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  1. Ilford HP5+ for Architecture? Yes, Please

    Date 07 Jul 2018
    Normally when I shoot architecture (outdoor) on film I use a slower film. One of my favorites for this task – no, my very favorite – is Rollei Retro 80s. I also liked Acros 100, but we know how that story has played out The last time I had the…

  2. Seeing the Light in Grand Central Terminal

    Date 24 Jun 2018
    The natural light that beams into New York’s Grand Central Terminal today is nothing like those monstrous shafts that bombarded the place 75 years ago. It’s unfortunate, I suppose, but that doesn’t mean Grand Central has lost all its luster. I could, in fact, argue that present-day Grand Central’s subtler…

  3. Dreamland on Film, Pt. 1

    Date 20 May 2018
    I hit Coney Island with my Minolta XE-7, Rokkor-X 45mm f/2, a roll of Ilford HP5+ and a roll of Fujicolor Pro 400H. This is what happened. Ilford HP5+ Fujicolor Pro 400

  4. All the Frills

    Date 17 May 2018
    My interest in Easter as a holiday is patently non-religious. But I am ceaselessly fascinated by the yearly Easter parade that shuts down a chunk of Fifth Ave., where all manner of people don all manner of “bonnets” and outfits in celebration of a day that I suspect for a good…

  5. The Unbreakable Ektar 100

    Date 26 Apr 2018
    I rarely shoot on Kodak Ektar 100. When I reach for a color film it’s usually something a bit more muted, like Portra 400 or Fujicolor Pro 400H. I also like the CineStill 50D and 800T. On a whim I picked up a roll of Ektar 100 (35mm) from B&H…

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