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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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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February 25th 2021. Thursday. 7pm. Vancouver – Nicole: previously I had taken my Rolleicord Vb out with Ilford Delta 3200 and used it to take photos of building entrance ways at night. However, the widest aperture on that camera is f3.5, the slowest shutter speed I was willing to go was 1/60 (I’m hand-holding). My…

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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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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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