Kodak Ultramax 400 – Ultra value
Kodak Ultramax 400 is a mid-speed 35mm film with wide exposure latitude. I have been using this emulsion for many years now.
Fujifilm Natura (Superia) 1600 – The need for colour speed
Fujifilm Natura (Superia) 1600 was a high speed colour negative film which is greatly missed. I shot a few rolls and understand why.
Kodak Ektachrome – The first time that nearly wasn’t
A story on how the first use of the new Kodak Ektachrome went, with initial impressions and review.
Combinations – Zorki 4 and Redscaled Film
Shooting with the Red October theme is one thing, shooting a Soviet Zorki 4 camera with redscale film is a combination that doesn’t get any more red. This ensures that the tool is red (aka Soviet), but also the result (aesthetically). The thought of this came through a suggestion from a friend on the yearly Red October theme that is shot by photographers that appreciate cameras made from former Soviet countries. They do have a reputation of quality issues, but also a fanatical following. This is sometimes attributed with the unique look the glass from the Soviet factories gives photographs. Redscale is a way of modifying how colour film is…
Combinations – Fuji GSW690iii and Kodak Ektar
Combine two classics like the Fuji GSW690III and Kodak Ektar 100 and take them out the Australian countryside. The results are sure to be good.
Polaroid Spectra – Almost Instant
Square instant photography too limiting? Want a camera that fits nicely on The Love Boat set? You have a preference for the Polaroid integral instant film? There is one camera that fits this bill, it is the Polaroid Spectra! The Spectra uses the same film formula as the Polaroid 600 cameras but is in a wider format rather than the more well known square. The Spectra is more advanced and complicated than the Sun 600 series, and generally produces a better quality result. Aimed at the more advanced user and unlike the 600s and even the 1000 series, it offers quite a few extra controls. It does still maintain the…
Film DX Coding – A photographer’s life hack
Modifying the DX Coding on film allows you to use a different ISO in an automatic camera. Perfect for pushing/pulling film and for bulk rolled film.
Polaroid Sun 660 Autofocus Land Camera – Instant gratification
The Polaroid 600 series of instant cameras were widely distributed for easy way of everyone to have instant photos. Review of Sun 660 model.
Lomochrome – Feeling the purple and turquoise
Lomochrome films Purple and Turquoise are specialty films designed for creative results. I shot both in medium format in the Fuji GS645S.
Film cross processing is a way processing slide film as a negative film or visa versa. By using this technique it gives you some very creative results.