2022 Camera Inventory

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At the beginning of 2020, I wrote a post about the cameras I had as of December 2019. At that time, I was collecting film cameras rather quickly. I had some intention of writing subsequent inventory updates, but my camera … Continued

Flexaret Automat with Ilford FP4 Plus

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One day early in December, Holly and I went for a walk to Philadelphia’s City Hall to check out the city’s annual Christmas displays. Every year, they put up a big Christmas tree, set up an ice skating rink, and … Continued

September 2021 Update

September started off with some weather drama when the remnants of Hurricane Ida came through Philadelphia resulting, among other things, in the historic flooding of the Schuylkill River. Luckily, the rest of the month was less dramatic. The weather started … Continued

March 2021 Update

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Thanks to the change of weather, March was a better month than we’ve had for a while. Not only have we enjoyed the warmer days and extra daylight, but March ended with some really good news: both Holly and I … Continued

New Photo Light Box

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As I mentioned in my December 2020 Update, Holly gave me a light box for Christmas. It wasn’t something I was thinking about getting, but now that I have it and have used it a few times, I can say … Continued

How I Fixed My Medium Format Dilemma

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I’ve been having an ongoing dilemma with my medium format cameras. The first film camera I bought in my adult life was a Diana F+ in February 2017, which, on hindsight, was a rather bizarre re-entry into film photography. It’s … Continued