Tag: Kodak

Kodak 5248 – Pushing Limits

I had a chance to run a couple rolls of Kodak 5248 Motion Picture film through the trusty Minolta Hi-Matic, today. While the Minolta didn’t mind it, the…

Instamatic X-30

Instamatic X-30 – Embracing Uncertainty

Film cameras are a labor of love. There is nothing practical about them in today’s age of social media and instant gratification, but that doesn’t mean that the…

Mini-me, 2017 (With my Red Canon 7)

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…

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…

Fuji Superia Xtra 400 processed in Kodak D76

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…

Canon F1

Camera Review – Canon F1 (circa 1971)

Last year, a neighbor gifted me a really nice camera, and I’ve now had a chance to use it with both the Tamron 28-70mm kit lens and a…

Why I Like Black and White

If you haven’t noticed, I shoot mostly black and white, and some of my best work is in black and white. There are some amazing photographers out there…

Lasso the Dino Part 2

Camera Review – 1961 Kodak Retinette IA Type 042

It’s a Kodak Retinette 1A or an IA, I can’t ever remember. I looked it up once. What’s important is it’s a neat camera to learn on. I managed…