No.   EDIT: At the insistence of my manager and colleagues, I will list some reasons. It’s too heavy. It’s too loud. It’s not pretty. The lenses are amazing, but not worth the sacrifice you have to make to be able to shoot them. They’re very unreliable.

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chocolate tea film developer
Thinking about the environmental impact of my photographic practice led me to do some research on alternative developers. Caffenol (developer made with coffee) has been around for quite a while and there are many versions of the recipe. This photographer from Copenhagen has published his recipe on his blog - https://www.peterbjerg.dk/blog/eco2 I haven't tried it... Continue reading →

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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rollei superpan 200

Do you like contrast? Do you like punch? Do you want to feel like one of those Japanese street photographers from the 80s and 90s? Are you shooting Ansel Adams-esque landscapes? Do you want to record farmland and vegetation from your small aircraft? Then Rollei Superpan 200 is for you. Rollei Superpan 200, as its…

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