Cinema Panorama – XPanding Your Horizons

During these extended quarantine sessions we’ve been experiencing these past two months, I decided to play with something different from the usual fare of 35mm or 120 film cameras. I figured sin ...

Cameras and Croissants: Sears Tower 50

Testing out cameras has become a way of life for Meghan and I, as such a variety pass through the store. Everything from odd little ones to “higher end” sought after ones – we always ...

SX-70 – Still Life Photography with Polaroid Lifts

In the spirit of isolation I decided to continue my exploration of close up still life photography. One of my favourite cameras to do this with is my Polaroid SX 70. Admittedly lately I’ve done fewe ...

Ferrania P30 – E’ bellissimo!

Ferrania, as a company has had a long and storied history, having been founded in Liguria, Italy in 1917, going through many changes of ownership before ceasing film productions in 2009. In 2013, howe ...

What’s In Your Camera Bag?

Sometimes it’s nice to share the little tips and tricks you’ve learned over the years, and some secrets you may want to keep to yourself. But if you are anything like me, you need to do al ...

Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day is in its 50th year this year! As photographers, many of us observe and photograph the natural world, or place subjects in serene forest settings, on beaches, or in fields. Taking care of th ...

Basic Instructions for Pinhole Photography

If you are looking for something a little different to try out in your darkroom, now could be the perfect time to try making a pinhole camera. The sun is out, and many of you have a bit of time to exp ...

Camera Speed Dating – Canon F1

Those that know Meghan and I know that we have what appears to be an on going camera acquisition problem. To remedy this but continue to try out ALL of the cameras we have decided to start borrowing ...

Catalogue Your Gear – Shooting Tips & App Options

Whether you are a film shooter or a digital shooter, an amateur or professional it’s a great idea to have a catalogue of your camera gear (or maybe your flashlights, if you’re Mike.) If yo ...

Lumen Printing

We thought we’d try to bring you some fun blog posts in the next little while that allow you to make use of items you may have in your home or yard (or balcony) while we are all practicing our s ...