Tag Archives: film photography

Let it Develop 365

The main reason I returned to film photography, after years of shooting digital, was the feeling of nostalgia – remembering the washed-out square prints from my Kodak Instamatic, with the colors that weren’t quite right, and the horizon that sort … Continue reading

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Processing Your Own Film

I recently had a query from someone on whether I would teach him how to process his own film.  Unfortunately I’ve only been at it for about 9 months, far too short to be in any position to teach on … Continue reading

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Testing the Ansco Regent

Sometimes I’m not sure whether these posts I do on whether or not I’ve been able to make these vintage cameras work are more about the cameras, or about the content of the photos I’ve managed to snap.  This is … Continue reading

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Accidental Cross-Process

There’s this whole experimental back-to-film movement where people are doing things to get weird and unexpected effects.  Like using Lomography “purple” film, reversing the way your film faces to get “redscale” pictures, and “cross processing.”  Cross processing is either processing … Continue reading

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Testing the Kodak Retina 1a

In today’s world of camera that are fully automatic, and only the hard-core photographer bothers to worry about and understand concepts such as aperture and ISO, managing to get decent photos from a camera where you must set everything manually … Continue reading

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Lomography: Remembering the 70s with a Ricoh Kr-5

I just got back the first set of photos from my “newest old camera”, a Ricoh Kr-5 dating from around 1975.  It’s a thing of beauty, especially when I think of the cameras I personally owned in the late 1970s … Continue reading

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