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5 Frames… Of tradition on a Kodak Pro Image 100 (35mm Format / EI 100 / Nikon F4 + Nikkor 24mm f/2.8 AF) – By Abel M

“The rituals are symbolic actions, an enormous signifier that without transmitting anything, the community recognizes in them signs of identity.” The Disappearance of Rituals, Byung-Chul Han What is the meaning of a tradition? Recently, I was invited to a celebration, a party to commemorate the 15th birthday of a coworker’s granddaughter, with whose family we […]

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5 Frames… Of Zeche Zollverein on Silberra Color 50 (120 Format / EI 125 / Mamiya 645 1000s + Sekor-C 45mm f/2.8, 80mm f/2.8 and 150mm f/4) – by Ernst-Jan de Vries

Nowadays, more and more companies are selling bulk-loaded/rebranded Kodak Aerocolor 2460 for still photography. One of the first companies to do this was Silberra from St. Peterburg in spring of 2021. They brought out three iterations, Silberra Color 50, 100, and 160. According to them, all films with their own unique colours but in fact, […]

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5 Frames… From Devotion chapter one: “Girls” – Kodak Tri-X 400 (120 format / EI 400 / Yashica 635) – by Lisa K Cho

My new project, “Devotion” takes its inspiration from my newfound love and commitment to my hometown, Hawaii. The series invites the viewer to see Hawaii through my lens as I revisit memories from my youth, collaborate with the new wave of creatives, and explore the deep relationships we have with one another and our community. […]

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5 Frames… Of Kodak Plus-X Professional 125 / 120 / EI 50 / Ansco Speedex 4.5 Special + Agfa Solinar 85mm f/4.5) – by Rodolfo E. Ramírez

The 1950s saw the release of the Ansco Speedex 4.5 Special, a 6×6 folding camera made in Germany and sold by Ansco and Agfa under the names Speedex and Isolette. The camera lineup offered a range of models with diverse lens and shutter configurations to suit different budgets. As a piece of photographic equipment, the […]

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5 Frames… Of street photography in Buenos Aires on the Mamiya RB67 (120 format / EI 100 / Kodak T-MAX 100) – by Simón Ducos

In the summer of 2019, I sold my trusty Olympus XA in order to buy my then-dream camera: the Mamiya RB67. Although these cameras are vastly different, the XA being ideal for travel and street photography while the RB is more for studio shoots and still-life, I was convinced that when the time came I […]

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Penny for your thoughts: Documenting a unique bike race on medium format film

Having traveled internationally for years in search of compelling imagery, I sometimes feel like there aren’t many unique events left to cover in my own backyard. That’s obviously not the case, as the world (even my small corner of it) is filled with undiscovered wonders. This reassuring fact was driven home recently when a friend […]

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5 Frames… At Beers & Cameras Sacramento on expired Kodak Supra 400 (35mm / EI 25 / Leica M3 with 50mm f/2 Dual-Range Summicron)

Much to the joy of us Northern California film shooters, Beer & Cameras Sacramento recently reawakened after its long Covid slumber. To mark the occasion, I brought my Leica M3, the awesome 50mm f/2 Dual-Range Summicron, and an expired roll of Kodak Supra 400 to their meetup at a local brewery. Of course, the meetup […]

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Hidden in Plain Sight: A 36-Day Quest to Discover the Daily Miracle of Nature’s Quiet Moments – by Dan Kehlenbach

The concept seemed simple — pick a specific place and explore it every day for thirty-six days, use only one camera and one lens, and take one photograph each day. One click of the shutter. With film. No second chances, no do-overs. I’ve been fascinated by this notion ever since watching Jim Brandenburg’s Chased by […]