It is with much sadness that we post the news of the passing of Evange (Angie) Apostolides, our great leader and the owner of Beau Photo. Born July 1st, 1932 in Tsakones, Pella, Greece, Angie immigrated to Canada in 1951 and settled in Vancouver. After learning English mainly from children's books, he worked for Campbell’s... Continue reading →
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As many of you know, I am a huge fan of Fujifilm’s prime lenses for their compact X-system cameras. In my most recent kit, I had the following XF primes: 14mm f/2.8, 16mm f/1.4, 23mm f/1.4, 23mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4, 50mm f/2, and 90mm f/2. I was, and still am, impressed with every last one…

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April 14th 2021.  Wednesday 11:00am. Coal Harbor – Nicole: actually my story starts before this- if you recall last summer I got myself a Seneca 4×5 and put a Kodak folding camera lens on it.  (See previous blog post –   https://www.beauphoto.com/cameras-and-croissants-seneca-kodak-hybrid-4×5-camera/  ) however that lens’ widest aperture, f11, was less than satisfactory for handheld…

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Thanks to Nikon Canada’s NPS dept. and our Nikon rep, I recently had the opportunity to spend a week with a Z7 II and a bunch of Z lenses, including the 24-70mm f/4, 20mm f/1.8, 35mm f/1.8, 50mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/1.8. I used it on several occasions although I did not get out quite…

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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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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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