I shot a couple rolls of Ilford FP4 Plus. It’s rated at 125 but I had been hearing from many who liked it when pushed to 200, so I shot both rolls at 200. Anyway, I’m happy to share my thoughts on how this film worked for me. https://youtu.be/l8uNt33Axdg … [Read more...] about Video: Film Photography – Ilford FP4 Plus
Kodak Tri-X, EI 1600 • Leica M6, Summicron 50mm I think if you've been involved with photography for any amount of time you'll be familiar with the term G.A.S. - Gear Acquisition Syndrome. It's an easy path to get on, and I've enjoyed the pursuit of gear myself. Luckily less these days, but it IS … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 74 – Gear Lust vs Film Lust
Eastman Double-X, EI 400 • Leica M6, Summicron 35mm Eastman Double-X has been my recent film of choice and I've really enjoyed shooting with it; it definitely has a classic look. So, in this post I figured I'd share some thoughts about this cool film as I use it more. Eastman Double-X and Wild … [Read more...] about Eastman Double-X and Wild Mustangs
Mamiya RB67 medium format camera • 127mm Sekor lens Hey, this episode is kind of followup to an article I posted on the site recently. In the article I talk about how, IMHO every photographer should getting into medium format film photography. I figured it was worth talking about here on the … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 70 – Medium Format (film) Photography? Why Not?
Conversation • 3A.M. Happily, I seem to be (a little) better at sleeping through the night these days, so I've decided to wrap up my 3A.M. project. I had a lot of fun on those outings, but I admit it is nice getting a little more sleep these days. But I do kind of miss that time out on the … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 68 – Personal Projects… 3A.M.
I've been shooting a lot of Rollei Retro 400s over the past few months now, and I just wanted to share my thoughts as I've had a chance to get a little bit more experience with . Enjoy. The Photos All images shot with my M6, most with a Summicron 35, but a couple with a Summicron 50. … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 64 – More Rollei Talk
I've been talking about my new found love for Rollei Retro 400s, and mentioned that I would test this film out, pushing it to EI 1600. Had some fun with that and I wanted to share the results and also talk about the development information, times, etc... Hope you enjoy! The … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 50 – Pushing Rollei Retro 400s to 1600, Development Info and Sample Photos
Remember last year when we found out Fujifilm was going to discontinue ACROS in the 35mm and 120 format this year, and I started testing different types of film to replace ACROS, the film that I had shot pretty much exlusively for the past couple of years? During that time I had purchased a couple … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 48 – Rollei Retro 400s, Initial Thoughts and Sample Shots
In this episode of Photography Matters I want to share with you a unique film that I had a chance to shoot with this week. Of the four film stocks I've shot in the past weeks, this one easily comes closest to the look of our beloved Acros. Does this mean the search is over? A few shots Adox … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 22 – The Search to Replace ACROS – Part III – Search Over?
Kodak Tri-X, wow, probably the most classic popular black and white film around. I've found this is really a love/hate film. Either people are passionate about, and love this film, or others just really can't stand it and can't bring themselves to shoot a roll. This week I took a break from my … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 21 – This Was a Nice Surprise – Kodak Tri-X 400
With Fujifilm adding Neopan ACROS 100 in both 35mm and 120 formats to their list of film to discontinue this year, I'm starting a search to find a film I will love as much as I do, ACROS. Maybe I won't find it, but I will try, and I'll share my results with you as I check out different types of … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 17 – The Search to Replace ACROS – Part I
For anyone who has known me for the past couple of years you're probably pretty aware of how obsessed I've become shooting with Fujifilm Neopan 100 ACROS film. It's gorgeous stuff. I've never loved the look of my photography more than I have since I started shooting with ACROS a couple years ago. … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 7 – Say Goodbye to ACROS?