Recently I looked at Kentmere Pan 400 made by HARMAN/ILFORD in the UK. I showed 5 Frames shot at box speed with my Leica M6 and 35mm f/2.4 Summarit-M. I was very pleasantly pleased with the prints I made from this film. How about rating the film for a higher EI (aka underexposing it and […]
5 Frames… Building a cabin in Texas on Kentmere 400 (EI 400 / 35mm Format / Canon EOS A2)
I returned to film photography in 2017 after more than a decade long break. My gear is a mixture of Mamiya (6×6, 6×4.5) and Canon (35mm). My partner, who shoots digital today, used this Canon EOS A2 as his primary camera from the mid-1990s until 2006. After I had spent a year focused on technique […]
An on-the-cheap private investigation into European BW films: ORWO or Kentmere, to be or not to be?
The whole idea behind this article started as I was looking into finding a “daily” use black and white film, on the cheap, so that I could bulk roll my own. As I’m from Europe (Romania, just one sharp right away from the Black Sea), I first looked into Foma Bohemia films, which are quite […]
EMULSIVE interview #126: I am Lilly Schwartz and this is why I shoot film
It’s a pleasure to be able to bring you Lilly Schwartz or @blaurebell, as she’s know on Twitter for today’s interview. Lilly is a true film photography hero.