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 …
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#Portra Party (2)
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.
#PortraParty! (1) / #CameraChallenge (Macro)
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 …
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Kodak Porta: flowers, etc.
So let’s wrap up this week of Porta with some pretty pictures, what’s say.
Kodak Porta: around the house and on the road
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…
Digital and Film: singing in the rain
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.
Digital and Film: dancing in the dark
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.