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 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 for a

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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 writers

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 film.

May 9, 2019
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I Shoot a Roll of Kodak T-Max 400 by Robert Chestnut

Most people think of Kodak Trix 400 when they think of black and white film. After all It is the ak47 of film. While I love using Trix 400, I prefer using Trix’s younger brother Kodak T-Max 400. I enjoy the look high contra

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
2 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 3 reasons that made me choose ColorPlus 20

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 as m

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 800 Neons! Neons will always look good with Cinestill, specially the red ones Tungsten lights. Well, Cinestill 800T it's b

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

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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
3 min read

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