Foma Bohemia is a manufacturer of film, paper and chemicals based out of Central Europe, specifically the Czech Republic. They’re most known for their Fomapan line of films, of which they’ve been doing since the early 20th century. They make Fomapan in three speeds, 100 Classic, 200 Creative and 400 Action.     Fomapan happens…

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I know we’ve covered a Rollei 400 speed B&W before, but I swear this is different! That one was RPX 400, which is a panchromatic film made by Harman in jolly good England, while Retro 400s, which we will be talking about today is a bit more special. Its a super-panchromatic film that can cut…

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Film Friday #19: Kodak Ektachrome E100. The first E-6 slide film or colour positive we are featuring, it is Kodak’s gorgeous Ektachrome. Admittedly, it might be the wrong season for such a difficult film to master, but considering this is our last chance to get it at its current price (which is no doubt still…

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It’s the one you’ve all been asking for, it’s the one everyone wants, it’s the film that has been carrying film photography for a few years now, it’s Kodak’s Portra 400!!! What can I say, people love this film. The most often quoted reason for this is how it looks… The T O N E…

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Kodak’s T-Max 100 is probably one of the most overlooked films currently on the market and honestly, we’re not so sure why. Yes, it might be a bit pricier for a 100 speed black and white film, and most people do shoot colour. But even among all the black and white films currently available, T-Max…

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“ILFORD FP4 Plus is an exceptionally fine grain, medium speed black and white film. It is ideal for high quality indoor and outdoor photography, particularly when giant enlargements are to be made. In addition to general photography, FP4 Plus is also suited to copying and internegative work, and has many applications in scientific, technical and…

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Winter is coming. It’s getting dark sooner. Without the high ISO capabilities of digital sensors, what or how will we ever shoot in low light without having to spend a million dollars for a fast lens? Enter Kodak’s T-Max P 3200. Quite the drastic jump from T-Max 400. Don’t let the name fool you, the…

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Much like your yogurt or batteries or your dog, film stocks eventually expire. Over time, depending on how they were stored, they may produce interesting effects such as colour shifts, fogging and more pronounced grain. It can also present an opportunity for people to try out film stocks that are no longer in production, or…

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A lot of people may not have heard of Kodak ProImage 100. Kodak only started marketing it in North America and Europe about 2 years ago, but the truth is, it’s been around longer than that. It is only sold by Kodak in 5 packs (although we do sell single rolls!) and the packaging has…

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