Purveyors of cheap film Lupus Imaging probably best know for Poundland’s finest Agfaphoto Vista Plus 200 colour negative film but the company also sell APX true B&W film which is argueably the cheapest pre rolled B&W film available in the UK
Agfaphoto APX100 35mm in boxes
How does this perform and for the budget shooter does it make cost sense given B&W D&P costs ?
Continue reading Agfaphoto APX100 – Canny B&W or not ?
One of the oddities of film in recent years has been the re-birth of the 110 film format.
A loaded Halina Micro 110. Probably the smallest mass produced standard film format camera. with a decimal UK 2p for comparison
This quirky easy load camera system has new cameras from the likes of Lomography and Superheadz as well as a massive amount of second hand stuff out there. But should you bother ?
Continue reading 110 film – A miniature resurrection ?
I’d been after a Baldessa for a while. Balda was another legendary German camera maker decimated by the rise of Japanese compacts in the 1960’s and its Baldessa series take on a 35mm compact.
Balda Baldessa LF a 1960’s 35mm German Viewfinder
Sadly my shutter went at some point in my first 2 rolls but did this camera tempt me back for another or was it
auf wiedersehen ? Continue reading Balda Baldessa LF 2 Roll Review – The Clockwork Camera
I’d recently mused about the alternatives to a Holga 135 series camera given the high cost. Just after that a newer color optical lens camera arrived and I managed to get a working 135BC.
Roniflex X3000 camera a Fixed focus plastic lensed 35mm camera
But which camera rode high if any and which one ended sadly up in the Bin ? Continue reading Plastic Shoot out – Holga 135BC Versus Roniflex X3000