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Olive Oil – Holga Conversion

I’m frigging grumpy, so here is a new post about my mean, green Holga that smells like whiskey and feet because the previous owner tried his hand at…

Some Days are Better Than Others

Film is a great medium for a lot of good reasons. It is self-limiting, experimental, tangible, and allows a bit of creativity that goes beyond what one can…

Lunch Break! – Light Meter, New Lens, Lots of Film

It’s past time for another Lunch Break! I’ve got a few things to get chatty about while I eat, and I know it’s been a while since the…

Made in the USSR – смена сймбол (Smena Symbol)

This interesting little beauty, the Smena Symbol, was produced in the USSR in the 80s. It’s part Bakelite, part metal, and unfortunately in parts now in my office….

Why is Film Still Alive ?

Today I read a rather sad op/ed piece about the soon-to-be new Yashica Y35. It’s a throwback to the Yashica Electro 35. I have an old Yashica Electro…

Bargain Cool Olympus Stylus Zoom 105 LT

It’s red, it’s plastic, and it’s covered in pleather. It’s the Olympus Stylus Zoom 105 LT.  This little gem cost me $6 on eBay (factor shipping and a…

Happy Camera Day, 2017!

Heck yeah! It’s June 29th, 2017, Camera Day. Get out and snap some photos! What You Need on Camera Day Well, you’ll need a camera.  I have several…

My Idea of a Perfect Camera

Recently, the Leica M10 came out, along with the Sony A9. Both are freaking amazing cameras. Both are pricey. I’ve been unable to quench my insatiable appetite for…

No Trespassing – C41 in D76

  This weekend I got a wild hare and decided to cross-process some of my color film. I had originally loaded the Leica M3 with some Fujifilm Superia…

5 Reasonably Priced Film Cameras for Beginners

I see these “Best Cameras for Beginners” posts all the time, but the more I read them, the less they seem grounded in reality. I really think it…