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This is one of our favorite ways to shoot 400 speed black and white film.It is probably one of the most popular ways of pushing film as well. This works best with Ilford HP5 and Kodak Tri-X but basically with any 400 speed black and white film. Above are a few samples of 400 ISO film being pushed to 1600. The idea behind pushing is to be able to shoot at a 1600 ISO but without having to use 1600 speed film. Many people use this when shooting manual focus street photography, so that one can zone focus, using smaller...

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What? What's going on?! A brand new analogue SLR camera?! Yes, Reflex is a modern update of the timeless manual SLR 35mm film camera. The camera has been developed by the creative team behind If You Leave, the renowned photography publisher and social community, founded by Laurence Von Thomas in 2009. Laurence, CEO of Reflex and creator of If You Leave, first had the idea to create a modular, modern update on the manual SLR camera years ago.  And here we are. Reflex is distinctive in its modular design, it combines contemporary mechanical and electrical engineering with the classic design...

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   The Contax T2 doesn't need a lot of introduction. Thanks to public figure such as Kendall Jenner and family this little gem of mechanics reached peaks of unimaginable hype and, in our opinion, also a bit too overestimated. But don't get me wrong, the T2 is one the best cameras of the high end point-and-shoot market but as its characteristic and features we prefer other cameras (matter of taste). Handling the camera can be positive at the very beginning but while you will start to take your first pictures you'll realize how close your finger will be to the lens. Once you...

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    The Klasse S is a modern and compact point-and-shoot with all the features of a proper 35mm camera (just to give you an idea, I used to take it with me as a back up of my Contax G2, loading a different film, and I've been always happy of its results). I tried the camera during a trip in Paris, and since is Paris (for me the city has to be shoot in bw) I used a black and white film, a Kodak Tri-X 400. Its 38mm f/2.8 lens offers crisp photos through the well-built viewfinder and their...

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In all honesty if I have to think of a SLR model the first to come to my mind is the Nikon F3 and, maybe, the Canon AE-1. Probably because they are definitely more common and they’ve been the flagship of this genre of camera system for decades. But, in the last few weeks, I have been lucky enough to shoot with this beautiful model of a Contax 167MT and I’ve to say that I’m impressed. I was completely unaware of the existence of this series of reflex produced by Kyocera under the name Contax and so I went a...

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