A few weeks ago I shot 35 frames of Film Photography Project RetroChrome 400 Color Slide Film with my Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II and SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 lens. I was anxious to see how the film performed and impatiently captured all the frames on a single day. The description from the Darkroom…Continue Reading
The inspiring story of the Roland TR808, from the creation of Planet Rock which established it as a dynamic modern instrument, to how it defined hip hop and modern dance culture, through to its continued use today.
UPDATE 13 April 2020: Hamish Gill of 35mmc suggested that I may have a faulty shutter. In March I had the camera CLA'd (Clean, Lube and Adjust) by Eric Hendrickson. Soon, I'll shoot another roll of film to see the difference. This roll of film is the second roll of Ilford HP5 Plus 400 that…Continue Reading
My Gen-Z kids think shooting film is stupid. I remember when my daughter was about 8 years old, my mom came to visit, and she brought with her a disposable film camera, which she quickly filled with images of her grandkids. When my daughter asked to see the photos, my mom explained that she had…Continue Reading