Seven Reasons Why Film Photography Sucks!

In this era of digital photography, interest in film photography is at an all time high. While film photography can be loads of fun and is incredibly instructive, there are many reasons why using film for photography sucks. Here are seven reasons why I believe film photography sucks.

Film Swap With The Old Camera Guy!

What Is A Film Swap? It’s my first ever film swap, and I crossed state lines to do it!  The Old Camera Guy and I joined forces to create a series of unorchestrated images by running the same roll of film through our cameras! This was originally planned as “A Tale of Two Cities,” as we each […]

Night Photography with Washi F Film

Shots in The Dark… Photographing with this unique fluorographic black & white film originally used for lung x-rays in Eastern Europe. Washi Film “F” is a special X-ray film used for mass lung disease diagnose. Being coated without anti-halation layer, this unique film offers a high diffusion effect and beautiful grain. I had demonstrated Washi […]

Redscale Photography: It’s a Stranger Thing

A Journey to the Upside Down… Film photography. Trying some “Stranger Things” this Film February, I Redscale a roll of Kodak Portra 160. Redscaling is where the film is reversed, or turned upside down, and exposed on the film base rather than the film emulsion. This gives the resulting images an odd color shift toward […]

International Brownie Camera Days!

Brownie Camera Days 2022! It’s International Brownie Camera Days, 2022! With Fomapan 200 black and white film re-spooled onto a Kodak 620 spool and loaded into the 1952 Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, we head out on an adventure. Discussion about crashing drones, lighthouses, and the 1913 Storm that was the largest single day of deaths on […]

Winter FILM Photography With The Mamiya C220 and Washi F Film

My Favorite Video of 2022 (so far…) A snowy day provided an opportunity to create some images with Washi F Film. This film was originally created as a fluorographic black & white X-ray film. It has a unique rendering with higher contrast, strong grain and a captivating highlight bloom. The Washi F film was developed […]

UNOFFICIAL Kodachrome Developing Technique – 2022

The Third Time Is NOT The Charm! Yes, you CAN develop KODACHROME film at home… as black and white negatives. Is the third time the charm? For the third time on this channel, I develop a roll of Kodachrome film 30+ years expired. The previous efforts can be seen HERE: And HERE: Link […]

How to use a LIGHT METER and the myLightMeter Pro App

The 18% Solution! A review and walkthrough of the myLightMeter app by David Quiles, available for iPhone and Android. This app is great for film photography, and anyone wanting to better understand photography film exposure and how light meters work. I also demonstrate how to use the app as both a reflective and as an […]

STREET PHOTOGRAPHY – Mamiya C220 medium format FILM camera and Washi F 120 film

I’ve Got A Ticket To Ride… Riding the Amtrak Blue Water train from Port Huron to Michigan State University in East Lansing to do medium format film street photography. Using Washi F film and Kodak Plus-X Pan 120 film in the Mamiya C220 Professional, I photographed graffiti, statues, people, street scenes, and the classic moving bicycles. […]

DIY Negative Film Scanner! How to use a digital camera to copy negatives

Woodworking AND Photography! Showing and demonstrating my homemade DIY film negative “scanner” for copying negatives. I’ve been copying my film negatives with a plywood box I made to hold the negatives and then using my Fujifilm X-E3 mirrorless camera and Mieke extension tubes to copy. Whilst not as good as a dedicated film scanner, this […]

Mamiya C220 120 Film Photography with Kodak Plus-X Pan Film

Out & About With The Mamiya C220 Using the Mamiya C220 Professional Twin Lens Reflex TLR camera for an Autumn B&W film photography photoshoot. Loading Kodak Plus-X Pan 120 B&W film into the Mamiya C220 camera and photographing four different locations. See ALL my videos about the Mamiya C220 HERE Or watch THIS VIDEO to […]

Macro Mamiya!

Early autumn film photography with the Mamiya C200 twin lens reflex (TLR) camera. Photographing mushrooms, ferns, and more using the Mamiya C200 Twin Lens Reflex camera. Black and white photos using 120 Fomapan 200 film, developed in HC-110 developer. Look here for The ULTIMATE Guide To The Mamiya C220

How to load and unload film into a 35mm camera – Olympus OM-1

A quick video demonstration of how to load and unload film into a 35mm camera – Olympus OM-1.  See the OM-1 in action shooting Kodachrome film Here’s info about using Washi F Film in the Olympus OM-1  And some Experimental Redscale Photography with the OM-1

The ULTIMATE Mamiya C220 Overview & Walkthrough

Mamiya C220 Professional TLR Medium Format Film Camera In the tutorial video linked below, I do a complete walkthrough and show you everything about the Mamiya C220 Professional Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) medium format film photography camera. The Mamiya C220 Professional is a fully manual medium format camera with interchangeable lenses. Mamiya offered the C220 […]