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5 Frames… In the Great Kiva with Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 120 format / Reality So Subtle 6X6F)

The Great Kiva was reconstructed in 1934 by Hopi and Puebloan workers. This site was part of the extended Chaco Canyon regional cluster of settlements and is part of the Chaco Culture National Historic Park. The Aztec Ruins* became a National Monument in 1923, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, […]

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Photography: Overprotected – Shot on Kodak EKTACHROME 100VS (E100VS) at EI 100 (35mm format)

Shot on Kodak EKTACHROME 100VS (E100VS) at EI 100Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm formatNikon F6 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 AF-D Read the EKTACHROME 100VS reviewRead the EKTACHROME 100VS experimentation guide OverprotectedShot on Kodak EKTACHROME 100VS (E100VS) at EI 100Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm formatNikon F6 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.8 AF-D

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Shooting 100-year-old black and white film: Primor B2 Panchromatisch

“Where in god’s name did he find 100-year-old film?”, you might be asking yourself. Well I recently went to Budapest, Hungary for a vacation with some friends. During our stay, we happened to stumble upon a flea market on Gozsdu Udvar, a beautiful little street filled with bars and restaurants. One of the stands caught […]

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Compact camera mega test: Yashica Zoomate 115, the poor man’s MJU Zoom

Welcome to the twelfth and final quick camera review for my upcoming 12-camera 35mm camera mega test. In this series, I’ll be comparing image quality, durability, speed and overall performance for cameras ranging from the very high end of the 35mm compact camera world to the very low – or close to it. I’ll be […]

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There’s no such thing as 120mm film…

Let’s be as clear as possible: there is no such thing as “120mm film”. Medium format roll film for cameras like Hasselblads, Rolleiflexes and Pentax 67s, is called “120”. That simple ~120-year-old designation is all you ever need to use. This isn’t going to be a big revelation to many of you but we’ve come […]

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Camera review: Polaroid Automatic 100 Land Camera

In 1963, the Polaroid Corporation introduced the Automatic 100 Land Camera (also known as the Model 100). Named after Polaroid co-founder and genius inventor Edwin Land, the Land Cameras would go on to be a successful line of cameras for the company, produced in one form or another until the early 2000’s. Front View of […]