Well 2019 is starting out well in the film blog world . This week slice of the best features tales of espionage, listening for the enemy and we get taken down a dark alley at night. You will also meet a gorgeous big sexy beast, possibly the hightide mark of analogue photography and some rangefinders you’ve never heard of. We also get bit of Canon and a new film. Listen to another take on the Y35 and why the film community has an unfair issue with. And we’re all doomed !!!Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 23: 4TH -10tH JAN 2019)
Poundland deserve some Kudos for keeping us Brits in cheap film for many years but when Agfaphoto Vista Plus 200 (AVP200) was pulled mid 2017 the dream died. Then just in December a new film appeared on the shelf at Poundland. But whilst it may be the cheapest film on the High Street, it is no bargain.Continue reading The New Poundland Film & Where you Can Get A lot more for your Money
So as I munch the last of the Xmas cheese board and polish off the port. It is time for our annual humour look back of the highs and lows of film photography in 2018.Continue reading 2018 in film – Part 2 – The Awards
Happy New Year. The festive season hasn’t stopped the excellent posts out there. There’s tons to recommend this week. I’m steering clear of the annual review ones (Emulsive (numerous), Kosmo Foto and Casual Photophile ones are worth a peak) . Partly ‘cos I’m doing the same myself but also because there tons of worthy posts.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 22: 28TH DEC-3RD JAN 2019)
As the last of New Year’s bubbly goes flay and the last mince pie is being scoffed, it’s my annual look back at what has happened in the last 12 months in the world of Analogue film. But as its been a busy year, I’m breaking things into 2 two parts. This look back and a later post on the awards of the year.Continue reading 2018 IN FILM – Part One – What Happened
Ever fancied owning a working giant version of the instagram camera logo ? Here’s the camera to meet your needs.
This massive instax square camera arrived thanks to Santa. But how does it measure up and is it a match for its rivals ?Continue reading Square The Six – A Two pack review of the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
Merry Christmas to you all. ’tis the time of year that bloggers put down their laptops and stick into the mince pies and mulled wine. Here’s a trio of the better posts out there however.Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 21: 21ST-27TH DEC)
In the first part of this series we’ve seen the much maligned Yashica Y35 actually prove it’s much better than proper toy cameras and even an awful £11 ‘new’ cam from eBay. But how does it fair against some genuine entry level digital cameras.Continue reading Is The Yashica Y35 Really That Awful ? Part 2/2
So with Christmas less than a week away, time for some literally out of this world photos and other worldy camera reviews. Also some tips on shooting instant, changes in Kodak backing paper and build your own Leica !.
Merry Christmas !Continue reading THE READING ROOM – NEWS & THINGS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED (WEEK 21: 14TH-20TH DEC)
In 2017 a Kickstarter was launched bearing the name of Yashica, The resultant camera was much maligned before it even got to market and QC issues didn’t help once it arrived. It has become much derided. But is it that awful and is it no better than a kid’s toy camera ?Continue reading Is The Yashica Y35 Really That Awful ? – Part 1/2