Olympus Trip 35 – Second Thoughts

About six weeks ago, I wrote about my first impressions of my newly acquired Olympus Trip 35 camera. I love the look and feel of it, but I thought something was wrong with the focusing system as all the pictures were blurry – the opposite of what I had read about with this camera. Since…

Eastman Super-XX Panchromatic Nitrate Film

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js There’s a small antique shop down the street from where I work. I’ve passed it almost everyday, but have never been inside. That was until a work colleague told me they had a bunch of old-timey cameras in there. They had toy cameras, polaroids, 35mm and super 8 movie cameras, not to mention a…

Looking Forward to 2016

2015 was a good year for my hobby. I started developing and scanning my own black and white film at home. I acquired, in my opinion, one of the best looking cameras ever made, and I exposed more film than I ever thought I could. One of the reasons I thought it was a success was…

Ilford Delta 3200

Not sure what to make of this film yet. It is a very high speed film, so naturally it is quite grainy. I first tried this film on 35mm last winter and absolutely hated it. There was way more grain then I was used to and the lab that developed it messed it up and…

Svema MZ-3 Film

This is one of those experimental films I acquired from the Film Photography Project a couple months back. This film was only ever produced in large rolls of 300 metres or more in northern Ukraine and I don’t think it was ever intended for still photography. It was hand-rolled and offered at a very reasonable…