And I cannot tell you how BEYOND please I am with it.
My only issue is that I should have taken pictures of it before I sent it off. Let's just say that the original black leather panels were in used condition and I was not 100% sure that the thing was exposing correctly.
I opened the box and...
First, a couple of caveats:
I'm still a complete beginner when it comes to developing film, so you have to take everything I say with a grain of salt at the very least.
None of the issues I encountered are unrelated to my own limitations - if something's a problem with the product, it's...
Alright, as the Commissioner has ruled this acceptable, here is a bonus round, or a side quest, involving Single in January. Each weekend, shoot and develop some film. My rules are: I have to either shoot or finish off a roll over the weekend and post a scanned photo from the weekend (no photos...
Last night I developed a roll of kodak bw400cn that I'd shoot between one and two years ago. It was the first roll I shoot through the little Ricoh 500G, and from the looks of things I overexposed it badly. I had sent it in to be developed at my local Fred Meyer, but apparently the tech hadn't...
I'm getting fat rolls with a couple of medium format cameras, i.e., after being exposed, the roll is not tightly rolled back. Consequence of this is light leaks on the last few pictures.
I know this happens more on some brands, like Lomography that has a very shinny yet slippery backing, but I...
Fascinating to see what makers are creating these days. Jess Hobbs tries out a Press-Pan, a combo of a Nikon FE & Mamiya Press + lots of 3D printed bits and pieces, to create a panoramic 35mm camera similar to the X-Pan. Also links to a number of other people creating bits & pieces to support...
Working with a simulation with the classic negative as a base. Fuji Superia Xtra 400!!
Got this one from FujiXWeekly.com.
This is for X-Trans IV and newer. All these are from the X100V.
Please share your images and recipes!
My Minolta a7 locked up with film in it. I had to break the latch to get the film out as it would not fire or rewind or open. Are there any shops that would be able to tell me if this thing is fixable or trash. I don't mind spending a little on it if its fixable.
This is difficult to google; what are the things that are included in film labels, other than speed?
White balance? But no online text I found summarises up these cohesively.
Fujifilm Astia 100F, what's the F stand for?
Fujifilm Pro 160C, same thing with the C.
800Z or 400H?!
Kodak 400 VC...
we are planning on having “social distancing correct” Mother’s Day gathering today.
There will be 8 of us total, meeting at my sister in laws garage. 6 foot and masks will be adhered to.
Beyond that, let’s get to the photography question!!
If you were shooting film, which stock would you use...
I guess my interest in photography was started by looking into the windows of The Western Morning News office in Plymouth where beautifully exposed and printed monochrome photographs were displayed from recent editions of the paper.
My first purchase was a Voigtlander Bessa 1 folding rollfilm...
For some reason during this shut down , stay home, what ever I have felt the need to shoot film. My eyes are getting worse so tomorrow I will take the Minolta Maxxum 7 along . I just need to get back to basics , it always makes me feel better.
Lets see those Eterna film simulation images. Share the custom recipes if you have them!
Got this one from FujiXWeekly.com.
This is for X-Trans IV and newer sensors.
FujiFilm Eterna film simulation
Film Simulation = Eterna
Sharpness = +2
Shadows = +4
Highlights = +4
Grain = Strong
While cleaning out a cabinet during this stay home stay safe period, I found this roll of unprocessed film.
I think the local CVS or Walgreens will send it out to be processed, but I read that they no longer return the negatives. Just prints and scans!
Does anyone know if this is true...
So digging out my developing kit since I have a Nikon F90x on the way, I discovered that I still have a pair of Diafine A&B jugs mixed up. They've been in my closet several years. Anyone know if it should still work? I'll probably experiment with that first roll anyway but just thought I'd put a...
So the weather is still garbage and grey, but I went out anyway. Took the Polaroid SX-70 Sonar OneStep and the Fuji XPRO2. I figured if the Polaroid was a bust, I could take the time to test out my new Agfa APX 100 film simulation I’ve been working on.
I still have one exposure yet to run...
This is a 90 minute film by Fujifilm delving into the creation process of the X-Pro 3. As well as interviews with photographers
Eric Bouvet, Patrick La Roque, Kevin Mullins, Jonas Rask, Charlene Winfred, Megan Lewis, Rommel Bundalian, Zack Arias, and Mindy Tan.
I've seen a safelight for sale and I'm interested in it for a lab.
I've seen these in use in tv shows & films but the description on Wikipedia is a little vague - references their use in the development process but it seems to focus a little more on developing prints.
Can these be used at all...
Gary Oldman. I wonder why he isn't as well known as Bridges (re his photography).
Latest scans back from Silverpan (and edited in Luminar 3). I think the Orca B&W is a nicer film, plus the little Auto 110 shoots 200 at 100 so they get a bit overexposed, and there isn’t the latitude to correct completely. That said, given the size of the camera these aren’t too bad.
Most of y'all know I bought two film cameras and am shooting film for the first time. I've shot 8 rolls so far.
With this forum's help I purchased a film scanner.
And as of last week, I finally found a place in another state where I can send the film to be developed. I hope to receive...
Been struggling to buy a Nikon SP. Impossible to find locally and the ones I’ve been seeing on eBay either have issues or are way to expensive.
Is there any other alternative in Europe, knowing that I’m based in Portugal?
It is easier to be on the Leica team :) but I really like my S2 and...
Just a heads-up, the "color film showcase" subforum contains a lot of B&W films! I was looking for a film stock in the B&W subforum but there are only a few threads there, and the rest of the B&W film stocks are in the color forum.
Remember when you used to get all these mailers in the Sunday papers and you'd mail your film off to be processed in a thick paper mailer?
And then you'd watch the mailbox for your prints?
Believe it or not, I saved some "Free Developing" mailers from the 1990's and I was astonished last year...
I recently bought a Hasselblad Xpan and am in the market for a film scanner. I've done a bit of searching and found that an often recommended film scanner is the Plustek OpticFilm 120 but they're a bit hard to find at the moment. I am seeing the Plustek OptciFilm 8100 still available though -...
I just got a YA2 orange filter which I'm planning on putting on my Ricoh 500G with HP5. I'm finding conflicting advice online as to whether I should change my exposure to compensate for the filter. Since the camera meters inside of the filter rings, common sense tells me it will automatically...
Lots of photos below. I took this roll of HP5+ early this year in Portland Oregon, and it took me a long time to get around to doing anything with it, since I wanted to teach myself to develop B&W myself. Which I did, going the easy route of monobath developer. Happy with how some of these shots...
I discovered some shot rolls of b&w 35mm rolling around a drawer in the storeroom whilst doing a clean out a few weeks ago. Not having a clue what was on them, it was a bit of a gamble getting them developed but I couldn’t just throw them out knowing that I had shot at least one of them on our...
Thought this was impressive - Jamie Livingstone took 6,697 polaroid photos between 1979-1997 - https://mentalfloss.com/article/18692/he-took-polaroid-every-day-until-day-he-died
Links to a site of all scanned photos, more info on his pics & an exhibition put on by his friends in the article.
This is not going to be as long and intense as last years thread, but some might find it interesting - because this time, I did the opposite: Instead of packing my most highly rated gear, I went with two compacts, the Panasonic FZ1000 and, again, the Canon G1X III, plus my father's Olympus XA...
Put your Astia film simulation images here with any custom settings you may be using!
I just started experimenting with it a little bit this week.
Kodak Ektar 100 Film Simulation
Film Simulation = Astia
Sharpness = +1
Shadows = +3
Highlights = +1
Grain = Off
Noise Reduction = -3
No, we're not talking about a human being.
I've had a Minox GT or GT-E in my possession since I was twenty. Today, I stumbled over a hard-to-see edge and fell (I seem to only do this with a camera in hand ...). I hit the ground on knees and hands - the right hand still clutching my GT-E. While...
I just got an email saying that Australian customers are getting their kit delivered already, Europe and US just starting. @MoonMind are you a definite buyer? I wouldn’t mind hearing how someone else gets on with this before I commit!
First film back from my Pentax Auto 110. Developed and scanned to TIFF by the Silverpan lab, and some level tweaking in Lightroom by me.
Pentax Auto 110 / Lomo Orca #1 by -theoldsmithy-
Pentax Auto 110 / Lomo Orca #2 by -theoldsmithy-
Pentax Auto 110 / Lomo Orca #3 by -theoldsmithy-...
Trying this for the first time. It can be grainy as you might expect. Taken with a Minox 35GT.
Bluebell woods by -theoldsmithy-
Bluebell woods 2 by -theoldsmithy-
Path 2 by -theoldsmithy-
Watermill chimney by -theoldsmithy-
Bark by -theoldsmithy-
An interesting article over at Wired about how the team at VSCO go about creating their film filters for their apps.
It's a short article but something that I had not really thought about before and, after reading that, I'm not sure if I...
Hey folks, I have been hankering after a rangefinder for a long time. I have a couple of functioning film SLRs, since that type of camera seems to be overwhelmingly predominant in all thrift stores, antique shops and even on the auction sites, but I don't like the relative clunkiness and...