If you’re celebrating, Merry Christmas! If you’re not, welcome to the end of a year which, well, that’s enough about that. I made a promise to myself early in 2020 that I’d do my best to focus on the positives and share a little more love than usual this year. Things didn’t turn out exactly […]
The Nikon Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 is a lens I always wished for but never had a chance to have before this particular specimen appeared. Most of the ones I’d previously come across were too expensive for me but this one had the right balance of price and scratches. Given the fact it would be yet […]
A friend of mine gave me some 4×5 film a while back. It was originally purchased by her dad in 1979, who at the time was a professional photographer. He used mainly 120 medium format and 4×5 film for his work in that era, but did a ton of aerial work on a Fairchild K-20. […]
It was back in 1975 I received a letter from a textile company in Lima, Peru with a bid to make a calendar including pictures of Peruvian natives. The company gave me only a few days to complete the task. My only equipment was the Pentax Spotmatic SP with a 50mm f/1.4 and a Vivitar 200mm […]
I am a big fan of the Hasselblad V-system, I tested many different models, many different film backs, but one model remained – the most iconic format 70, which was used during the first Apollo missions! If you’re lucky, you’ll find everything almost immediately, I wasn’t so it took me a while. Finding a film […]
Combining two recent trends, namely de-cluttering and a revival of mid-century technology, I rediscovered a beloved family camera, the Yashica Mat and some expired and now discontinued Kodak Plus X 120 film.
Shot on Kodak Plus-X 125 at EI 100
Black and white negative film in 35mm format