Kodachrome in 126: failure(s) near the end of 2020

I woke up one morning back in October with an idea to get a 126 camera and shoot some square 35mm images. I bought the Agfamatic 200 Sensor and a Fakmatic adapter, and then bought some long expired 126 film in hopes of getting better results from reclaimed cartridges. The first to arrive was a …

Farhana on the Beach

While writing my rather dismissive review of Martin Parr’s Beach Therapy, I had the idea to see what sorts of beach-type photographs I had in my archive. Turns out, not too many, really. I don’t live near a (real) beach, and other than the 3 years I spent in Holbrook, NY, I’ve never lived anywhere …

120 Day with the 124

January 20. 1/20. 120 Day! As mentioned earlier, I decided to shoot a roll of 20 year old Konica SRG-3200 in the Holga for 120 Day and figured I needed a safety: a fresh film and a camera with the ability to focus, set exposure, and a reasonably sharp lens. The Yashica-Mat 124 was an …

Lomography Color Negative F²/400 in 120 – two rolls/two cameras

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 …