I started taking photos in 2020 as a hobby, the idea of photography excited me as it was a way to see the city and my Vancouver neighbourhood through a different lens. Growing up my mom loved photography and had always had a Nikon FE around. As a child, I loved holding the camera, turning […]
During the confinement period in France earlier this year, I have decided to get back to film photography. I found this Nikon FG in excellent condition with a Nikkor 50mm Series E f/1.8 lens and a Falcor 28mmm f/2.8 lens on a second-hand website popular in France. The camera was going for 90 euros. The […]
Hi, my name is Philipp, I’m 38 years and like to photograph on film. I loaded my first roll of film with my brother at the age of 12 and since then I’ve been taking photos more or less. Sometime after my early introduction, my brother got an old Minolta SRT from our uncle who […]
Having been a Boy Scout for the majority of my life, I have spent a lot of time looking for a capable and lightweight SLR to take camping, hiking, and in this case canoeing. In this article, I have opted to refrain from talking about ILFORD HP5 PLUS extensively, but I will say that it […]
This is a weird time to have photography as a hobby. Due to Covid-19 many places are still closed, while others have limit capacity or hours of operation. If that wasn’t bad enough, toilet paper and disinfectants are still hard to come by. I had convinced myself, that if this is really the end of […]
In January 2006, after 5 or so years of film photography with a combination of cheaper cameras (e.g., a Minolta SRT-101, a Fed-3 and an old Mamiya 35mm), I bought a like-new Nikon FM3A for $429 USD on eBay. Since then it has shot hundreds (if not thousands) of rolls of film, and has accompanied […]
The two most popular consumer films used today are Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200.