Tag Archives: Film

Kodak TRI-X

So after all these years I finally got around to trying a roll of TRI-X.  This Kodak film has a long and distinguished history, especially amongst photojournalists. I loaded it in my Canon EOS 30 film camera and played around. … Continue reading

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Film descriptions

Here are some descriptions on the films in my fridge, from left to right in the photo below. Kodak Portra 160 NC – this is a medium speed (ISO 160) colour print film which has neutral colours (NC).  This and … Continue reading

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The film in my fridge

So the first question is why do I keep my film in the fridge?  Well, film has a best before date printed on the side and keeping it in the fridge means you can go years beyond that date and … Continue reading

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In Praise of Old Cameras

As well as being slower to use film cameras were also a lot simpler, no menus, very few options, and sometimes a proper f-stop ring! I started out on a completely manual Carena RSD Micro. Here it is: It cost … Continue reading

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Why Film?

Why indeed?  In a world that has gone almost completely digital what is the point of film? I have been a keen photographer for nearly thirty years, ever since secondary school.  In that time I have bought a lot of … Continue reading

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