How To Deal with Problems from Your Film Lab

Recently, a fellow film photographer posted a hastily-taken snapshot of an envelope of loose negatives. They stated that a well-known and well regarded lab had scratched all their negatives. It wasn't clear if the problem was just how the negatives were packaged, causing a potential for scratches or how bad the scratches, if any, were.... Continue Reading →

Talking about the New Leica Film Camera – With Dan Tamarkin & Jason Nicholson

Regardless of if you own a Leica, own 50 Leica's, wish you owned a Leica or don't give a shit about Leica cameras, the prolific camera maker's recent announcement of a new film camera is important news for the film, and maybe even the photography community as a whole. Last year, I published an article... Continue Reading →

Shining a Light on Bright-Line Viewfinders

Over the years, many different manufacturers have offered many different types of accessory viewfinders that have taken on numerous forms. I have tried only a handful but am pretty committed to what are known as as "bright-line" accessory viewfinders. Unlike early viewfinders that consist only of wire frames of appropriate sizes or even simple optical... Continue Reading →

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