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5 Frames… Around Virginia Beach on Kodak Portra 400 (Konica Hexar RF + Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f/2 MC Aspherical Type II)

“Are you taking pictures of me?” he asked somewhat curiously, somewhat annoyed. I was. He spontaneously struck a pose, I quickly took the shot. “They stole one of my guitars,” he candidly shared. “It’s okay: I have two more, motherf*ckers!” I lamented the unfortunate turn of events. Seemingly unfazed, he replied, “I only need one […]

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5 Frames… Of Northern Arizonan Americana on Kodak Portra 400 with a Mamiya 23 Standard + Mamiya Sekor 150mm f/5.6 – by Garry Cahal

I have passed through this area of Northern Arizona known as Grey Mountain many times for work. This trip was different. I had my new to me Mamiya 23 Standard 6×9 medium format camera with me and a fresh roll of Kodak Portra 400. The abandoned Whiting Hotel has recently had a colorful facelift from […]

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Same format, different story: Making the switch from a Pentax 67 to a Mamiya 7ii

I had been meaning to get into the medium format 6×7 game for a while and I finally bought the Pentax 67 (the “middle” version before the 67II) at an auction. For a long time, it was my go-to medium format camera. We had a real love-hate relationship. I loved the 105mm lens and hated, […]

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5 Frames… And a bit of luck with a Mamiya 645 PRo and Kodak Portra 400 (120 Format / EI 400 / Mamiya Sekor C 80mm f/2.8)

I wouldn’t say I’m a completely skeptical person. Superstition isn’t really my thing too. But when it comes to giveaways and raffles, sometimes I like to play the odds. With my Mamiya 645 Pro, that was the case. I saw a raffle online with three prizes and a few numbers at a reasonable price. The […]

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

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 step… I am always amazed at how the city evolves, in a way that virtually anything seems possible for the future. The city hall and private developers seem to have […]