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MiNT 35mm Prototype – the New 35mm Compact Camera Update

Mint 35mm Prototype – the New 35mm Compact Camera Update Diary MiNT 35mm Prototype – the New 35mm Compact Camera Update November 12, 2023 I got to meet this guy Gary at a workshop run by Bigheadtaco – you might know him as Take Kayo. Gary is the Founder and CEO of MiNT Camera. Back then, Gary was working on his RF70, an Instax camera with a rangefinder mechanism. That was a few years back, and since then I’ve been […]

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Mastering the Art of Composition 101: Essential Photography Tips for Beginners

Mastering the Art of Composition 101: Essential Photography Tips for Beginners Guides and Tips Mastering the Art of Composition 101: Essential Photography Tips for Beginners November 7, 2023 Hello photographers! Today, we’re going to look into an aspect of photography that can transform a good photo into a great one – composition. Understanding composition is key to capturing visually striking images. In this post, we’ll break down some fundamental composition tips to help you elevate your photography skills. So, let’s […]

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6 Ways Avoiding Common Mistakes in Film Photography: A Beginner’s Guide

6 Ways Avoiding Common Mistakes in Film Photography: A Beginner’s Guide Guides and Tips 6 Ways Avoiding Common Mistakes in Film Photography: A Beginner’s Guide November 2, 2023 Film loading on Nikon F2 camera 135mm (Film: Agfa Vista 200) Hello, film photography explorers! As you embark on your exciting journey into the world of film, it’s essential to be aware of some common mistakes that can trip up even the most enthusiastic beginners. But fear not! We’re here to guide […]

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Focal Length 101: How to Choose Your First Camera Lens or Two

Focal Length 101: How to Choose Your First Camera Lens or Two Guides and Tips Focal Length 101: How to Choose Your First Camera Lens or Two October 31, 2023 105mm (Film: Kodak Vision 3 250D) 105mm (Film: Fujifilm Superia Premium 400) Focal Length Demystified: How to Choose Your First Lens or Two Welcome photographers! If you’re just starting out on your photography journey, understanding the concept of focal length is crucial. It’s a fundamental aspect of photography that influences […]

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Leica Q2 Camera Review: From Hesitation to Appreciation

Leica Q2 Camera Review: From Hesitation to Appreciation Camera Review Leica Q2 Camera Review: From Hesitation to Appreciation October 23, 2023 Leica Q2 Camera Leica Q2 Camera Leica Q2 Camera The Leica Q2 review was never originally in my plans. In fact, I’d convinced myself that I wouldn’t purchase this camera unless they introduced a 35mm variant as opposed to the existing 28mm. If you’ve read my post on the 28mm Summicron, you’d understand my hesitance to use the 28mm […]

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Basic Film Camera Controls Cheat Sheet for Beginners

Basic Film Camera Controls Cheat Sheet for Beginners Guides and Tips Basic Film Camera Controls Cheat Sheet for Beginners October 19, 2023 Welcome to the world of film photography! It might seem overwhelming at first with all the unique controls and mechanisms, but don’t worry. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a cheat sheet covering the basics of how to load film and the common controls found on most film cameras. We’ll cover Point-and-Shoot, Single-Lens Reflex (SLR), and Twin-Lens […]

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Wrong ISO? How to Swap Out Film After You’ve Started Shooting? Here’s Your Quick Fix

Wrong ISO? How to Swap Out Film After You’ve Started Shooting? Here’s Your Quick Fix Guides and Tips Wrong ISO? How to Swap Out Film After You’ve Started Shooting? Here’s Your Quick Fix October 17, 2023 Changing Your Mind: How to Swap Film Mid-Roll or Start Over for Beginners Let’s imagine this scenario: you’ve loaded a roll of ISO 400 film into your camera, but then you realize that the lighting conditions or your creative vision call for a different […]

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Travelling through Scotland Part 2: Isle of Skye and London with Kodak Vision 3 250D Film (120)

Travelling through Scotland Part 2: Isle of Skye and London with Kodak Vision 3 250D Film (120) Diary Travelling through Scotland Part 2: Isle of Skye and London with Kodak Vision 3 250D Film (120) October 13, 2023 Reflx Lab 250D, Pentax 67II, Isle of Skye Reflx Lab 250D, Pentax 67II, Isle of Skye During my recent trip to Scotland, I brought some Kodak 250D film from Reflx Lab in the 120 format. As a film enthusiast, I carefully selected […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Low Light Film Photography: Fire Dragon Festival in Hong Kong

Beginner’s Guide to Low Light Film Photography: Fire Dragon Festival in Hong Kong Guides and Tips Beginner’s Guide to Low Light Film Photography: Fire Dragon Festival in Hong Kong October 10, 2023 Fire Dragon, Hong Kong, Reflx Lab 800 Fire Dragon, Hong Kong, Reflx Lab 800 I have always been fascinated by the captivating fire dragon during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong. Today, I want to share some valuable tips and considerations for beginners or anyone interested in shooting […]

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