More Recent Articles in #reviews

  • Ilford XP2 (120, 400 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Ilford XP2 (120, 400 iso) staff-review

    If you need exceptionally small grain and spot-on pinprick sharpness, then this film is your ticket. On top of that, it can be processed in normal C41 chemicals - meaning that even the el cheapo lab or supermarket down the road can develop this film at their usual rock-bottom price. If there is a more penny-saving way of shooting creatively and easily with B&W, we haven't found it.

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  • Ilford HP5 (35mm, 400 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Ilford HP5 (35mm, 400 iso)

    A faster film with more grain and stronger contrast. Whites are super-bright, blacks are super-bold, and it's all good! Go ahead and live it up a little - we ain't gonna tell nobody!

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  • Agfa APX (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa APX  (35mm, 100 iso)

    Deep blacks, rich whites, and a ton of contrast give this film a traditional-yet-edgy black and white appeal. Out of production in much of the world and quite rare!

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  • Fuji Superia (35mm, 1600 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Superia  (35mm, 1600 iso) staff-review

    Simply the greatest high-speed color film. Load this into your LC-A+ to shoot hand-held without blurring in a variety of lower-light and indoor conditions. Unless it's really dark out, you can kiss that tripod goodbye. And the enormous grain this film provides gives a crunchy lo-fi look to your images which is seriously awesome.

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  • Fuji Superia (35mm, 400 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Superia (35mm, 400 iso)

    Like Superia 100, it offers vivid yet natural colors but this higher speed allows you to stop action in sunshine and shoot without flash in lower light. 36 exposures. A great film for our plastic Lomography cameras - Fisheye, Supersampler, Oktomat, etc.

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  • Agfa Vista (35mm, 200 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa Vista  (35mm, 200 iso)

    Those bright, bold, contrasty colors of Vista 100 but with a "kicked-up-a-notch" speed of 200ISO. Don't you just love it?

  • Agfa Vista (35mm, 400 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa Vista (35mm, 400 iso)

    You say that Vista 100 and 200 just ain't fast enough? You've got to shoot a chimpanzee bicycle race or a chess match at dusk? Then Vista 400 is the solution for you my friend.

  • Agfa Vista (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa Vista  (35mm, 100 iso)

    Vista was the top banana of Agfa's consumer color films, and is now discontinued. It delivers even brighter colors and sharper contrast than the usual Agfacolor film with that 100 ISO fine grain that we love.

  • Agfa APX (35mm, 400 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa APX  (35mm, 400 iso) staff-review

    Those super-strong black and white tones that you love in APX 100, but with a speed boost to 400 for extra-dark or extra-fast subject. Woot, woot says I. The bigger grain is quite tasty too.

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  • Fuji Reala (35mm, 100 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Reala (35mm, 100 iso) staff-review

    Bold colors, great skin tones, and super-reliable performance means that Reala is quite possibly the best consumer-grade color negative film in the world. For real!

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  • Rollei Retro (35mm, 400 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Rollei Retro  (35mm, 400 iso)

    A very special film designed to give the sharp tones and punchy contrast of classic black and white photography.

  • Fuji Superia (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Superia  (35mm, 100 iso)

    A basic and beautiful film with fine grain and vivid, yet natural colors. It's especially good with light skin tones.

  • Lucky SDH (120, 100 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Lucky SDH (120, 100 iso) staff-review

    A seriously rare and unique Chinese black and white film that has to be seen to be believed. Lucky is famous around the world for its cheap-yet-bizarre appeal, and this contrasty emulsion (famous for its slightly over-strong highlights) is the perfect match for the Holga's equally off-kilter optics.

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  • Agfa Pro Pack (35mm, 200 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Agfa Pro Pack (35mm, 200 iso) staff-review

    A discontinued old favorite that's still fresh and ready to shoot. This rare film yields bright colors and sharp subjects.

  • Lomography Lomo Film (35mm, 100 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Lomography Lomo Film (35mm, 100 iso) staff-review

    Packaged in a glossy and charming box, each roll of this 35mm color negative by Lomography is set for vibrant colors and great contrast.

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  • Lomography X-Pro (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Lomography X-Pro (35mm, 100 iso)

    Only the finest in analog emulsions for your ever-hungry Lomographic camera, the Lomo X-pro.

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  • Foma Fomapan (35mm, 400 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Foma Fomapan  (35mm, 400 iso)

    As the name suggests this B&W film is speedy. However, as with the Fomapan 100, the Action is great at getting results in unfavourable light conditions, using short exposure times. Nice price, nice effect.

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  • Foma Fomapan (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Foma Fomapan  (35mm, 100 iso)

    This rather funky Czech-made black and white chap is actually a bit of king when it comes to making the most of unsatisfactory weather conditions. Yielding low grain, low contrast shots whether under or over-exposed. You can rely on this one to bring home the goods.

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  • Ilford SFX (120, 200 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Ilford SFX  (120, 200 iso)

    After spending some years in "the discontinued film wilderness", we are pleased to announce that the Ilford SFX super premium special effects film is back. Using an "extended red range" this film mimics the insane look of infrared films - without the expensive and complicated development. Slap a red filter onto the end of your lens (or just hold one in front) for an even more dramatic effect. Plants and foliage have a strong white glow and skin tones take on a supernatural appearance.

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  • Fuji Velvia (120, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Velvia (120, 100 iso)

    Velvia is world-famous as the most saturated slide film that you can buy. Shoot this on a bright day and develop it normally, and the results will knock you head over arse. When crossed, it gives you that wild Fuji green-blue color shift that we absolutely love.

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  • Foma Fomapan (120, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Foma Fomapan  (120, 100 iso)

    Sharper than your mum's knitting needles, the Fortepan 100 is an excellent and affordable B & W film. Fine grained and fantastic in normal light conditions.

  • Ilford SFX (35mm, 200 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Ilford SFX  (35mm, 200 iso)

    After spending some years in "the discontinued film wilderness", we are pleased to announce that the Ilford SFX super premium special effects film is back. Using an "extended red range" this film mimics the insane look of infrared films - without the expensive and complicated development. Slap a red filter onto the end of your lens (or just hold one in front) for an even more dramatic effect. Plants and foliage have a strong white glow and skin tones take on a supernatural appearance.

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  • Fuji NPS (35mm, 160 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews

    Now the ‘Pro’ part isn’t just a name. The colours, contrast and dynamic range are the business. Distinctively, the film keeps the velvety-smooth fine grain you would expect from a much slower film

  • Fuji Provia (35mm, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Provia (35mm, 100 iso)

    When you don’t want to be slapped around the face with saturation, but equally don’t fancy the understatement of the Astia, this vintage is just the thing! The best of both worlds and does the fuji cross-processing thingy like.

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  • Kodak Elitechrome ED (35mm, 200 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Kodak Elitechrome ED (35mm, 200 iso) staff-review

    You still want super-fine grain, still crave that signature Kodak Chrome slide magic, still like to keep your options open light-wise…But sometimes you just want a little more speed, right? The ED200 says "well, alright then".

  • Kodak Ektachrome G (120, 100 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Kodak Ektachrome G (120, 100 iso)

    Images are so animated – they reach out and grab you. A finer grained slide you couldn’t hope find. That’s because the 100G is one hi-tech transparency player.

  • Fuji Superia (35mm, 200 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji Superia  (35mm, 200 iso)

    A good all-rounder. Easy to use with smooth, fine grain, enhanced colour reproduction and sharpness. The Superia 200 knocks out exceptionally true colours and is a faithful favourite.

  • Efke ir820 (120, 25 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Efke ir820 (120, 25 iso)

    This film is the real infrared deal! Marvellous spectral sensitivity up to 820nm. What does that mean? When coupled with an opaque red filter your images will blast with pure white wizardry. Trees, clouds and skin will be awakened in white.

  • Forte Fortepan (120, 100 iso) staff-review

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Forte Fortepan (120, 100 iso) staff-review

    Sharper than your mum's knitting needles, the Fortepan 100 is an excellent and affordable B & W film. Fine grained and fantastic in normal light conditions.

  • Fuji NPZ (35mm, 800 iso)

    written by fookshit on 2008-05-23 in #reviews
    Fuji NPZ (35mm, 800 iso)

    Do you have the need for speed? If you do - the NPZ 800 has it. If you don’t well it’s just a bonus to go with this premium quality, fine grained, high saturation film. Most films couldn’t cut it against this speedy amigo in a low light situation.