Have you ever experienced when you unloading your Smena 8M and just for fun, test firing your Smena 8M and suddenly you notice that 1 of your shutter blades is not working? You will wonder, "Argh!! What happen to my rolls?? Is it nicely exposed or a disaster?".
For me, there is a difference between color negative and B/W when it comes to taking a portrait or some scenes that that you feel has 'something' in it. This B/W film will give you a dramatic effect.
This past spring break, I escaped the boring clutter of everyday life, and went to New York for a breath of fresh photographic air. This is how I see NYC, a place where the true photographic magic happens on the streets.
When you want to shoot Black and White film, you're greeted by a strange and exciting array of films catering to all sorts of needs. Fast, slow, and in a variety of contrasts. But they're split down the middle into two distinct groups - Traditional B&W films, and C-41 Black and White. So what's the difference?
The San Francisco-based photographer and writer, Ian Tuttle, has created an awesome way to keep his subjects within frame (so to speak). With this nifty camera modification there's always a captive audience!
Lynx is like a girl next door with great personality who's on a little chubby side. But why do I often dream of Yashica. Could it be the Radioactive lens giving me brain damage? Could it be the nostalgic feeling of 1960's Japan and Astro Boy?
In a city surrounded by skyscrapers, banks and law firms, where do you go to unwind? Where do you go to get away from city life? The next beach is overcrowded, at the next beach are clubs where you're bound to run into people you know turning the night into yet another beer consumption ritual. So where do you go to unwind? The answer is this, the Palmengarten Waterfalls!
Beautiful, haunting, gothic, a Victorian cemetery near Earls Court. What a treat!
With the help of my Lubitel, I have discovered the sprawling nature of the Hiller Torfmoor (peat bog).
A very special film: No orange mask, very saturated colorful images and stable for the next 300 years. Easy to scan and easy to shoot.
A short review of my new (wasn't sure whether it was working) Pentina from ebay!
Who doesn't feel it's painfully missing? A multiple exposure switch on your beloved ColorSplash. If you don't mind a few small holes in the face of your white spaceship - or you can accept it in order to make colorful multiple exposures with your ColorSplash - Here's a little tip.