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Kodak vs Fujifilm – Comparison between the Tones and Characters

Kodak vs Fujifilm Guides and Tips Comparison between the Tones and Characters (With 12 Film types samples) Kodak vs Fujifilm – Comparison between the Tones and Characters April 25, 2021 Which film should I begin with and which brand I should try? What are the differences between Kodak and Fujifilm? These are the questions in many of the film beginner’s minds. Film community has been growing in the past years and it is great to see everyone going out to […]

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35mm focal length – An Ideal Range to Tell Stories

35mm focal length – An Ideal Range to Tell Stories Guides and Tips 35mm focal length – An Ideal Range to Tell Stories January 2, 2021 If you are new to photography and these numbers (focal length), such as 28mm, 35mm, 50mm always confuse new users and they often ask themselves which one should I try first? I will briefly introduce you the 35mm focal length in this post to let you know what 35mm feels like and you can […]

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Top 5 Black and White Films to Start With

Top 5 Black and White Films to Start With Guides and Tips Top 5 Black and White Films to Start With November 15, 2020 Even today, there are still many nice black and white film available in the market. If you are new to black and white film and figuring out where to start and what are the characteristics of them, I have picked 5 of my favourite black and white films that gives you the flexibility to shoot indoor […]

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Film Photography – Why I love it

Tangible asset is a word that I first learn in my accounting lecture. Film to me can have both tangible and intangible factors. I always believe I have to hold something in real life to actually feel it so that I can have a complete memory. Except the real film picture was taken, the way to take the picture in a visual sense, the places and moments happened in the surrounding or even noises are recorded in my mind. I […]

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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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JCH Street Pan 400

An alternative for Black and White Film Shooters? I am always so excited whenever there is new film launched in the market, so I picked few rolls of JCH Street Pan 400 out of curiosity. I pre-assumed that this film is just a normal black and white film with high contrast and little details. But after the film was developed by lab. I was happy with the result and decided to try few rolls more. I spoke to the lab […]

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Ilford HP5 Plus 400

Ilford HP5 Plus 400 Which black and white film should I start with? For people who are new to photography, this is one of the most often asked questions. People are usually either impressed by the unique result produced from the black and white film or are attracted by the texture of the photo which cannot be replicated in digital format. In my opinion, shooting in black and white can help film shooters practice using different light sources and obtain […]

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