January 18 is a very special day, for many reasons. Jesus was proclaimed as Christ, Kevin Costner was born and the Sierra Leone Civil War was declared to be over. And in 1982, in a rainy city on Canada’s west coast called Vancouver, a small photo store called Beau Photo Supplies was founded. Believe it…

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The Pentax K1000 has become well known over the past three decades as one of the best cameras for people looking to get started in photography. This is mainly due to how simple it is to operate. There are no frills when it come to features. The K1000 was introduced in 1976 as the basic,…

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Photography is old. It’s not as old as drawing or painting, but it’s still old. The oldest surviving photograph, a heliographic photograph titled View From the Window at Le Gras is from 1827. That is almost two 90 year old people living back to back! With that, in the 19th century there was landslide of…

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rpx 25

The Rollei RPX series is, in my opinion, film that never seem to get enough love. It’s easy to see why. The market is somewhat saturated with black and white film, with options from the major players like Kodak and Ilford as well as plenty more from smaller niche manufacturers like Bergger and Film Ferrania….

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rollei retro 80s

Ah it’s so damn sunny outside now. Everyone is taking out their linen sheets and wearing their shorts. Great time to be learning sunny 16, too. And because it’s so beautiful out, we thought that perhaps it’s now time to start shooting more slow films, like this weeks film Friday, Rollei’s Retro 80S! We’ve covered…

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fuji velvia 50

This week’s film Friday will be one of the craziest and most special films currently on the market today that all of us hope will NEVER be discontinued in our lifetimes. Yup, it’s our favorite camera reviewer Ken Rockwell’s favorite film of all time, its Fujifilm’s Velvia 50! When people say that no digital camera…

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Film Friday this week will be a classic that we all love so dearly, and its Kodak’s Kodachrome colour positive slide film! Kodachrome has been around for a long time, as it was one of the first truly successful colour processes . The film as we know it today was first introduced in 1935, being…

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Beau Photo Supplies Inc.
Beau Photo Supplies Inc.