Recently, the good folks at the FPP found a cache of 2009-expired ShurFine 200 film. Peel the label off, and what do you have but some nice Kirkland Signature 200. I quickly put a roll through the Ricoh 500 ME, partly at EI 100, partly at 50, and here’s what I found. Continue reading “ShurFine 200 (Kirkland Signature 200) first roll review”
Just before I ran off to Arkansas for the (not-a-)vacation, I loaded a roll of Superia 400 into the Wai Wai, with the intent of shooting some nice fall color in the mountains. Alas, it wasn’t a vacation after all, and I didn’t shoot much at all while I was there. And there wasn’t much fall color there, even if I had, and I wouldn’t have had so much fun on a quick after-work photowalk in the park one day after I came back. Continue reading “Wai Wai Wonderful!”
Once the heat of the Texas summer finally broke, I needed a break. I felt a little bit stressed and really rather depressed, and I made plans to drive up to visit Mom in Northwest Arkansas, rest some, sit on the deck and look out at the trees, the valley, the picturesque little farm down there, and just relax and try to get my head straight some.
Alas. My employer had other plans. Continue reading “Vacation, Shmaycation… but at least it was foggy for part of the drive home.”
I took a trip to Arkansas a couple of weeks ago, ostensibly as a vacation (though my employer had better ideas), and while there, something interesting happened… Continue reading “of books, ice cream, and calculus”
In the mean time, their second Kickstart appeared: the PinBox, a $20 heavyweight paper/thick cardboard medium format 6×6 pinhole camera, and, well, why not? Continue reading “Enter the PinBox”
Back in 2010, Lomography bought a jumbo roll color stock from a mysterious Italian film manufacturer, then stuck the film into cold storage in the Czech Republic for 7 years before slicing it up and releasing Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 35mm back in 2017.
Well, earlier this year, they sent me an invitation to preorder some in 120, and I jumped on it. Continue reading “Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 120 – two rolls/two cameras”