Reload and replay – Reloaded Ilfocolor Rapid Half Frame single use results

I was pleasantly surprised by Ilford Imaging’s half frame single use. But when I reviewed it I hadn’t finish a roll I shot in the reloaded Ilfocolor. But I have now, Ironically using Ilford Photo (aka Harman) B&W film. Here’s the results.

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The Camera the Pentax 17 Needs to Beat – Lomography LC-A Wide Review

Pentax’s imminent film compact has caused a buzz. Offering a camera that has automatic metering, zone focus shooting and comes from an established name. Oh and it shoots frugal half frame too. But hang on another camera ticks those boxes and offers more. Meet the Lomography LC-A Wide.

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A Brief History Of Photography By Objects -15- Photograph of a Prince, 1869

You’re probably wondering why a photograph of a minor member of the Victorian British royal family features here. Prince Arthur was captured using by then well established photography techniques. Nor was Arthur a photographic innovator. But it is what the image was then used for. A revolution in print & news coverage.

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A wee half to go – The Ilford Ilfocolor Rapid Half-Frame disposable

In 2023, lo-fi analogue cameras were pretty much everywhere offering a disposable like experience but in a reusable more ECO package. But Ilford Imaging launched 2 disposables in the last 2 years. And the latest one of those was a half frame. Welcome to the Ilford Ilfocolor Rapid Half Frame.

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Dead Hand Cameras

5 cameras you’d need to prise out of my cold dead hands

What film cameras could you not be parted from. It’s a question myself and some other film bloggers have asked ourselves recently. So here’s my list of five cameras you’d need to prise out of my lifeless hands. And there’s a few surprises in here with everything from technical production, to simplicity to in production today cameras.

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Copying is not flattery. Why does Photography Newspaper keep copying other websites without permission rather than write their own stuff ?

I was altered by a fellow blogger that my posts were being scalped and posted as original content by a website called Photography Newspaper. This happens for time to time and pretty quickly these sites disappear but it’s annoying to see your content used without permission. So how did I fight back ?

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All Fur Coat but Nae Knickers – The Lomography Lomomatic 110 Review

The old Glaswegian saying is very apt here. All (aw) fur coat.. was originally a dig at the folk in Edinburgh, they look fancy but they’re just as plain underneath. And the Lomomatic 110, the second camera released by Lomography this year suffers from that. Good looking and it might be one of the best spec’ed 110 camera this century but it’s woeful optics let it down.

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A Mirror, Darkly – Konica-Minolta DiMAGE Z2

These are the voyages of budget camera hunting. The mission to explore strange used gear, to seek out budget numbers.
So how about a 1 quid digital bridge camera with a very quirky LCD set up from 2004. Offering a 4MP and X10 zoom alongside the weirdest EVF in the business, the Z2 was actually reasonably priced with a street price of $380USD/£240GBP according to DPReview.

Mined arrived boxed with Brucie Bonuses but some issues for meer quid. But should set phaser to stun or bin

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A 110 to avoid- Skina Super Color T601 Review

It’s rare for me to be so critical of a camera . But given not surprisingly old 110 cameras are quite available still for peanuts, there are plenty of better fish to fry. And given the Skina is by far the worst 110 I’ve ever used, trust me save your pennies..

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Shooting Film on the cheap on the Border in Credit Crunch Britain