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Exploring the Tiffen Black Pro-Mist Filter for Black and White Photography

Exploring the Tiffen Black Pro-Mist Filter for Black and White Photography Guides and Tips Exploring the Tiffen Black Pro-Mist Filter for Black and White Photography April 27, 2023 Voigtlander Nokton 75mm f1.5 ASPH VM with 1/4 Black Pro Mist Filter Tiffen Black Pro Mist 1/4, Kodak Double-X @250, Bellini Eco Film (Xtol), Voigtlander Nokton 75mm f1.5 ASPH VM (Yellow Filter) In today’s digital age, it’s easy for images to appear overly sharp and sterile. To counteract this, many photographers are […]

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My Rejuvenating Road Trip Through New Zealand’s South Island

My Rejuvenating Road Trip Through New Zealand’s South Island with Hasselblad Xpan II Diary My Rejuvenating Road Trip Through New Zealand’s South Island April 25, 2023 Hasselblad Xpan II, 30mm f5.6 ASPH, Fujifilm Velvia 100, Hooker Valley Track, New Zealand Healing, exploration, and adventure in one unforgettable journey After recovering from a bout of diarrhea during our North Island adventure, my wife and I were thrilled to embark on our road trip through the breathtaking South Island of New Zealand. […]

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Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence

Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence Camera Review Leica M3 Rangefinder Film Camera Review: The Epitome of Excellence April 25, 2023 Leica M3 Silver Chrome Leica M3 Black Repaint The Evergreen Leica M3 Rangefinder Camera I first encountered the Leica M3 in a Japanese drama where the main character inherited his father’s silver chrome camera. And that’s the legendary Leica M3 rangefinder camera. It looks a bit different from other Leica cameras, some said Leica invested […]

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CineStill 400D Daylight Color Negative Film 120

CineStill 400D Daylight Color Negative Film 120 Analog Film Review CineStill 400D Daylight Color Negative Film 120 April 20, 2023 CineStill 400D 120 Colour Negative Film CineStill 400D, Plaubel Makina 67, Lake Tekapo, New Zealand CineStill 400D I’ve been eagerly anticipating any new film releases lately, especially since Fujifilm has been cutting back on their line-up. That’s why I was thrilled to hear about CineStill’s latest offering – the CineStill 400D – which they claim to have been developing for […]

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A Memorable Journey Through New Zealand’s North Island With Hasselblad Xpan II

A Memorable Journey Through New Zealand’s North Island With Hasselblad Xpan II Diary A Memorable Journey Through New Zealand’s North Island With Hasselblad Xpan II April 19, 2023 Hasselblad Xpan II, 45mm f4, Kodak 250D Vision 3, Devonport New Zealand New Zealand has always been a dream destination of mine, and I am thrilled to share with you the highlights of my recent trip to the North Island. From the bustling city of Auckland to the captivating Waitomo Caves, this […]

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Konica Hexar RF Review: A Forgotten Gem

Konica Hexar RF Rangefinder Camera Review: A Forgotten Gem Camera Review Konica Hexar RF Review: A Forgotten Gem April 19, 2023 Konica Hexar RF camera body Silberra Color 100, Leica Summicron 50mm f2 Rigid, Hong Kong A High-End Alternative to Leica M7 When I was researching for my first Leica camera, I briefly considered the Konica Hexar but ultimately found it to be too expensive compared to the Leica M6, which was priced around USD1100 to 1500 at the time. […]

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Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH M (11604) – Exploring the Creative Potential of 28mm

Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH M (11604) – Exploring the Creative Potential of 28mm Lens Review Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH M (11604) – Exploring the Creative Potential of 28mm March 30, 2023 Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH with clip on hood Leica M10, Hong Kong Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH M Before we get into the Leica Summicron 28mm f2 ASPH M (11604). I have mixed feelings about the 28mm focal length. On the one hand, I’m drawn to […]

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Kodak Gold 200 120 Colour Negative Film

Kodak Gold 200 120 Colour Negative Film Analog Film Review Kodak Gold 200 120 Colour Negative Film March 28, 2023 Kodak Gold 200 120 Colour Negative Film Plaubel Makina 67, Christchurch New Zealand Kodak Gold 200 As a film enthusiast, I know the feeling of anticipation that comes with the release of a new film stock. In March 2022, Kodak announced the release of Kodak Gold 200 in 120 format. Reflecting on my past experiences, I recall the vast array […]

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Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion

Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion Lens Review Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH (11663) – An Exquisite Lens for Every Occasion March 28, 2023 Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE (11663) with hood Leica M10, Havana Cuba Leica Summilux 35/1.4 ASPH FLE The Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE (11663) is a lens that has been a part of my collection for quite some time. Back in 2011, this lens was […]

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A Journey into Vinyl: Rediscovering My Father’s Record Collection

A Journey into Vinyl: Rediscovering My Father’s Record Collection Diary A Journey into Vinyl: Rediscovering My Father’s Record Collection March 24, 2023 Honne record, shot with Leica M10P, Voigtlander 75/1.5 ASPH VM and Tiffen Black Pro Mist 1/4 Technics SL-1200 MK7, shot with Leica M10P, Voigtlander 75/1.5 ASPH VM and Tiffen Black Pro Mist 1/4 Thousand Vinyls and Turnatable When my father passed away, I inherited thousands of records that he had collected over the years. At first, I didn’t […]

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