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Adox Color Implosion

I first learned about this film from an amazing photographer named Chikako, better known as @chichic on Twitter. She creates beautiful work with expired film, as well as some of the more obsolete films, transforming nature into beautiful scenes one... Continue Reading →

I Am More Than Black & White

Style: A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed... (As per Google) To an artist/photographer, the word "style" is often very important. For me, it's always been something I was striving toward. Not necessarily... Continue Reading →

Freelensing & Caffenol

For a few months I thought about selling my Pentax K1000. The mirror was sticky, it needed new seals, plus we really, really needed the money. But then I realized...my Pentax is the only one of my film cameras I... Continue Reading →

What is Freelensing, and How Can You Get Started?

I've been freelensing since 2015, so I often forget that it's still not a well-known craft. I find myself talking about it casually with friends and fellow photographers, only to stop short when I notice their blank stares. But freelensing... Continue Reading →

The Leica Dilemma

Ah, the Leica M3. What can I say about this camera? Sadly, not a whole lot. Truth is, I don't know much about this camera, and it showed in my first roll. Or lack thereof. Because there was nothing on... Continue Reading →

My First Roll from the Rolleiflex

I think the Rolleiflex is the funnest camera I've ever had in my possession. The waist-level finder is so cool, and bringing it up to my eye to focus is even more visually intriguing than freelensing. The world is placed... Continue Reading →

My First Canonet Roll in Five Years

My husband bought me a Canonet as a Christmas present in 2011. I wanted a small, vintage camera that I could tinker with and carry around with me when I needed an artistic nudge. At the time I was still... Continue Reading →

Made A Batch of Caffenol CM-RS

I recently got my Canonet QL17 GIII fixed (YAY!) and also bought some batteries for my Canon EOS Rebel T2, which means I've been living in film-land for the past week or so. Still, despite my excitement, I didn't finish... Continue Reading →

My Very First Caffenol Experience

I've been contemplating developing my own film for some time (years). It's cheaper than sending it in, and would give me a more hands-on experience with photography. Merely uploading and editing has started to lose its pizzazz. So, last Saturday... Continue Reading →

Received Some Heirloom Gear

I received the photography gene from my granddad, who's spent much of his life behind a lens. A lot of what I know came from him, and I look up to him often for advice and approval. Last week he... Continue Reading →

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