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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… Of fear and self-loathing in Farm Vegas on CineStill 800T (35mm Format / EI 800 / Nikkormat FTN + Nikkor-S 35mm f/2.8)

I shot film back in 2004, so it shouldn’t be difficult to jump back in. At least that’s what I told myself when I found 12 rolls of 30-year expired film last year. I ended up shooting those expired rolls and feeling pretty cocky. I hadn’t had them developed yet but a friend had sent […]

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5 Frames… Showing a different side to Birmingham on CineStill 800 Tungsten (EI 400 / 120 format / Rolleiflex 2.8F)

Around mid-2018, after seven years of shooting digital, I decided to put the digital camera down for a little while as I experimented with learning and shooting film for my personal work. I have been photographing the streets of Birmingham UK for several years, but had never shot film before, so this seemed like a […]

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5 Frames… Wandering through Bangkok with CineStill 800 Tungsten (EI 1250 / 35mm format / Yashica FX-3 Super 2000)

I’ve always wanted to try CineStill 800T since it came out a few years ago. I’ve been delighted by all the pictures I’ve seen online; the saturated colors, the lack of anti-halation adding that unique glow to bright sources and the overall effect this incredible film can ensure in low light situations with artificial lights. […]