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It feels like there's been an explosion of new films and analogue photography podcasts hit the air this year.
Probably the most awkward aspect of developing films at home is getting your exposed film onto a reel and into a developing tank.
Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part six of this series exploring every single film stock still being made today.
After my first exposure to working with large format sheet film in a DIY pinhole camera, I decided to explore this line of film photography a bit further.
“You can have it for £40, but the meter’s broken, so it’s sold as seen.
MEXICO — The monsoon rains had been slow in coming. The heat built and there were clouds in the white-hot sky but the rains did not come. People died in their houses and in the streets.
Update 02: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part five of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today.
Just a few weeks ago I had the pleasure to be invited by Fuji Europe to the launch of their new all-analog Instax SQUARE SQ6 camera in the Netherlands.
Photographs become something special when printed. You can touch them, feel them, and get up close to them.
I kicked off the previous article in this series by stating that in its V-System, Hasselblad created one of, if not the world's most comprehensive and flexible medium format camera system.
In 2009 I bought my third digital camera, a little Panasonic Lumix LX3 to complement my somewhat chunkier DSLR. In 2012 I sold it, partly to fund its replacement, a Sony RX100.
In 2006 or so a good friend of mine sold off his 150mm f/2.8 Schneider Xenotar large format lens.
If you boil a potato long enough; it will become soft. Boil an egg long enough and it will become hard.
I'm going to go out on a limb and say that for me, the new Billingham Hadley Small Pro is pretty much the perfect daily use camera bag. Believe me, I'm as surprised as you.
Mention 6x6cm medium format film cameras to a photographer and most will immediately think Hasselblad. Mention Rolleiflex to the same group and they will almost certainly think of the well-respected range of twin lens reflex (TLR) cameras.
Update 03: 2018-11-20 Welcome to part four of this series exploring every single film stock (including instant film, dry plates, etc.), still being made today.
It sounds very grand when you tell people that you are having a field camera made for you. I certainly felt grand and excited when I placed my order for an Intrepid 4x5 with blue bellows and lens board.
Update 01: 2018-09-20 Welcome to part three of this series exploring every single film photography stock still being made today.
This whole project started when I realized I had been blindly allegiant to certain black and white films for a number of years without any particular rhyme or reason.