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5 Frames… Around NYC’s Lower East Side on CineStill BwXX with the Konica C35MFD (35mm format / EI 250 / Hexanon 38mm f/2.8)

Last December, I was fortunate enough to take a solo trip to New York City after my semester finished up. I settled on staying in the Lower East Side, where I could easily walk to museums and other unique spaces without breaking a sweat. As a Canadian visiting NYC, I very much wanted to blend […]

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The wild bear in my neighborhood: Documenting Halloween 2021’s Bangkok lèse-majesté protests on 35mm film

Let’s say there’s this wild bear in your neighborhood. He terrorizes the children and snaps his teeth at the elderly. He breaks into people’s homes, stomps on their plants, destroys their lawn furniture, and eats their food. Although the bear is being his bear-self, people are frustrated and they have concerns. The wild bear in […]

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5 Frames… Along downtown Toronto’s Bathurst Street on CineStill 800T (EI 800 / 35mm Format / Canon EOS 10)

Every Torontonian or Scott Pilgrim vs. The World fan should have some familiarity with the colourful Bathurst Street. As someone who lives alongside northern Bathurst, I had always wondered how I could channel my inner Edgar Wright and explore the area with my camera. The opportunity arose in Winter 2020, when I had to finish […]

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A deeper dive into CineStill Simplified Cs2 chemistry: ECN-2 + CINESTILL = ?

We are the Brothers Wright, the photographers and creators behind CineStill. Ever since the beta tests of CineStill 800T processed in C-41 chemistry, and especially once we began designing simplified chemical processes, we have been asked many technical questions about motion picture processing and still photography. Over the years, we have done our best to […]

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5 Frames… With A Kaleidoscope Filter and Cinestill 50D (35mm Format / EI 50 / Canon AE-1 + Canon FD 50mm f/1.8)

When I started shooting analog, I mostly shot on Polaroid film and basically still do so today. Compared to 35mm film, shooting Polaroids is very straightforward, as the cameras only offer less than basic adjustment options – there is a lighten/darken wheel and a manual focus and that’s it. But lately, I felt the urge […]