If you want to tame the contrast some in Lomography’s Fantôme, here’s my recipe for success: first off, follow Lomography’s instructions…
I didn’t shoot the whole second roll of le Fantôme in the snow… I also checked the 35mm f/2 D focus range… I took a couple selfies too. Sure, I more or less just burned the roll, but what else is film for?
When Lomography announced its Fantôme and Babylon Kino films, I hesitated at first, then went ahead and ordered 5 rolls of each. I wasn’t too excited about some slow black & white film, but I appreciate what Lomography are doing, and want to support new (and newly available thanks to repackaging) film stocks. They took […]
Given the issues I had with the Fakmatic (light leaks, inability to track progress, requirement to wind multiple times), I decided to try my luck with some 126 cartridges and ordered up a few expired rolls. A roll of 1975 expired Kodachrome X was first to arrive. I reclaimed the film, wound it onto a […]
I planned, or at least thought about, doing a (Photo)Book(s) of the Year post for today, but am feeling lazy and uninspired, so please enjoy this preview of some camera reviews, coming sometime in 2021, maybe…
I don’t quite remember what exactly got into me. Something about wanting some square sprocket images or something, if I recall. Or maybe I got tempted by one of the 1-2-6 days (December 6, January 26, 12 June) somehow. Who knows. But there I was, one day in October, watching some of the FPP videos […]
So… FilmLab. Honestly, it’s still early days for me with this software. Already, I’ve gone from “this is world-changing!” to “eh… I like my old process better” to… well, I don’t really know. FilmLab (version 2.0.1, anyway) is good for many things and not so good at some other things. What do I mean? Well, […]