In the 1980s and 1990s, Fujifilm and Kodak were very much like the yin and yang of photography’s major players. With Kodak’s Ultramax there is Fuji’s Superia. With T-Max there is Neopan. With Ektachrome there is Provia. And of course with Portra 400 there is Pro 400H.   Fuji’s Pro 400H is their professional medium…

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My friend Bruce and I both got the same camera the same week! So we decided to shoot them straight away and pool our thoughts. This is what Bruce had to say – “I recently came into the ownership of one of the smallest rangefinder cameras ever made. It has the distinction of having an…

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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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