Back in January 2020, before the pandemic started, I traveled with my family to Miami Beach. We stayed at a hotel in Collins Avenue, in South Beach. As I would be doing a lot of street photography, I carried my Leica M2 with a Summaron 35mm 1:2.8. Despite the fact that most of my work […]
Shot on Kosmo Foto Agent Shadow at EI 400 + #15 yellow filterBlack and white negative film in 35mm FormatLeica M2 and 7Artisans 75mm f/1.25 Development notesILFORD ILFOTEC LC29: 1+29, 20°C/68°F, 11:00 (N)No presoak, 1-minute initial agitation, 5 inversions/minute, normal stop/fix/rinse
London-based Kosmo Foto recently announced their Kickstarter for a new film stock: Agent Shadow, a 35mm ISO 400 black and white panchromatic film that can be rated to at least EI 3200. The film is penciled in for a September 2021 release and I was lucky enough to be given a couple of rolls to […]
There are a few days left for 2020 (well, 2 at the time of publication) and like 2019, we didn’t see any film stocks being discontinued. A small blessing, given everything else that’s been going on. I was hoping for official news of a couple of new film stocks at least but you’ll have to […]
Travelling to unknown places makes you feel alive. Experiencing new things in a new environment makes your heart pumping.
Shot on Kodak ColorPlus 200 at EI 200
Color negative film in 35mm format
It must be 30 years since I’ve used ILFORD FP4 PLUS, of course, it was plain FP4 in those days (I stopped using it before the PLUS arrived in 1990).
A lot has been written about Bergger Pancro 400 on this website, so this is me just adding my small bit to the general happiness people get from using this film.
Readers with even the shortest of memories will remember today’s interviewee from his guest review of FILM Ferrania’s FERRANIA P30® emulsion back in April.
Today we’ve got a little treat for you in the form of Nik, aka unsavouryandgrouse. Nik’s a relatively new film shooter and based in Australia.
It’s rumoured that today’s interviewee spends so much time on the water because he was sent by an ancient subsea civilization to spy on us dry-landers using German glass and 6×7 format cameras.