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Rollei RPX 25

While not the slowest film available (compared to ISO 6 of KONO! Donau), the Rollei RPX 25 is slowest panchromatic black and white emulsion one can buy after the discontinuation of Efke 25. While Rollei Ortho 25 and ATO 2.1 are … Continue reading

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The Amazing Ilford HP5 Plus

Ilford HP5+ is a panchromatic cubic-grain black and white film. In non-technical terms, it needs to be developed in traditional black and white chemistry and its grain structure resembles the Kodak Tri-X rather than Kodak T-Max. HP5+ is the in-production … Continue reading

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My 2 Cents on the Following Films…

For a long time I wanted to write a post like this one…finally I got the time and the experience to do it. The following “film reviews” are merely opinions based mostly on my personal taste and they should be … Continue reading

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What film speed for my 35mm compact?

Many of the 35mm compacts (viewfinders, rangefinders, early AF) are either semi-automatic or even fully automatic in exposure settings. While we enjoy the compactness of these cameras and their fast and sharp prime lenses, we do encounter their limitness in freedom … Continue reading

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