HP5+ flora

So after fried pies and Irving Penn and all my wife’s good cooking—MashaAllah, my darling, adorable wife is a magnificent cook—Mom headed back home, I went back to work, and the cameras still had HP5+ hanging out in them. I burned through the rolls as fast I I could stand to, which wasn’t very fast. […]

HP5+ goes to Dallas

After a belly full of fried pies and a driving tour of Denton County, naps, a wonderful dinner, and a good night’s sleep, Mom and I went in to Dallas to wander the Clyde Warren Park catch the Irving Penn exhibit. In tow was, once again, the Diana Mini and the Nikon FE, both with […]

Ansco Super Hypan (Compania Imago)

There’s not much out there about this film, just a few images on Flickr and some random posts and remembrances on various message boards. Oh, and some expired/sold auctions and sales of old advertisements for it: General Aniline and Film (GAF) used an Irving Penn photo in an add for it back in 1961… According to […]

Polypan F 50 (Compania Imago)

It’s been so long since I shot and developed this roll that I don’t remember much about it… I got busy with all the rolls that I shot over Spring Break, and then it was all the birthday gift stuff (and there’s still stuff to share from that too). Apologies. Of the black & white […]

Testing Orwo NP7 (Compania Imago)

In yet another instance of my long and ongoing series of photographic failures, when I loaded the first roll of film from Compania Imago (Orwo NP7, expired in 1988), for some reason, I set the LC-A to f/2.8, thereby fixing the shutter speed at 1/60th. I think this was to prevent the LC-A from using unreasonably […]