Aug 9, 2020
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The Start to my Medium Format Journey by Joshua Kenneth Oliver

The start to my medium format journey has been an interesting one. I never really knew when I’d start shooting medium format, but it was jump started this year by a certain pandemic and it’s causing of me to surf the inter

Aug 6, 2020
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I Shot a Roll of Kodak Ektar 100 Pushed +2 Stops by Florian Merlet

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Ektar 100 Pushed @400 ISO My office location is the opportunity to explore a 70’s business district from Hamburg: City Nord. Inhospitable but essential for white collars like me who are in need of food

Jun 12, 2020
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ektachrome E100 by Brian Agnes

I Shot a Roll of Ektachrome E100On Mamiya RB67 ProS As a film photographer, I mostly tend to use black&white (HP5+) from dawn to dusk and color film (Portra 400) at night. All my attempts to shoot negative color film durin

May 13, 2020
2 min read

My TEDx Talk – Limit Yourself to Unleash Your Creativity

Limit Yourself to Unleash Your Creativity A couple weeks ago, I had the privilege to be invited as a speaker to a TEDx event. The general topic was "Back To The Roots" and all the speakers were here to present an idea about ho

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May 1, 2020
7 min read

ANAMORPHOSE – Shooting Anamorphic On Film

Why & How I Shot an Anamorphic Lens on a Film Camera? In my everyday life, I'm a director. I write and stage commercials, video clips, and fictions. But photography has always taken a great part in my artistic explorat

Apr 21, 2020
6 min read

Contax S2 Review

The other day I asked you on Instagram which camera should I review next. Basically you all wanted to see a review for each and every one of them from that selection. So first of all, thank you for keeping me busy during this con

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Apr 14, 2020
12 min read

Leica M6 10 Questions Review

The Leica M6 is probably one of the most desired film camera but for many people shooting with a rangefinder is something new. With that come many questions and some of them that you can't really anticipate without having one in

Apr 12, 2020
3 min read

On Film Only Weekly Talents #Cinestill800T

For this third edition of our Weekly Talents, we're taking a look at the most popular high speed colour film: Cinestill 800T ! On Film Only Weekly Talents #Cinestill800T If you're new to film and this is the first time you

Apr 7, 2020
5 min read

Top 10 Photography Film Documentaries

There’s nothing like an inspiring photography documentary to portray the legends behind the lens and throw light on the unique passion that drives their work. Here’s a roundup of some of the best documentary films about photo

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Apr 5, 2020
3 min read

On Film Only Weekly Talents #HasselbladXpan

For this second Weekly Talent I want to give an homage to my favorite film camera ever: The Mighty Hasselblad Xpan! Whenever I have to answer the "desert island camera question", my mind tells me to go for a mechanical camera

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Apr 2, 2020
2 min read

Hilarious & Inspiring Parodies of 11 Famous Photographs

If you can't go to the museum, bring the museum to you I have been doing photography since 2014, right after watching the movie "The Salt of the Earth" by Wim Wenders. As soon as I left the cinema, I bought a film camera a

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Apr 1, 2020
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ektachrome E100 by Romain Valère

I consider myself as rather a newcomer in film photography (and in photography in general), having shot more or less regularly for year and a half. During this time, I fell down almost every rabbit hole possible (« oh hello

Mar 31, 2020
4 min read

TOP 10 Film Photography Related Movies

From documentaries to action dramas and romantic comedies, there is no shortage of photography-related movies to watch during confinement. Here are some of the best movies about photography to stream right now. Most of them a

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Mar 29, 2020
3 min read

On Film Only Weekly Talents #KodakPortra400

Today is the first edition of a new Weekly Talent series. The idea is to give a second life to those Instagram images that caught my attention throughout the week and quickly disappeared into the Instagram abyssal black hole.

Mar 26, 2020
2 min read

Introducing Lomography Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 Film

A bit of light coming from Lomography in these tormented times with a new film announcement! Ladies and gents, please met the Fantôme Kino B&W ISO 8 Film! Photo by Nopawach Gajajiva The Fantôme Kino is the last additi

Mar 24, 2020
4 min read

15 Best Photos of Garry Winogrand

“Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed.” -Garry Winogrand Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) was a highly influential American street photographer. Blending documentary a

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Mar 16, 2020
10 min read

Best 7 Waterproof Film Cameras – From 10 to 1000$

Whether it's going to beach, on summer holidays or even skiing, there's always this dilemma in my head about which camera is going to join and be first in line to risk a tragic death. Those of you following me on Instagram al

Mar 13, 2020
7 min read

Are You a Leica OR Zeiss Person? Leica M6 vs Contax T3

This might sound like a strange comparison and you must be wondering (rightfully) what kind of crack have I smoked to put the Leica M6 and Contax T3 against each others! These two cameras have nothing in common. One is a mecha

Mar 11, 2020
4 min read

The Sudden Chaos of New York in the 70’s & 80’s in 12 Inspiring Photos

Modern New York might be known for its shinny and trend-setting character, a pace of opportunities, a place where everything happens and a city that never sleeps. It could also be regarded as a playground for the rich, speaking o

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Mar 10, 2020
10 min read

Developing B&W Film – 7 Tips To Do It Well

Internet is full of tutorials on how to develop your black and white film but few highlight the important parts that make it work, or show you how to make savings and/or improve quality. These tips are based on a classic devel

Mar 7, 2020
5 min read

15 Pictures of New York in the 1930’s on 8×10 camera by Berenice Abbott

15 Pictures of New York in the 30's by Berenice Abbott "I believe there is no more creative medium than photography to recreate the living world of our time. Photography gladly accepts the challenge because it is at home in it

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Mar 6, 2020
4 min read

We Shot a Roll of Portra 160 by Thomas App & Marion Gandois

https://youtu.be/V5cErCu12Kk Thomas: We met on Twitter somewhere between a hashtag #shootfilm and a mutual subscriber. I started my youtube channel a few years ago and I began to invite other film photographers to share

Mar 2, 2020
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak T-Max P3200 400 by Johnjoe Nugent

The majestic beauty of abandoned places, A.K.A. Urbex, is an exciting hobby and sometimes dangerous, trying to get or sneak into old factories, hiding from the police and security and looking for hidden gems, like this one, a

Feb 18, 2020
3 min read

A Shy Nature Photographer Photographs Strangers In A Park

I headed to the park with a “FREE PORTRAITS!” sign During autumn, a photographer friend of mine once asked me if I would like to start a project with her to photograph strangers despite that I have hardly any experience in

Feb 11, 2020
6 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Tri-X 400 on Pentax 6×7 by Thomas Domise

I will spent the winter near the small city of Nyons in the Drôme Provençale in France.I would like to walk in the streets, talk to people and take their portraits. This would be a first for me! - Thomas Domise -

Feb 6, 2020
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I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 160 by Esmeralda Holman

"I want to portrait a very good fine art photographer, in her own home, kitchen and bed. She is sick and on good days she can photograph for an hour. I want to document her days. Her ups and downs. Her anger and frustration when

Feb 5, 2020
6 min read

I Shot a Roll of Lomography Colour 800 at ISO 3200 by Bas Schurink

Pushing Lomo 800 to ISO 3200with Rodinal Pre-Flash While planning my visit to Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam, I couldn't make up my mind and kept wondering which film to use: Should I bring Portra 400 or maybe Portra 800? Should

Feb 3, 2020
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 400 by Angela Blumen

A small glimpse into the female creative field of Copenhagen. I chose to shoot with Kodak Portra 400 as it works well for portraits and under difficult lighting conditions. Since the photos were taken at very different pla

Jan 24, 2020
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 400 On Canon AE-1 by Patrick Dreuning

I am Patrick Dreuning, I live in the Netherlands and I am based in Maastricht the most southern city of the country, close to Germany and Belgium. But I grew up in a town nearby Rotterdam. I consider myself as a true stre

Jan 22, 2020
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 800 on Mamiya RB67 by Bas Schurink

My name is Bas Schurink. I am an ICT specialist and I am living in The Netherlands. I’ve seen on Instagram the On Film Only Project which I would loved to participate. So I’ve signed up for a Roll of Kodak Portra 800.

Jan 14, 2020
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 160 on the Contax S2

After lurking on the Contax S2 for a while, I finally got myself one as 33rd birthday present back in November. There's been a lot of debate in my head on which version should I get - the S2 with its spot meter or the S2b wit

Jan 12, 2020
1 min read

Why We Still Love Film. Analog Photography Documentary by NBC

Why are younger generations embracing the slower process of shooting and developing film in a time when taking the perfect photo with our cellphones is cheap and instant gratification? Why are film and vintage camera sales up? An

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Jan 10, 2020
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra on Nikonos V 400 by Víctor Seguí

To Be At The Right Time At The Right Place  When we ever heard about surfing, some amazing images come to our mind of skilled surfers from California, Hawaii, Australia or Indonesia riding impressive waves. Perfect co

Jan 9, 2020
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak T-MAX 100 on Canon A1 by Marie Lagabbe

Trying a new kind of film is one of my favourite things. I usually use the same rolls over and over again when a discover a new cheap emulsion that suits me, but I’m always really happy about the getting chance to discover

Jan 8, 2020
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak TX400 on Rolleicord V by Andrea Bianchi

Thanks to the amazing work of On Film Only, the generosity of Kodak and Nation Photo lab, I got the chance to try for the first time a roll of Kodak Tri-X 400. Before shoting, I already knew that people praised this film for

Jan 6, 2020
10 min read

CONTAX T Review

CONTAX T Review Introduction In my quest of the most pocketable camera, without compromising on image quality, I've been lurking on the Contax T for a while. Even though there is already both, a Rollei 35S and Contax T3 sit

Jan 2, 2020
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 400 on Yashica Mat-124 by Vytautas Ambrazas

Since majority of my photography is done on black & white film, I’ve decided to try something different and gave a shot to the opportunity presented, for a roll of Kodak Portra 400 120 film. From the beginning, I wanted

Dec 17, 2019
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak T-Max 400 on Nikon FE by Virginie Aubert

When I first saw this not so usual giveaway opportunity on Instagram, my first thought was: ok that’s awesome, but I don’t have any interesting project that will potentially step out of the mass. Then I put some more thou

Dec 16, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ektachrome E100 on Nikon F100 by Jeff Hammond

I shot a roll of Ektachrome E100 that Vincent (On Film Only) was generous enough to send. It was my first time shooting slide film, and the research I did indicated that the consensus on shooting slide is due to limited latitude,

Dec 10, 2019
2 min read

Launching of Kodak EKTACHROME E100 in 120 & 4×5

Two years after the initial rebirth, Kodak has just dropped the bomb and officially released Ektachrome E100 in 120 and 4x5 sheets. Here's a copy of their press release: INTRODUCING EKTACHROME E100 120! ROCHESTER, N

Dec 9, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Portra 800 by Or Sachs

My name is Or Sachs, I am a 33 year old teacher who lives in Israel. For years now I have been drawn to the fringes of different scenes. I have found myself coming back to the punk and metal music scene of my youth. I f

Dec 3, 2019
10 min read

HOW TO: Sunny 16 & Zone Focus on a Leica M3

The recent acquisition of a Leica M3 has taken my film photography journey to a new destination! I honestly never thought that shooting a 60 years old camera, offering only the bare essentials to take pictures, would bring someth

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Dec 2, 2019
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Portra 800 by Holly Ferris

I recently started my film journey again after a long, 12 year break. I started my career shooting film (35mm) but then as times changed I went digital with the rest of the world. In October, I purchased my first medium forma

Nov 29, 2019
3 min read

Kodak Price Increase Coming on ALL FILMS

Time to stock-up your favorite Kodak film before the price increase coming on January 1st 2020 ! Kodak Alaris has just announced to its distributors that all films, consumers and professional range, will endure a significa

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Nov 25, 2019
6 min read

Yerevan, Armenia on a Zenit 122 and Zorki 4K By Robert L Weitzner

When I first had the chance to visit Armenia and it’s capital Yerevan, I had no idea the impact this city, one of the oldest in the world, would have on the rest of my life. My plan was to stay only three days, absorbing

Nov 18, 2019
6 min read

Pushing Kodak T-MAX 400 to 1600 ISO

Back in 2018, on a rainy day off while travelling across Portugal, we stayed for a while in a little town nearby Lisbon. On that day we were looking for some sort of indoor activity to spend some time and figured that visitin

Nov 13, 2019
2 min read

Another Round of Ferrania P30 Out In The wild

Here's a news that will spark joy among the aficionados of black & white cine film! Ferrania is coming up with a third fresh batch of their resurrected Ferrania P30. In case you missed your chance on the two previous batc

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Nov 12, 2019
6 min read

Another Hasselblad NASA Special Edition is for Sale

For once I'm stepping out of my waters to dive back into the digital world for a moment and talk about an(other) Hasselblad NASA Special Edition camera that's just been listed on the eBay. Ladies & Gents, let me introduce the

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Nov 5, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Agfa Vista 400 by Florian Merlet

Finding your daily film stock is one of the many questions I came across. I started with the classic google search “best 35mm colour film stock”… As you can imagine, I have concluded from this research that Portra 400 w

Nov 4, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Gold 200 by Joshua Kenneth Oliver

I read an article on this blog recently, it was by Sroyon Mukherjee and he compared the different types of film shooters to Isaiah Berlin’s description of the two ways he feels people relate to the world: Some as a fox whom

Oct 31, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Cinestill 800T by Nicola De Prato

My name is Nicola De Prato and I'm an Italian Cinematographer based both in Los Angeles and Italy. Since I moved to LA about two and a half years ago I came across to film photography and very curiously I've started shooting

Oct 29, 2019
6 min read

Your Next Kodak Film is on the House

What if I told you that your next Kodak roll is on us?? When I started the "I Shot a Roll of..." series a few months ago, I never thought it would lead me to this opportunity of supporting fellow film photographers. The i

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Oct 28, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of FUJI C200 at Hedoné Seminar ‘19

First thing first: check the surroundings. Since you can’t fully embrace what happens in Wonderland if you don’t get to explore Wonderland first. It was more as if I was coming from another planet and needed some ti

Oct 24, 2019
4 min read

New Ilford Products: ILFORD ORTHO FILM / MULTIGRADE RC PAPER / FILM PROCESSING STARTER KIT

Earlier this month, Ilford took us by surprise with a teaser showing new film coming in three different formats which we can guess are 135, 120 and 8x10. Ilford was nice enough to give us some hints on their Twitter feed and

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Oct 24, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Fuji C200

My name is Jura Zaz, I am an advanced casual photographer who does not get payed in any way, just because I do it for fun and for myself. I used to photograph with early Canon 20D, then Canon 1Ds series, 5D Classic, 5D Mark I

Oct 22, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Revolog Texture

I'm always interested in trying some new films, and looking for special films, whether they alter colors or add some intriguing effects to my pictures. I first heard of Revolog films a few years ago, and I've had a few tries

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Aug 4, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400

I want to share my experience of using the new emulsion released LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 which allows you to shoot in 100-400 ISO conditions. Finally, I got a chance to try it out! The very good thing about this film

Jul 16, 2019
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LomoChrome Metropolis – It’s bold, it’s cold, I’m sold!

Lomography has just introduced a new punk in the LomoChrome family! Please welcome METROPOLIS XR 100-400 Film 👏👏👏 Metropolis definitely has the LomoChrome DNA in its genes and stands out from any other film with a uni

Jul 4, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Silbersalz35 200t in Chernobyl

Earlier this year I went Kiev in Ukraine and a friend of mine who was joining me, convinced me to do a day trip to Chernobyl. On the day of the trip, I took with me a Leica M6 and a 28mm Summicron, which was the only lens I s

Jul 2, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of HP5+ at ISO 12800 (5 Stops Push)

I am a big fan of experimenting with what film can take, to see its limits, particularly when it comes to pushing it. I found that Ilford’s HP5+ is one of the widest latitude black and white films one could buy and get usea

Jun 27, 2019
3 min read

A Matter of Respect.

   My friends at Street Candy have given me the opportunity to officially launch my analog photography section over at IAMPHOTOLOGIC.COM exclusively shot with Street Candy ATM 400. After a decade of using digital camera

Jun 25, 2019
3 min read

Fake Fujifilm 35mm Color Film Found in Japan

Fujifilm Japan has just announced they have discovered someone is ilegaly selling their motion picture films as standard color negative film. The problem is that cine films require a special handling to remove the remjet laye

Jun 1, 2019
5 min read

I Shot a Roll of Washi Film F (120 Prototype)

Sometimes I open up my stash of films and realise I have some undiscovered gems hiding in there. After almost one year of holidays, the other day I decided that it was time for my Mamiya 7 to come down the shelf and go out fo

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Jun 1, 2019
6 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Ektar 100 by Sroyon Mukherjee

“The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” This fragment is attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus, but I first encountered it in an essay by Isaiah Berlin. Berlin argues that wri

May 24, 2019
8 min read

CONTAX 139Q – Best CANON AE-1 Alternative?

What’s The Best Film Camera For Beginners? While there's no simple answer to that question, be sure the Canon AE-1 will rank among the Top 3 answers. I've always been surprised by this almost unanimous voices and decide to

May 15, 2019
4 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Pro Image 100

Back in December last year, Kodak kindly sent me a few rolls of Pro Image 100. While most of them went your way during the Christmas giveaway week I ran on Instagram, a few rolls stayed with me to finally try out this new fil

May 9, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak T-Max 400 by Robert Chestnut

My name is Robert Chestnut, I am an artist, teacher, and photographer. I live on Ocracoke Island North Carolina. My interest in photography started when I purchased a Minolta SRT101 from a thrift store back in 1998. In college ba

May 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Revelog Kolor by Christian Paul

Hey!  My name is Christian and I've shot a roll of Revelog Kolor. I thought this would be a fun film to use to take urban shots in San Francisco, twist things up a little bit.  According to Revolog, "Kolor film is everybody

May 1, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ektachrome E100 by Christian Paul

Hey!  My name is Christian, and I am an amateur/hobbyist landscape photographer.  I've somewhat gotten into film, and shoot it frequently as of late.  I am no expert on film by any means, yet I feel like I've exper

Apr 18, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Adox Scala 160 by Murphy Mortician

I am Murphy Mortician, a photographer based in Reykjavik, Iceland.  So far I shot only one roll of the Scala 160 (halfway through the second one) but can already say that I am a fan of it! The fact that it is a black

Apr 16, 2019
3 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak ColorPlus 200 by Do Thanh Dat

I just started shooting film so I’ll give a short review of Kodak ColorPlus 200 from the perspective of a new member of the film community. As a new film photographer, here are the TOP 3 reasons that made me choose Colo

Apr 13, 2019
6 min read

How To Shoot Kodak Aerochrome Infrared Film

Today we’re shooting Kodak Aerochrome! It's not every day that I get the opportunity to shoot such a special film so let's give a proper introduction and see how it should be handled. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLJO

Apr 13, 2019
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I Shot a Roll of Fuji Pro 160NS by Trevor Dalton

Most people would probably think of a slow portrait oriented film as an unusual choice for night photography. But I’ve found Fuji’s Pro 160NS to be the perfect choice for the task. I had been shooting Kodak Portra 160

Apr 7, 2019
1 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak T-Max 400 by 2FilmShooters

Kodak TMax 400 is one of my favorites black and white films. Itʼs beautiful and versatile. It responds to pushing well (for me 1600 is the limit). TMAX 400 scans well, and its fine grain makes it easy to sharpen the images wh

Apr 7, 2019
1 min read

I Shot a Roll of Fujifilm c200 by 2FilmShooters

Fujifilm c200 is one of the cheapest color film on the market, but it is awesome! You can easily find it for less than 4 euros but the quality is not that cheap and you'll have a hard time finding a better film within this price

Apr 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Cinestill 800 by Andrea Inés

My name is Andrea Inés and here are my Top 5 Tips to get the most out of Cinestill 800T Neons! Neons will always look good with Cinestill, specially the red ones Tungsten lights Well, Cinestill 800T it's

Mar 29, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak TX400 by Florian Tourneux

A few years ago I went to Roma a bit before Easter. In my bag I chose to carry not only my old DSLR but something much older: my Hasselblad 500 C/M and a CF 50 Distagon F/4 FLE. Walking the most of the time, from a church to

Mar 29, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Portra 400 by Florian Tourneux

Quidam is a personal project on wich I'm working on about the Holocaust during World War II. Not finished yet, the title isn't fixed but I liked this word suggested by Amélien Ledouppe my photographer friend. The idea behind

Mar 29, 2019
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I Shot a Roll of Ilford Delta 3200 by Renars Matvejs

Ilfords Delta line of films is for a more specific use, available at iso 100, 400 and 3200. More expensive than HP5+ and also slightly harder to work with in general. In this case I chose to shoot with the EI3200 film. This i

Mar 26, 2019
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I Shot a Roll of Portra 800 by Karol Malecki

Kodak Portra 800 is Very versatile film. I  use it as portrait film in low light but also in daylight without too grainy effect. Its very sharp and produce nice skin tone.  Sometimes photographers are afraid of high-

Mar 26, 2019
1 min read

I Shot a Roll of Portra 400NC by Karol Malecki

Kodak Portra 400 NC was my first roll ever on a Mamiya RZ67 Pro II, after that I’m in love with film photography. Daylight balanced film that forgiving and its fantastic for scanning .  There was’t a single scan that

Mar 26, 2019
1 min read

I Shot a Roll of Cinestill 800 by Karol Malecki

I'm Karol Malecki, a film photographer based in Poland Cinematic mood - this is quintessence of Cinestill 800t. When I used it first time on medium format camera I fell in love very quickly. I enjoy how it works with red l

Mar 20, 2019
1 min read

I Shot a Roll of LomoChrome Turquoise by Rita Lopes Santos

This film is great for anyone looking for a color twist! LomoChrome Turquoise turns blue into orange, orange into blue and red into purple among so many other unexpected results. In sunny days or under direct light you wi

Mar 7, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ilford XP2 by Renars Matvejs

Ilford XP2 is a unique black and white film that was meant to be developed with color film developers. For me this is perfect, because my local shop charges less for color film developing. This film behaves very nicely in any

Mar 7, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Provia 100F by Denys Trofimchuk

 Do you like vivid colors that pop? Are you a fan of fine grain and sharp images? Then look no further than color slide film, Fujifilm Provia 100F in particular!  The first film I have ever shot was a roll of Provia

Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Ilford HP5+ pulled to EI200 by Renars Matvejs

Ilford is a well known company in b&w film market. HP5+ is one of their most popular film stocks today because of it's flexibility as a good all-around black and white film, both for casual and professional use. For the c

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Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak Gold 200 by Renars Matvejs

Kodak Gold is the second of two cheap Kodak film stocks only available in 35mm rolls. Very similar in performance to the ColorPlus 200 film and with an unnoticeable difference in most situations. This film is medium speed of 200

Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Fujicolor PRO400H by Renars Matvejs

Fujicolor Pro400H became my favourite colour film from the first roll I shot. This color-negative form fujifilm, intended for "professional" use, whatever that means, is a high speed (400iso) fine grain film with great color

Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak ColorPlus 200 by Renars Matvejs

Kodak ColorPlus 200 being one of the cheapest film options as of right now is also the one I have used most. Being medium speed of iso 200 it's a great general use film, that works well in bright sunlight and well lit indoor situ

Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Fujicolor C200 by Renars Matvejs

Fujifilms Fujicolor C200 is a medium speed, budget color film. It's one of the cheapest 36 exposure color films along with Kodaks Gold and Color Plus which are also 200 iso. It's a great film for trips, when buying more and havin

Mar 6, 2019
2 min read

I Shot a Roll of Kodak TX400 by Renars Matvejs

Kodak TX400 is one of THE MOST well known Kodak B&W films, made for high contrast and low, well managed grain at a high speed of 400 iso. Particularly great for portraits because of the hight contrast and well suited for stre

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Mar 4, 2019
3 min read

ON FILM ONLY Needs Your Help !!

Good day fellow readers! Over the next weeks some major changes will happen here. The blog will be the first to move as times has come to move away from the original One Year With Film Only and finally make the switch toOn Fi

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Jan 17, 2019
23 min read

14 Point & Shoot Leica Film Cameras – From 60 to +2000$

Cheap and Leica are not often seen in the same sentence. When thinking about the red dot, we usually imagine how many months or even years it would take to get one of those iconic rangefinders. But there’s also another way to e

Jan 16, 2019
8 min read

Fuji Velvia 100 on Xpan in Iceland

It's not every day that one travel to Iceland, so when luck knocked at my door to take me there for the third time, I ceased the opportunity to finally shot with fresh slide film. As landscape would be my main subject during this

Jan 9, 2019
2 min read

New B&W Film! Lomography Potsdam Kino

It's like a week doesn't pass and the guys at Lomography slap us in the face with another film! Today they introduce thePotsdam Kino 35mm B&W 100ISO Film 👏👏👏 With this new Potsdam, Lomography is pursuing their exp

Jan 1, 2019
5 min read

JCH StreetPan 400 on Contax T3

It took me a year to finally shoot this roll of JCH StreetPan 400 I got from Bellamy when we met in Finland at CameraRescue back in September 2017. I was waiting for the right time and place to shoot it in the best location possi

Dec 30, 2018
5 min read

Street Candy ATM400 on Xpan in Iceland

There are some places on earth that makes you instantly feel good and for me, Iceland is one of those places. So when came up the opportunity to return there for the third time, I didn't think twice and book those plane tickets.

Nov 7, 2018
2 min read

New B&W Film! Lomography Berlin Kino 400

Exciting news coming from Lomography, who just launched another black & white film: The Lomography Black & White 400 35mm Berlin Kino !! Taken from a roll made by a mysterious German company who’s been making fil

Nov 3, 2018
5 min read

See Through the Mamiya 7 with 65mm Lens

The Mamiya 7 is probably one of the most wanted medium format and I'm sure that lots of you are curious about how it feels like to shoot with this wonderful rangefinder. For those of you who aren't familiar with this camera yet,

Jul 30, 2018
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Film Review: LomoChrome Turquoise on Xpan

I finally got the chance to shoot the rare LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 from Lomography on my Xpan and got a few eye-catching images! For those of you who've never heard about this film before, let me introduce it briefly.

Jun 14, 2018
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Contax TVS Review, the poor man’s Contax T2

Today we are looking at the Contax TVS which I have been using for a few months, so I guess it's time to share my thoughts about it. When I started to look at Point and Shoot cameras, my eyes leaned toward the T2 and T3 but a

Jun 9, 2018
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Shooting With a Scratched Lens Rear Element

If like me, you have been wondering how a scratch on the back element of a lens would affect an image, you came to the right place! This article was not on my to do list but I figured that we could all benefit from my mis

Jun 6, 2018
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Lomography Color Negative F²/400 now in 120

Lomography has just surprised us with a new vintage...They are bringing their Color Negative F²/400 to Medium Format! Last year they have released the Color Negative F²/400 for 35mm, which ran out of stock pretty quickly, a

May 6, 2018
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Agfa Precisa CT100 Crossed Processed

I've been wanting to try this experience for a long time now and finally got the opportunity to shoot a roll of expired Agfa Precisa CT 100 then got it crossed-processed in C-41 chemistry by my lab Nation Photo. Precisa is pro

Apr 28, 2018
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Street Candy ATM400 Review by Sina Farhat

Vincent sent me to try out two rolls of a film called "Street Candy ATM400", a rebranded surveillance film meant for atm machines back in the day before digital took over the surveillance job. It is a special film in that it i

Mar 26, 2018
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Introducing Street Candy ATM400 B&W Film

Oh boy, he’s finally here! Welcoming little Street Candy ATM400 to the world…! It mesures 35mm, weight 21 grams and mommy is fine 😂 Yes that's right, there's a newborn in the Black & White Film family. Over the pas

Mar 22, 2018
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Film Review: Expired Kodak Ektachrome 400 on Contax TVS

During my last trip to Finland, the guys from Kameratori gave me a few rolls of expired film that was taking space in their fridge since forever and a few of them were the famous Kodak Ektachrome. After many failed attempts,

Mar 22, 2018
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13 Point & Shoot Cameras With Zeiss Lens

When it comes to Film Photography, if there is one thing that will make the difference is the glass in front of your camera. Inexperienced photographers (I was guilty too!) often think that the bigger the lens is, the better it i

Feb 23, 2018
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Kodak Professional T-MAX P3200 is BACK!

After a week of teasing Kodak has surprised everyone by bringing back their Kodak Professional T-MAX P3200. Back in 2012 they have decided to discontinue this film but 6 years later we are going to get some fresh stock of

Feb 14, 2018
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How to Develop Washi Film V

Washi Film V is probably the most special film announced in 2017 and I've had the privilege to be present when Lomig, the founder of Washi Film, introduced it at the Salon de la Photo in Paris last year. Since then I have always

Feb 9, 2018
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Portra 400: I Was Doing It Wrong

For this new episode, I went for a hike and explored the Cinque Terre with a Rolleiflex and two rolls of Kodak Portra: 160 and 400. The idea was to do to some sort of comparison between those two with the secret hope of finally h

Feb 2, 2018
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5 Reasons To Buy A Contax T2

A few days ago I went on short break in Italy. The goal was to discover the Cinque Terre in Italy but even off-season, accommodations are really expensive if you stay in one of the 5 villages so instead, we've decided to go a fe

Jan 15, 2018
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Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to 6400

Today we are developing a roll of Kodak TX400 shot at 6400 ISO. I've been wanting to try this little experience for a while now. Some films are known for handling push processing very well and Kodak TX400 is one of them. Lots

Dec 22, 2017
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10 New Films Stocks That Came Out in 2017

Looking back at all the new 35mm and 120 film stocks one can buy today, 2017 will probably be remembered as one the most thriving year for the film photography industry. The demand is so high that companies considered long

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Oct 23, 2017
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Film Review: Expired Fujicolor Superia 1600

Today I want to share with you a little misadventure that happened to me recently while shooting a roll of expired Fujicolor Superia 1600 sent to me by Sina Farhat. It all started when I went to spend the day in Monaco and ex

Sep 26, 2017
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See the World Through the Hasselblad Xpan

The Xpan is getting more and more popular and you guys seems to like a lot this camera so I thought of bringing you along on a journey and discover the world from inside the Xpan's viewfinder. Jordan from @cameraplex had

Sep 20, 2017
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I Shot a Roll of Kodak TX400 Film on the Xpan

Following my previous post where I took you with me to shoot a roll of expired Kodak Gold 200 in Nice, this time we’ll continue our exploration of the city with a roll of Kodak TX 400. I’ll be taking you through the small

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Sep 14, 2017
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I Shot a Roll of Expired Kodak Gold 200 on Xpan

I left Ireland one month ago to return for a while in my hometown: Nice. This was the opportunity for me to enjoy the end of summer in the south France and try out another expired roll that Sina Farhat kindly sent to me. Toda

Jul 30, 2017
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TOP 3 Film Photographers Mistakes

Patience is not one of my many virtues and practice as always been my favorite over theory. Instead of taking the time to learn the essentials before starting, I usually go head down into it and comes what may! This behaviour has

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Jul 19, 2017
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I Shot a Roll of Expired Kodak Portra 160 on Xpan

Today I'm taking you with me to shoot a roll of Kodak Portra 160 that expired in 2007. I got it from Sina Farhat who kindly sent me a few expired rolls some time ago. He's a film freak too and if you've been following the blog, c

Jul 13, 2017
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TOP 10 Best 35mm Films To Buy

When a new film photographer asks the community which films are the best, all voices tend to agree on Porta, Tri-X, and HP5 but are these the most favourite? In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 films photographers

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May 29, 2017
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Comparing 4 B&W Film Development Techniques

Since I've started to develop Black & White film myself, I haven't been experiencing much with developers and techniques but that's changing today! We are going to look at how a developer, dilution and developing time can

May 24, 2017
6 min read

Things you should know before Buying A Leica M or Rangefinder

Today I want to share with you my thoughts on the Leica M and more generally the Rangefinder system. When I sold all my digital equipment to make a permanent switch to analog camera I went for a Rangefinder camera. The obvious ch

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May 21, 2017
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How to Develop Slide Film with Tetenal Colortec E6 Kit

Today and for the first time on One Year With Film Only, we have a guest author : Sina Farhat! He loves to play with expired slide films and has a lot to share with us about how to develop E6 film at home Using The Tetenal Co

Apr 18, 2017
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How to Scan Film Negatives – Colour + B&W

Today, for most film photographers, scanning film has often replaced the darkroom or printing process. While it's certainly not the most interesting part in the life of a film photographer, most of us want to share our analog gem

Apr 18, 2017
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5 Best Film Scanners Under 200$

Scanning film at home is probably the least attractive part of shooting with analog cameras but that doesn't mean you should neglect this stage. Nowadays, we all want to share our analog images online and the only way to do that

Apr 7, 2017
8 min read

How Do We Save Film Photography?

We all have seen some very encouraging news recently coming from major film companies bringing back or releasing new film stocks. Some promising accessories, like the "Lab-Box Film Tank”, have also emerged and it seems that not

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Apr 1, 2017
8 min read

How to Develop Black & White Film

There are as many techniques to develop black & white film than there are photographers. Today I'm showing you how I process my BW film at home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNKiAFkdHF0 Today I'm going to show how

Mar 23, 2017
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Film Soup! Cook Your Roll Like a Chef

Today We Are Making Film Soup! For those of you who've never heard of Film Soup before, don't worry, it has nothing to do with the soup from your childhood nightmares! It's basically a technique were you voluntary damage a fil

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Mar 16, 2017
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Pushing & Developing C41 Colour Film

I finally did it! After sitting in my fridge for a few months, I managed to developed myself a roll of CineStill 800 pushed two stops at 3200 ISO and the results look great! It was intimidating at first but I was being overly

Mar 14, 2017
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How to Develop Film With Beer

It's Saint Patrick's Day, you ran out of B&W developer, all stores are closed down and the only thing you can find is beer. Nothing worse could happen but don't worry we have THE solution to develop your roll of film. Y

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Mar 12, 2017
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Develop Colour Film with Tetenal Colortec C-41 kit

Today we are developing colour film. It’s a first time for me but I’m sure it will be alright! It's something I've been wanting to do for a long time but I was afraid of messing up as it requires more care and precision th

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Mar 10, 2017
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Creative Double Exposure With a FREE Accessory

Among vodka, caviar and other wonderful creations of nature, Russia has also a lot to offer to photographers in chase of extreme sensations! At the time of Soviet Union, there were a lot of cameras manufactured there. LOMO, wh

Feb 21, 2017
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How to get sharp, crisp, B&W photos on film

If you want sharp black and white images with fine grain, then you are on the right page my friend! I'm a bit of a freak in terms of image quality and I love very detailed photos. That's why I've been searching for a good comb

Feb 7, 2017
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2 Cheap Film To Try: Fomapan 400 & Vista 200

It's about time to give some fame to two cheap films in price but by no means in quality. It can be tempting to go for the expensive ones when buying rolls but let's not forget about the bottom of the shelf. The films you are

Feb 1, 2017
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Edit Colour Film Negatives in Photoshop Like a Pro

Scanning colour negative is without a doubt the most irritating part of the film photograhy workflow. Since I started to shoot with film, it has been the source of great frustration, especially in terms of colour rendition. E

Jan 29, 2017
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Beginner’s Guide to Film Photography

Film photography is definitely coming back and many photographers are now stepping away from digital to reconnect with the origins of this art. On top of a strong community support, we have seen recently that Kodak decided to bri

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Jan 25, 2017
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Stand Development Tutorial Ilfotec DD-X & Kodak TX400

After a first successful experience with stand development, I couldn't resist the urge to try this technique with another film. The lucky guy today is the reliable Kodak Tri-X 400! In case you are not familiar with Tri-X yet,

Jan 16, 2017
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Stand Development Tutorial Ilfotec DD-X & Fomapan 400

The World of analog photography keeps surprising me every day a bit more! I recently read about a technique called Stand Development so I have decided to try it myself. For those of who never heard of it before, let me explain yo

Jan 5, 2017
11 min read

6 Reasons Why You Should Pick A Film Camera!

For those of you who are new to this blog, I have been into analog photography for only six months. After a few years spent with digital cameras, I came to film a bit by accident. I slowly lost interest into photography so it was

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Jan 2, 2017
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Xpan, Two Month Later Review

It's not every day that one turns 30 and because if you want something done right, you should do it yourself, I've decided to gift myself with an Hasselblad Xpan with a 45mm lens !!! I've been playing around with it for two

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Dec 29, 2016
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Film Review: Kodak Ektar 100 by Night

This may sounds like a stupid idea but I had no other choice to shoot with Kodak Ektar 100 by night. I was in London for a weekend and like often there, it was raining cats and dogs so my Leica M6 stayed in my camera bag with few

Dec 7, 2016
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Film Review: LomoChrome Turquoise XR 100-400 – 120

It's been a long time since my last review and I'm sorry for letting you down during those past weeks. I've been busy at work and took some time off to celebrate my birthday abroad. I'm now back home and figured out that was abou

Oct 9, 2016
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Film Review: CineStill 50 – 35mm

Let me present you another exceptional film : the CineStill 50 Ladies and Gentlemen ! It's essentially a Kodak film (Kodak 5203 to be precise) that was initially used for motion picture. CineStill has modified it by removing

Sep 20, 2016
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Film Review: Fomapan 200 + Mamiya M645

I did a portrait session with the beautiful Aisling and wanted to try a roll of Fomapan 200 I had in stock with my medium format Mamiya. My idea was to shoot outside but as we are in Ireland and the weather changes more than a wo

Aug 14, 2016
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Film Review : KODAK T-MAX 100 vs TX400 – 120

I recently did a portrait session with the amazing Scarlett Minx and tried two types of black and white films : KODAK T-MAX 100 and KODAK TRI-X 400. The idea was to compare the grain and contrast of those films under similar

Jul 25, 2016
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Film Review: ILFORD HP5 135 – Leica M6

This time let’s look at some images shot with the famous ILFORD HP5 400 on a Leica M6. This film is praised among many photographers who like to shot in black and white so we’ll see if it deserves its fame. I previously re

Jul 25, 2016
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Film Review : Kodak Portra 400 – 120

Let’s talk about a legendary film : Kodak Portra 400. If like me you’re interested in shooting color film then you’ve probably came across this very popular film. I've seen many photographers making such great pictures s

Jul 25, 2016
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Film Review : Lomography Color 400 – 120

Today we are looking at the 2nd roll shot on my Mamiya M645. Lomography Color 400 I never really planned on shooting with this film but I saw a pack of 3 rolls for around 25€ the other day so I figured why not giving it a ch

Jul 24, 2016
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Film Review: ILFORD HP5 120

This is the first roll of film I ever shot and that made me sell of my digital gear and switch entirely to film! It took long for me to make such a radical move! By the time I got this roll developed, I still had all my digita

Jul 24, 2016
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Photography : One Year With Film Only

THE PROJECT : From the 1st of July 2016 until 1st of July 2017 I will only shoot film! Why Shooting Film Only ? Since I entered the world of (digital) photography in 2013, I’ve accomplished multiple achievements, be

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