Konica Wide 28 & Kodak Tri-X

The Konica Wide 28, also known as Genba Kantoku, is a fully automatic 35mm film camera from the late 80s and was manufactured until 2001. Its target market was the Japanese construction industry, designed to be used in tough environments. As such it is waterproof, dustproof, shock resistant and can be operated while wearing gloves. …

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Aldeburgh with Portra 400

Three shots of Aldeburgh beach taken with the Nikon FE2, Nikkor 85mm f2 and Kodak Portra 400.

Problems with the Leica iiif shutter

The above shot is from a test roll of Kodacolor 200 in the Leica iiif, the first shot mid-roll after changing to the Jupiter-12 (35mm). Unfortunately there‚Äôs an issue with the shutter at high speeds which created horizontal lines across the scans. This is one of the few where they are not evident, in part …

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Leica M3 50m Elmar 2.8 Tri-X

Olympus Trip 35 & Kodacolor 200

The Olympus Trip has a pin-sharp 40mm 2.8 Zuiko lens that’s perfect for portraits, as these images show. No wonder this camera had a production run of almost 20 years! I could do a mini review of this camera but it’s such a popular model the internet is littered with them. My only issue with …

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Poring is Closed

One-hour photo project Poring is a tiny hamlet of tourist shops occupying the strip across from the famous hot springs of Sabah, Borneo. When Malaysia went into lockdown, some of the strictest and longest running globally, communities like Poring folded overnight. The families who left their businesses behind must have thought they would be coming …

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Olympus XA – Iford HP5