Contax


My Contax T2, Mihai Dascalu

5 (8) Frames of „Detritus / Nuovi” in Bucharest on Kodak Portra 400 ( 35mm / EI 400 / Contax T2) – by Mihai Dascălu

Bucharest is a mix of old and new, beautiful and tasteless architecture mashed together in a dance of the absurd, visual clashes sprinkled at every …

Read more5 (8) Frames of „Detritus / Nuovi” in Bucharest on Kodak Portra 400 ( 35mm / EI 400 / Contax T2) – by Mihai Dascălu

Contaflex Super (New) and Kodacolor 400 Expired in 1987

Expired Film from 1987! Kodacolor VR 400 and the Contaflex Super (New)

Discovered in the depths of the cellar this film from 1987. My oh my expired, brittle and a pain in the major to develop and …

Read moreExpired Film from 1987! Kodacolor VR 400 and the Contaflex Super (New)

Contax 159 MM and ZEISS Planar 85mm f/1.4

5 Frames… Of Cinestill 800T at night (EI 1250 / 35mm format / Contax 159 MM) – by Dusty Traill-Forbyth

My father was a hobby photographer and had a beautiful collection of Contax equipment. As I progressed in my work, he started generously handing down …

Read more5 Frames… Of Cinestill 800T at night (EI 1250 / 35mm format / Contax 159 MM) – by Dusty Traill-Forbyth

Push me, pull you: The Contax RTS III and Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 35-70mm f/3.4

Following my CONTAX S2 review last year, I got thinking why I liked using my S2 so much more than my RTS II. After all, …

Read morePush me, pull you: The Contax RTS III and Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 35-70mm f/3.4

My Contax G1 and Carl Zeiss Planar 45mm f/2

5 Frames… With Lomography LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Contax G1) – by Devon Christopher Adams

A few months ago I was heading to Europe for a few weeks. I needed a trusty camera that would allow me complete control but …

Read more5 Frames… With Lomography LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Contax G1) – by Devon Christopher Adams

5 Frames With... Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 35mm / Contax T2) - by Ehimetalor Unuabona

5 Frames… Of Jarvis Cocker on Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Contax T2) – by Ehimetalor Unuabona

This begins with a very unexpected message from a fellow photographer. Offering me a ticket to join him at All Points East Festival. With instant …

Read more5 Frames… Of Jarvis Cocker on Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Contax T2) – by Ehimetalor Unuabona

Reviewing the CONTAX AX: autofocusing manual focus lenses

An early swansong? Reviewing the CONTAX AX: autofocusing manual lenses

When it comes to autofocusing manual lenses on film cameras there is really only one option: the unique and relatively short-lived CONTAX AX. Chunky sibling of the CONTAX RX and…

Polaroid Land 420, Fuji FP-3000B

EMULSIVE interview #198: I am Angela Solis and this is why I shoot film

I’ve known today’s interviewee online for a few years now, and even had the pleasure of meeting her back in 2018*.

Biarzo, Italy, 2016 - Kodak T-MAX 400, Contax G2

Interview #194: I am Ezequiel Grimaldi and this is why I shoot film

I’m pleased to be able to introduce today’s fresh interview with Ezequiel Grimaldi, film photographer based in Spain’s San Sebastian.

I’ll keep this short so you can spend as much time as possible on the images below.

Sheave - Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200. Color negative film in 35mm format.

Photography: Sheaves – Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200 (35mm format)

Sheaves

Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200Color negative film in 35mm formatContax AX + Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/2.8

SheaveShot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200.Color negative film in 35mm format.

12 kilos - Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200. Color negative film in 35mm format.

Photography: 12 kilos – Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200 (35mm format)

12 kilos

Shot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200Color negative film in 35mm formatContax AX + Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/2.8

12 kilosShot on Fujicolor C200 at EI 200.Color negative film in 35mm format.

Ignominious defeat - Shot on ORWO N74 plus at EI 400. Black and white negative film in 35mm format.

Photography: Ignominious defeat – Shot on ORWO N74 plus at EI 400 (35mm format)

Ignominious defeat

Shot on ORWO N74 plus at EI 400
Black and white negative film in 35mm format

 

Development notes
Rodinal: 1+100, 21°C/70°F, 60:00 (N)
No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation, 3 inversions/ 30 minutes, normal stop/fix/rinse

 

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Load bearing - Shot on Lomography Earl Grey BW 400 at EI 1600. Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Push processed two stops.

Photography: Load bearing – Shot on Lomography Earl Grey BW 400 at EI 1600 (35mm format)

Load bearing

Shot on Lomography Lady Grey BW 400 at EI 1600.
Black and white negative film in 35mm format.
Push processed two stops.

 

Development notes:
Kodak HC-110: 1+47(E), 21°C/70°F, 06:00 (N+2)
No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation