Tag:Film camera

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Know before buying a film camera – SLR vs Rangefinder

Guides and Tips SLR vs Rangefinder Know before buying a film camera Know before buying a film camera – SLR vs Rangefinder September 23, 2020 There are mainly two types of film cameras in the market, Single lens reflex (SLR) and Rangefinder. Both have their pros and cons, there is no right or wrong to pick any of these beautifully designed cameras. Personally I love using rangefinder camera on a daily basis because I like using 35mm and 50mm focal […]

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My Film Cameras and Gears Journey

Endless Gears Upgrade The shallow depth of field or the lack of “bokeh” was one of the main reasons for the change. From Canon 50mm f1.2 LTM to Noctilux 50mm f1.0, my later photography years were a period of endless gears upgrade as I focused heavily on the character of the different lenses. Trying the “King of Bokeh” Summicron 35/2 version 4 was not enough, I upgraded to Summicron 35mm f2 V1, “8 elements”, and this beast has a special […]

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8 Years 500+ rolls of films – Beginning of My Film Photography Journey

8 Years, 32 Film Cameras, 500+ rolls of films – Beginning of My Film Photography Journey 8 years ago in June 2010, I came across this Japanese drama called “Sunao ni Narenakute” talking about how social network brings people together. In the first scene of the first episode, the main character was staring at a camera displayed in a shop, and it looked absolutely beautiful. My head kept replaying that same scene over and over again, and at the end, […]

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Yangon City Scanner 001

Country: Myanmar City: Yangon Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Fujifilm Superia Premium 400 Circular train and the golden pagode shwedagon brought me to the heart of Myanmar. Yangon is unlike other part of the country, it is quite similar to other South East Asian country having roads packed with vehicles. But their kindness and friendly smile on their faces are the most unforgettable experience and something I felt different from the others. The three hour train ride […]

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Seville City Scanner 001

Country: Spain City: Seville Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 v1 Film: Kodak Ektar 100 This is the second city that I have visited in Spain. It is quite different from Barcelona and somehow I like this place more than that. Photos were taken during the first day when I arrived in the city. I quickly grabbed my camera and rushed to Plaza de Espana and the sunset in there was beautiful after that I walked along the […]

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Tokyo City Scanner 001

Country: Japan City: Tokyo Camera: Pentax 6×7 and Sony A7II Lens: Super Takumar 105mm f2.4 6×7 and Old Nokton 50mm f1.5 Prominent mount    

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City: Hong Kong Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH, Noctilux 50mm f1 e58 Film: CineStill 800T Tungsten Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 ASPH FLE & Noctilux 50mm f1 e58

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Hong Kong City Scanner 002

City: Hong Kong Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 FLE ASPH, Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a Film: JCH Street Pan 400 Bright Sunny day with a roll of JCH Pan 400 to do some city snaps in Wan Chai District.  

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Hong Kong City Scanner 001

City: Hong Kong Camera: Leica M2 Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a Film: Rollei Vario Chrome at ISO400 Every saturday afternoon I will grab my Film camera and start walking on foot in this vibrant city – Hong Kong. This time, the images were focused in the Wan Chai District. All photos were taken with Rollei Vario Chrome at ISO400

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