Category: I Shot a Roll of

I Shot a Roll of… is a series of mini reviews showing the look and characteristics of every film stocks.

Jun 12, 2020
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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

Apr 1, 2020
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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 6, 2020
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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
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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 11, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 10, 2020
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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
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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
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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 2, 2020
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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
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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
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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 9, 2019
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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 2, 2019
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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 5, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 4, 2019
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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
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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 1, 2019
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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
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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 15, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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 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