I didn’t imagine that film which over 30 years expired would yield any result, decent or otherwise. Following the unwritten rule of adding a stop of exposure per decade expired, my film speed plummeted from 80 ISO all the way down to 12 ISO. Not ideal for anything that moves, such as children or sports! […]
I’m fairly new to the world of film photography, so I’ve been doing quite a bit of experimentation lately. In order to better understand the medium (and to curtail some pandemic-induced boredom), I’ve taken to shooting a broad assortment of films, trying various processing methods, and using different developers. In continuing this trend, I recently […]
Having been sucked into digital in the early naughties and bled dry by four-figure kit purchases it was time hail out the modest EOS 300 I had in my 20’s and see what further damage I could do to my bank account now all these wonderful and obscure emulsions have appeared on the market. Leaping […]
In the beginning, there were trains. Model trains, then train watching, or railfanning, and then it led to a photography rabbit hole. Desire to get better, more impactful train photos fueled my passion for photography in general. A few years later, and I find myself shooting exclusively on film and mostly nature and landscape. Just […]
I shot these during a walk around my town (Raleigh, NC) on a partly cloudy morning. I’ve been in a bit of a photographic slump lately, so I reached for the panoramic swing-lens camera, hoping to shake things up a bit. I paired it with Svema Color 125, which is one of my favorite color […]
After listening to far too much of the FPP, I decided that bulk loading film is the way to go. So, I bought some single rolls to experiment with.
Update 01: 2018-09-20
Welcome to part six of this series exploring every single film stock still being made today.
Some call him, Mr. Polypan…That’s Polypan F, the black and white cinecopy film.
Others simply call him by the slightly less catchy Michael Bitaxi.