Archive for the ‘film’ Category

BWWSW

March 12, 2019
Boat

Boat

On my way to Düsseldorf’s congress center this morning.

Wait

Wait

Registering for CME at the ophthalmology meet.
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Old School

February 24, 2019
0-series replica and a cappuccino

0-series replica and a cappuccino

I‘m in Berlin this weekend. Recent sales of guitars on Ebay have been going quite well, so I thought I‘d have a look at this camera they had at the Berlin Leica Store:

Leicas latest digital camera. Not.

Leicas latest digital camera. Not.

It‘s a 0-series replica (more…)

The Last Film Samurai

January 6, 2019
What's in my bag?

What’s in my bag?

A Nikon F6 film-loading SLR buried under a lot of rolls of Kodak Portra 800! Got new film yesterday in Lübeck (more…)

Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

December 12, 2018
The marinating pile

The marinating pile

Despite the title, this isn’t about stout beer or red ketchup. No, it’s about the workflow of film photography in a digital age.
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Not quite there yet

September 29, 2018
Zappa-esque hotel room selfie (you'll see why)

Zappa-esque hotel room selfie (you’ll see why)

What is “computational photography”? (more…)

They don’t make them like they used to

August 29, 2018
I get nostalgic for old film cameras.

I get nostalgic for old film cameras.

Like this Leica M6 TTL in chrome. It sat in the second hand glass case at my dealer when I was visiting yesterday. (more…)

Reset

January 2, 2018
Canon F-1 New, AE viewfinder, winder, Canon FD 85 mm f/1.2

Canon F-1 New, AE viewfinder, winder, Canon FD 85 mm f/1.2

Photographing on 35 mm film again in 2018.

Against the Grain

July 17, 2013

Nikon F6, Nikkor 105 DC at f/2.8, Kodak Tri-X developed in Diafine, scanned with  Nikon Coolscan 5000, Nik Silver Efex 2

Nikon F6, Nikkor 105 DC at f/2.8, Kodak Tri-X developed in Diafine, scanned with Nikon Coolscan 5000, Nik Silver Efex 2


Ricoh GR (APS-C sized sensor),  ISO 400, 18,3 mm lens at f/4.0. 1/40, camera flash as fill-in

Ricoh GR (APS-C sized sensor), ISO 400, 18,3 mm lens at f/4.0. 1/40, camera flash as fill-in


These two photos stand for two very distinct modes of photography I’m using currently. (more…)

Error Circle

May 16, 2012

A smurf tied up in the forest

A smurf tied up in the forest


Sometimes there are so many errors in an image that quality comes round again to being, dare I say, good? Example in case above. I had expired (more…)

All Wrong, But Fabulous*

May 12, 2012

Pensive at the Fast Food Restaurant

Pensive at the Fast Food Restaurant


These are heady times for photo gear geeks like me. The day before yesterday, Leica announced (more…)