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The word on the street is this…Cinema is dead!


Way back in 2011, the founder of the cine camera manufacturer Aaton, Jean-Pierre Beauviala, said in an interview, “Why buy a new one when there are so many used cameras around the world?” And Bill Russell,  vice president of cameras … Continue reading

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Make your own olde worlde prints…just like those in grandma’s house!


Once upon a time, long, long ago…..there lived a man, and his name was John Herschel. He lived in merry old England, that funny old place, where men dance around a maypole, and drink warm beer while watching cricket… John … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about folding cameras today, eh?


The reason why I have so many folding cameras in my collection, and why I tend to use them so much, is due to many reasons. Firstly, they are so solidly made and are a delight to handle. Some have … Continue reading

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The magic that is Kodak Tri-X film


Time was when the technology we have today was unheard of and photographers working with their cameras and in their darkrooms were considered genuises. And to be sure, their work did have a certain allure, especially as the heart of … Continue reading

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Yes! You too can afford a medium format camera!


Ever since I was a wee lad, aged about 4 or 5 years old, I always had a fascination about cameras. To a young child of that age, it seemed miraculous, that a little metal box could create images of … Continue reading

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Which black & white film shall I use?


This question I get asked so many times, I’m actually considering recording my answers onto a CD and just give hand them to everyone. It’s not that it angers me; no, I get enormous pleasure from letting people know what … Continue reading

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What! Dunk my film in coffee? Are you nuts?


No, friends, you haven’t come on to the site of a madman, nor is your computer sending you to the wrong site! The title has been set up in order to catch your attention to this weird, but wonderful method … Continue reading

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The magic that is Kodak Tri X.


Time was when the technology we have today was unheard of and photographers working with their cameras and in their darkrooms were considered genuises. And to be sure, their work did have a certain allure, especially as the heart of … Continue reading

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I can teach you how to make a digital print that looks like a darkroom print!


  The exact words were “I demystify and demonstrate how you can make wonderful digital black and white pictures from a raw colour file that has the look, taste and smell of an exhibition quality darkroom print.” What the? What … Continue reading

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