Monochrome Madness

I just couldn’t resist and jumped on the bandwagon that is Instax Monochrome. I’ve used the Instax Wide as well as the Mini for quite some time now and have always been rather happy with the results. Not of the camera, those are too large, shoddy and have useless viewfinders. It colors greatly and most of all, sustains those colors over long periods of time and in cold and warm weather. I haven’t even finished my first pack and this is the best one so far. One out of 3 ain’t bad. Fuji graced us with their new Mini Instax … Continue reading Monochrome Madness

Badly Made In China

This is something truly horrific. Perhaps it’s me, perhaps it’s the film. It’s not the camera, and probably not the lab, they’re good at what they do. So I’m leaning towards the film. Modern-day produced black and white medium format film, made in China. And it shows. It’s horrid. The backing paper shows, and in a gory, grainy & gruesome way. Which is a pity because behind all that garbage hides a sharp and contrasty film. Film used: Shanghai GP3 100, ✟ 2014. Camera used: Yashica Mat 124G TLR. What to do? I’m trashing the rest of this film I have in … Continue reading Badly Made In China

In Glorious Ultracolor

I’m posting full rolls of (mostly expired) medium format film I exposed while walking around, somewhere. Just for the hell of it. I like looking down through my Yashica and see the world from a different perspective. And I like trying out expired rolls of film, so it’s a win-win for me. First off is a roll of Agfa Ultracolor 50 that expired in 1999. Not that you could tell. Film used: Agfa Ultracolor 50, ✟ 1999. Camera used: Yashica Mat 124G TLR.    Continue reading In Glorious Ultracolor