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  • Film Photography

    I’m Back – A Hybrid Holga?

    OK, first let me say this is an opinion piece. And we are a Film Photography site. While I will be promoting ‘I’m Back’ and their Kickstarter program, what I say…

  • Nikon F2

    Nikon F2 – A Short Attention Span

    Short attention span? Well, yah! The Nikon F2 and it’s various incantations was a photojournalist and war photographers’ go to camera in the 70’s and part of the 80’s. Even after the…

  • John French

    John French – Low Contrast, High Key

    John French was in many respects the start of ‘modern’ fashion photography. He was born in 1907, and while when it comes to the greats, like Avedon or Irving Penn, it…

  • Hiro

    Hiro – My Hero

    Yasuhiro Wakabayashi, professionally known as Hiro, is an American commercial and editorial fashion photographer. He was born in Shanghai in 1930 to Japanese parents. He showed a very new and distinctive…

  • Parker Day

    Parker Day – Freakin’ Film

    From the days of Mom giving her disposable cameras, Parker Day has loved the un-retouched grit and grain of 35mm film. Fact is, she’s the only person I know who uses…

  • Polaroid

    Is Polaroid Back? Hardly.

    First, let me get this out of the way right now. People all over the internet, in a race to press, or putting their 2 cents in on forums, are ignoring…

  • Nikon F4s Nikon F5

    Nikon F4s vs Nikon F5

    First, let me start with full disclosure. I shot with a Nikon F5 mostly from 1997 to about 2000.  (and a Rollei 6008/6006) But I switched back to the F4s for…

  • Raymond Depardon

    Raymond Depardon – Film to Film

    Raymond Depardon was born in France in 1942, and began taking photographs on his family farm at a very young age. He apprenticed to a photographer in Villefranche-sur-Saône, but soon after…

  • Zenit E

    Leanne Surfleet – Accidental Vision

    Zenit is a Favorite Leanne Surfleet is a British photographer, currently based in Norwich. Born in 1987, she graduated with a BA in Contemporary Lens Media from University of Lincoln. Her…

  • Olympus OM-2

    The Olympus OM-2 – Better?

    Some say the Olympus OM-2 was the most underrated SLR of all time. I will concede they are usually Olympus shooters, but they are so adamant, it’s only logical to take…

  • Hasselblad 2000

    Isabel Curdes – Dreams on Film

    Isabel Curdes is a conundrum of sorts. While she basically uses film, she will slap a digital back on her camera when trying something for the first time, or if she’s…

  • Fujifilm Mini 9

    Fujifilm Mini 8 vs Fujifilm Mini 9

    Did you know that Fuji sold more Instax cameras than all their digital cameras combined? As impressive as that may be, when it comes to the Fujifilm Mini 8 and the…