Spring was starting to kick in. I had been planning a trip with my wife for quite some time, but the pandemic held us back home. We were set on visiting Sibiu, a small medieval city in central Romania or Transylvania. I packed several film cameras and wanted to shoot some medium format 6×6 color […]
Tag: Yashica Mat-124 Film Camera
EMULSIVE Interview #223: I am Ellen Rogers and this is why I shoot film (Mildly NSFW)
Welcome to today’s fresh EMULSIVE interview. We have a bit of a treat this week in the form of polymath Ellen Rogers. Ellen is a photographer, colourist, lecturer, PhD student and fantasist — among other things. I’m so, so glad to be able to welcome her onto these pages! A couple of the photos are […]
Getting a 6×6 kick on Portugal’s Route 66 with a Rolleicord, Yashica and Hasselblad 500C
Bobby Troup and his wife Cynthia Hare sang the feeling of crossing one of America’s longest roads, way-way back in 1946 with the line, “Get your kicks, on Route 66.” Later that year Nat King Cole would record the song and contribute to making this dusty road — running more than 2000 miles all the […]
Still life in lockdown: Yashica MAT-124 and Fomapan 200 Creative
Greetings and salutations from Quentin Quarantino at Club Lockdown! I’ve always appreciated still life but never really practised it at a photography level. If you need encouragement may I recommend having a look at the work of Josef Sudek. What this master can do with just an egg and a glass, is outstanding! Even though […]
5 Frames… With Fujifilm Superia 100 (EI 100 / 120 format / Yashica-mat 124)
I was loading film in my Hasselblad on a street bench in Prague when an old man approached me. He used to be a professional photographer back in the day, and he was curious about my camera. Coincidentally, his freezer had died a few days before, and there were some 120 rolls that he was […]
Camera review: the Yashica Mat 124
“You can have it for £40, but the meter’s broken, so it’s sold as seen.
Camera review: Yashica-mat 124 TLR
As a 6×6 format twin lens reflex camera, the Yashica Mat-124 TLR is considered a great entry-level camera for people who are moving up from 35mm to medium format film.