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5 Frames… Of in-focus shots with a Nikonos III on Arista.EDU Ultra 100 (120 Format / EI 200)

Most of us that have been around film photography for a long time know the Nikon Nikonos underwater camera. It was always a bit of a mysterious camera, reserved for fantastic journeys into the great depths of the oceans. These days, Nikonos cameras seem to be more of a curiosity of the past.  Sadly, these were precision-engineered […]

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5 Frames… Of Laurel Hill Cemetery on Fomapan 100 Classic (120 Format / EI 100 / Zeiss Ikon Super Ikonta A 531 + 7cm Tessar)

The weather is getting colder so any temperate day is a good excuse to go for a walk. With the pandemic worsening, the only crowds I felt safe visiting were those interred in Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery. Founded in the first half of the 19th century it was meant as a park for the living […]

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5 Frames… Of Lucca, Tuscany on a Bilora Bella 66-3 (120 Format / EI 400 / Fomapan 400 Action)

I was fascinated by the compactness and vintage colors with which this machine was built and also by the extreme simplicity of the commands with which to take photographs. I currently use medium format cameras, even in formats smaller than 6×6 but none has the weight, dimensions and compact like Bilora Bella. I decided to […]