I don’t quite know why… I never bought one when they were still being made. I thought about buying one when they stopped being made, but the price of used ones skyrocketed (briefly). Then I was going to buy a new one, but heard that they were even less good than the originals. But then […]
Emulsive’s Film Parties follow a fairly regular schedule: shoot in the first full week of the month, develop in the second, and share in the third, and the #PortraParties are no exception, Oh well. Better late than never, I guess.
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Kodak Portra line of films, Emulsive is hosting three months of Portra Parties. The shoot week (August 6-12) coincided with @_JasonAvery’s #CameraChallenge (Macro)… So out came the Micro-Nikkor 55mm f/2.8 and PK-13 extension tube, mounted on the FM3a, and loaded with Portra 400. Yes, it suffered the same […]
So let’s wrap up this week of Porta with some pretty pictures, what’s say.
Over the couple of weeks it took me to shoot through the last of the Porta, I took few random shots around the house, and a few more out the front or side window of the car…
When you plan your vacation around photography—as most other things—it’s a bit of a bummer when it rains the entire time, but there are at least two great things that rain offers to photography: shiny clean things and drops on windows.
I’ve been singing film’s praises for quite awhile, now, and it has its strong suits, for sure, but digital has something that film simply doesn’t: RAW.