Film Friday #8: Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 400

The 1990s was a different time, full of hope and optimism. The Soviet Union collapsed, the cinematic masterpiece Ghost was released, the Oslo Accords was signed, the Spice Girls became a worldwide phe ...

Cameras and Croissants: Pushed Rollei RPX 100 to 800 ISO

I decided to shoot a roll of Rollei RPX 100 at 800 ISO because after work we were going to see a friends art show at Highcroft Manor and it was all I had on me (silly I know I could have bought one of ...

Cameras and Croissants: An Accidental Experiment

So this happened…I had a roll of what I thought was Kodak Double X, however it stayed in my camera for multiple weeks and by the time it was done I’d forgotten what is was – this was ...

Ferrania P30 – E’ bellissimo!

Ferrania, as a company has had a long and storied history, having been founded in Liguria, Italy in 1917, going through many changes of ownership before ceasing film productions in 2009. In 2013, howe ...

On Holiday with the Contax 167MT

Last fall I traveled to Europe and brought along my Grandfather’s Contax 167MT. I only had two large zoom lenses for it which I knew I wouldn’t want to carry around with me so just before ...

Camera Speed Dating – Olympus Pen D

Those that know Meghan and I know that we have what appears to be an on going camera acquisition problem. To remedy this but continue to try out ALL of the cameras we have decided to start borrowing ...

Pushing Kodak Portra 400 and Portra 800 Film

The Portra series of film from Kodak is by far our most popular film in store, due to their soft colours as well as their latitude. You hear a lot about how they overexpose quite well, but not how the ...

The NEW Ilford Ortho Plus 80

After much anticipation we finally received Ilford’s Ortho Plus 80 film! Orthochromatic film is only sensitive to blue/green (or essentially, outdoor) light. It can be out in the open under red ...

Camera Speed Dating – Konica III Rangefinder

Those that know Nicole and I know that we have what appears to be an on going camera acquisition problem. To remedy this but continue to try out ALL of the cameras we have decided to start borrowing c ...

Kono Bubblegum Film Findings

We recently got some Kono Dubblefilm Bubblegum film in stock, so I thought I’d give it a try and shoot a roll of double exposures with a friend! Then I thought I’d blog about my findings ...