• The Sudden La Sardina

    written by mcrstar on 2011-12-11 #gear
    The Sudden La Sardina

    La Sardina charmed me from the first sight in real life. I was not planning to buy it, but now it's one of my favorite camera. This is a great gift!

  • Plaster to Label Film

    written by mcrstar on 2011-09-26 #gear #tutorials
    Plaster to Label Film

    I think we all had times when we've forgotten the film we put in our cameras. I would like to offer a simple and interesting way by which you cannot forget the film you are using in the camera.

  • Kodak Ektachrome 64T: Only X-Pro

    written by mcrstar on 2011-08-05 #gear
    Kodak Ektachrome 64T: Only X-Pro

    Excellent film who loves a lot of light. The film provides a vivid saturated colors and excellent sharpness. Cross-process of this film should be reminded your old, overexposed home movies.

  • 20 years of expiration

    written by mcrstar on 2011-04-11 #gear
    20 years of expiration

    Tasma Photo 64 - one of the most popular films in the Soviet Union. Tasma and Svema factories were almost the sole suppliers of the film on the Soviet market. At the moment, Tasma factory still produces the film, but only highly specialized type of X-ray film and film for aerial photography.

  • Diana Mini - Review after one and a half years of use

    written by mcrstar on 2011-03-11 #gear
    Diana Mini - Review after one and a half years of use

    Hi, I want to talk about personal experiences of shooting for Diana mini for one and a half years of use. I'm not going to talk about the characteristics of the camera since you perfectly know that already. I'll tell you about my personal feelings instead.

  • BelOMO Etyud (Etude)

    written by mcrstar on 2011-01-02 #gear
    BelOMO Etyud (Etude)

    Etyud -- this is a simple for use plastic camera. One of the few plastic 120 type cameras in the USSR of a 60's and 70's. Faded colors, angular body -- the soviet people know with this type of design. But shoot this camera is very nice.

  • Quickie Tipster: Table for the Calculation

    written by mcrstar on 2010-11-02 #gear #tutorials
    Quickie Tipster: Table for the Calculation

    I often long pondered the same set of preferences for this or that shot for the camera "Lubitel". I do not know what causes it, because with all the other cameras I shoot very fast.

  • Hotshoe on Gakken TLR Camera

    written by mcrstar on 2010-10-17 #gear #tutorials
    Hotshoe on Gakken TLR Camera

    It's no secret that Gakken TLR camera is Doesn't have the shoe for flash. Putting one on it isn't that hard!

  • Herco Imperial Flash Camera

    written by mcrstar on 2010-10-14 #gear
    Herco Imperial Flash Camera

    Everyone who enjoy photography has a favourite type of camera. Someone like half-frame cameras for their small size and large number of personnel, others a professional reflex camera, TLR's etc... But I also realized that I love vintage box-cameras.

  • Rybinsk Reservoir (Rybinsk Sea)

    written by mcrstar on 2010-09-14 #places
    Rybinsk Reservoir (Rybinsk Sea)

    Rybinsk Reservoir -- large artificial lake on the river Volga and its tributaries, formed more than 50 years ago. It was planned as the world's largest artificial lake in the world. Currently, the reservoir (or simply "The sea") is an important part of navigation, environmentology and rest people. My friends and I also like very much to rest on its shore.

  • Boarding House

    written by mcrstar on 2010-04-25 #places
    Boarding House

    I love finding places from the past, in this case from the Soviet past. Although I have not long lived in the Union, but I know and feel the state of such places, to which the spirit of "perestroika" has not yet arrived. One of them, I visited this week: I beg to love and favor rubles (otherwise they will be shut down completely) - a boarding house "Forest town".

  • Filevsky Park (Fili Park)

    written by mcrstar on 2010-03-20 #places
    Filevsky Park (Fili Park)

    The park is located on the west of Moscow, and go into it, I decided in the early morning.