After a short social media campaign, Ilford finally revealed something new: Kentmere Pan 100 and 400 films are now available in 120 format. Cheap, reliable and dependable film in medium format is always a good thing!Continue reading “Ilford announces new medium format film”
If you’d try to name a few most influential Nikon film cameras, I can bet you’d completely forget about this one – Nikon F-801 from 1988.Continue reading “The Most Influential forgotten Nikon camera”
I always wanted a black M-series camera, now I finally have it! 🥰Continue reading “New camera, who dis?”
Finally, the microFourThirds system got a new, much-needed super-wide-angle autofocus prime lens from a first-party manufacturer – Leica DG Summilux 9mm F1.7 Asph.Continue reading “A lens that was missing finally gets released”
Another one bites the dust – Fujifilm just announced the global discontinuation of Fujichrome Velvia 50 slide film in 4×5″ and 8×10″ large formats, and medium format Fujicolor 160NS Professional colour negative film.Continue reading “Fujifilm discontinues large format Velvia 50 and medium format Pro 160NS”
Pentax has announced the latest lens addition recently, the first D FA Limited lens in the lineup, smc Pentax-D FA 21mm F2.4 ED Limited DC WR. All good and well, much-needed addition, potentially exactly the lens Pentaxians worldwide were waiting for.Continue reading “The latest Pentax lens addition, new Limited lens is here”
It’s time to finally pack my bags and go, nice weather, new landscapes and seascapes are waiting for me! A week of travel ahead!
As planned, I’m packing three Pentax film SLRs, a panoramic and compact film camera, and a Canon DSLR. I took eight lenses for those two systems, and eight rolls of film. It should be enough!Continue reading “It’s vacation time!”
So, I’m going on a vacation. My itinerary says I’m going to Labin, a smallish town in Istria, Croatia for a few days. After that, a day in Rijeka, and finally a few more days in Mandre, island Pag.
A week out of town, a week filled with many photo opportunities…Continue reading “Preparing for vacation!”
After a few years of hiatus, I’ve dug up my flatbed scanner, Canon CanoScan 8800F, the only working scanner I have that can scan medium format film. It needed some maintenance, all four glass surfaces needed a thorough cleaning, and I had to remember how to use a flatbed scanner – I haven’t been using it almost since the day I bought a dedicated 35mm film scanner.Continue reading “July update: new scans”
Despite my bold claim, it is not as bad as it seems, at least for the end-users! Nikon Zfc (yes, I know, there’s a space between Z and fc, but it looks awful in the body text, so I’ll ignore it from now on) is a very interesting camera, it looks gorgeous, but Nikon went just a step too far replicating retro dials from mechanical film cameras and made them lie to you, at least sometimes.Continue reading “Nikon Zfc is lying”
Days around Easter 2021. were strange – at first, the rain was trying to soak everything, and it was trying hard. Then, on Easter, it was nice, sunny and warm, and finally, for the finale, a day after Easter Monday we had a pretty heavy snowfall… in April… that didn’t last till the next day. All the seasons in just a few days!Continue reading “Easter day walk, April 2021.”
Let’s go with the photos!
Day one, Tuesday. Double rainbow from my office terrace, a walk through the neighbouring park and a bridge.Continue reading “#FP4Party post week – part one!”
There’s not much to say about development – I have only the traces of my favourite developer, Agfa Rodinal, but I have a few litres of fresh Kodak Xtol developer, so it was pretty obvious why I chose Xtol – I had it.Continue reading “#FP4Party development week recap”
We had a week to shoot a roll (or sheet) of Ilford FP4 film, and I chose 135 format roll, with full 36 images to go through.Continue reading “#FP4Party shoot week recap”
It’s that part of the year, it’s time to celebrate Ilford’s FP films, regardless of format. FP4 Party lasts all month, the first week of the month is for shooting, second for development, third for posting the photos, and the last for lamentations.Continue reading “#FP4Party has started!”
A walk through a forest in Zagorje, Croatia, October 2019.Continue reading “A walk through a forest, October 2019.”
Seascapes through Horizon 202 panoramic camera. Kodak Vision3 250D cine film, developed in standard color-negative C41 process.
Sunny bokeh-y fun time with various lenses, April 2018.Continue reading “Sunny bokeh, April 2018.”
A walk through the neighbourhood on sunny Sunday in early February 2018.Continue reading “Sunny Sunday, February 2018.”
Gloomy day in late autumn, a walk through Jastrebarsko, and walk/drive through the neighborhood in mid-November 2017.Continue reading “Moody weather walk, November 2017.”
Vineyards and hills in the Jastrebarsko-area countryside, early April 2017.Continue reading “In the countryside, April 2017.”
Are you a photographer using multiple sites for presenting your work? Do you find updating all your profiles tedious? I certainly do, so in my digging through the ‘net, I found an excellent tool for that. (Broken in 2023)Continue reading “Automating your portfolios”
If you are using Adobe Lightroom 5 and have recently upgraded to Windows 10 (as 25 million people did), you may have seen this dreaded message while opening Lightroom, saying it can’t open its catalogue due to an “unexpected error”.Continue reading “Lightroom, Windows 10 and “Unexpected error opening catalog””