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Mamiya TLR Pinhole mod

I’ve met up with a Seattle Film Photographer‘s meetup.com group a few times.  They stroll every Saturday morning starting with some 9am coffee.  Super nice bunch of people. One of them gave me a wooden faceplate for a Mamiya TLR.   I crudely carved a hole in it, and taped a pinhole into it. The bit…

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Week 5 (barely)

This week I continued my stand developing experiments by shooting a single roll of film at multiple ISO settings. I used another roll of Eastman 5222 or Double X. What I learned was that pushing and stand developing go really well together. Pulling and stand developing don’t because the nature of pulling requires shorter developing…

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Week 6: Yashica Test

As I mentioned in week 4, I recently bought a Yashica 124. It’s a model that I’d always wanted (but never afforded), mostly due to the wonderful work of Patrick Joust over on Flickr. As it happens, I actually bought two. The first was an original 124 model and advertised as a fully working camera. However,…

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Week 6 – Brownie Hawkeye

I’ve had my eye on a Kodak Brownie Hawkeye at my parents’ house for a while, mainly out of curiosity, for 2 reasons:  it was my dad’s first camera, and I have several friends who really enjoy using them.  After my last visit, I got to take the camera with me. Thanks to a friend in Shootapalooza…

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Lomo Instax Wide

FINALLY there’s an Instax Wide that has a few improved features over the Fuji models.  (Here’s the $72 version, and the later $100 one, which is built better, but has no real new features.)  I’ve had a few Instax Wide cameras, and they’re super fun to use, but I was getting a little frustrated when…

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Week six – A visit to the Beach

We had a little break in the weather here in the week (still cold and rainy) so it was time for a little visit to Porthcawl seafront. I love shooting the Mamiya C330 so after the B&W last week I loaded it with some expired Kodak Portra 160VC which I rated at 320 iso. I…