After my recent rant about plastic cameras NEVER working for me, one finally did! The very cool plastic Coca Cola can camera. Sadly mine is pretty beat up and its flash doesn't work but still good for a sunny day. To shoot it one must flip up the side...you may know from past posts that... Continue reading →

A few months ago I finally got my own Rolleiflex 2.8, the “C” model. It’s not one of the more fluid ones to use (I say this because often the faster 1/500 shutter speed springs on Rolleiflex’s can be stiff), but it is one of the less common and it is in great shape. I…

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Reticulation! So in the March 2022 newsletter I expounded upon my bad luck shooting plastic cameras…and my latest reticulation “adventure.” I had two rolls of the offending garage stored Agfa APX 400 and recently I developed the second roll, which was shot in my Leica IIIF / Voigtlander 35mm f2.8. It too was heavily reticulated,…

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Over the weekend Beau Photo was the star of a short film! (Ok, maybe co-star!) Kathy and Jason were on site to oversee an inaugural film shoot at the store, and most of you wouldn’t have recognized the place! Crazy8s is a film making challenge run by the not-for-profit Crazy8s Film Society that provides funding…

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It’s that time of year again! We are kicking off Beaucember 2021 with a great deal on our Self-Serve Canon Printing & Scanning Station! Be sure to check out a new deal everyday here in this blog post or on our social media accounts. Most of these sales will run until December 23rd, 2021 unless…

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If you interested in some alternative film options, we have the Lomochrome Purple in store currently in 35mm and 120 format. This is a fun film created by Lomography that is quite unique from any other film available today. It is meant to sort of emulate colour infrared film, though it is not really infrared…

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Nikon EM 50mm f/1.8

January 20th 2021. Wednesday. 2:35pm. Beau Photo Supplies – Meghan: Recently we got in some new black and white film from Rollei that we had not seen before so Nicole, Mustafa and I set out to all shoot a roll. I also decided it was about time I tried out the only Nikon camera I…

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Foma Bohemia is a manufacturer of film, paper and chemicals based out of Central Europe, specifically the Czech Republic. They’re most known for their Fomapan line of films, of which they’ve been doing since the early 20th century. They make Fomapan in three speeds, 100 Classic, 200 Creative and 400 Action.     Fomapan happens…

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