A good old Sonnar is almost as good as a trusty cuppa!
The use of obsolete Contax / Yashica lenses on Canon EOS bodies is relatively common, but some exotic combinations of lenses and bodies are little documented and their compatibility unknown.
Differently from the Ektar 100, that produces fantastic colours without any intervention with Photoshop, I totally dislike the Fujifilm Pro160C – that I have used for this edited photo of
These photos (taken at the last Durham food fair) show, photographically speaking: that there is no substitute to Ektar to photograph food vividly and under plain light conditions that there is
They say it’s not the camera, but the lens, that makes the picture. Especially with film, the camera is often irrelevant. Yet, this image taken in the Wharton Park could
Una mia ricetta.
…to endure this shitty weather. Like Woody Allen once said about shooting in London, a dark grey sky makes an easy background. Also available on iStock for sale.
A cosy and Italian eatery (calling it restaurant would be too much) welcomed us in Amsterdam. They also let us eat a little outside of their working hours (perhaps our
…it is time to enjoy some Coolscanning. I was happy with the Delta 3200 in the Contax just as much as with the Ektar 100 in the Nikon. Two humble
…go to Amsterdam by sea only. And enjoying it, too. Thanks to DFDS for this! Of course, a Nikon FM2n loaded with Ektar 100 makes the trip even more enjoyable.
One of the easiest things to do with a Twin Lens Reflex (“biottica”) is looking down (in the viewfinder) and high (with the lens). I did the same, a few
It often happen today that, instead of choosing digital imagery for what it has good to offer – that is cleanliness -, “filters” to add digital film grain are popular.
Some time ago I proposed it would not be difficult to improve on the quality of the current photos of Durham found on the web. I photographed the Cathedral and…
People talk of good portrait lenses, but usually forget about good portrait cameras. My Bronica SQ-A is a great camera, but not a great portrait camera. Unless used in a
If you live in New Eltham… well, first, you should not live there and, anyway, if you do, you would be not reading my post, because you’d be wasting your
Grainy images bring the memory backwards – as if grainy films were only something from the past: they are not, and indeed Ilford Delta 3200 is all but vintage –
Ombrelloni? No! Excavators? Yes. Folkestone beach. As long as the sea is visible, even these trucks can look beautiful.