Gathering For The Winter (Spring, Summer, Autumn)

With the range of available 35mm film on the whole reducing, I'm always keen to stock up on my favourite emulsions. My freezer contains an ever dwindling supply of Ferrania Solaris 200 and Solution VX200, both of which are now difficult to source and I'm virtually all out of Kodak ColorPlus 200. Stocks of AgfaPhoto… Continue reading Gathering For The Winter (Spring, Summer, Autumn)

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The Thinking Man’s Compact

After having maybe ten Pentax Espio compacts, I can confidently say that they all perform pretty well and are enjoyable to us. Looking for a later era ('90s on) 35mm film compact, you wouldn't go far wrong with any of this popular and almost endless range. The latest I have been using is the Pentax… Continue reading The Thinking Man’s Compact

Last Three Standing

Feeling somewhat overwhelmed recently by the extent of the cameras I've amassed, I've been thinking about the "rip it up and start again" approach. If I lost all my cameras in a fire or flood, which three would I seek to replace first? After surprisingly little thought (approximately 30 seconds) the candidates were obvious. Here… Continue reading Last Three Standing