Tag Archives for " Film "

Apr 18

#1280. Fake it until you film it.

By pascaljappy | How-To

Lying myself out of a medium-format film-camera obsession ๐Ÿ˜‰ Sometimes, sharpness and transparency are too much of a good thing, with modern digital cameras. Sometimes, the soul craves a little snap, crackle and pop from the turntable, a little halation on Ingrid Bergman’s distressed face (“Oh, Dev!”) in a movie, and slightly gentler manners from […]

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Mar 14

#1271. Yet more thoughts on Film vs Digital

By pascaljappy | Opinion

Some photographers prefer film, like foodies prefer elaborate cooking and fancy dining experiences.   Wading through some of my photographs in DS archives, I found a few that have a (vaguely) film-like look and reignited my interest in this topic. None are really quite there, but they each tend to illustrate a specific aspect of […]

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May 17

#1201. 5 reasons to try film photography

By pascaljappy | How-To , Opinion

“Look who’s talking”, you’ll say. But please let me make my case, it’s worth it ๐Ÿ˜‰ Digital photography has freed us of so many constraints and increased our shooting envelope so much that hundreds of brilliant young photographers have embraced it and created work that simply wouldn’t have been feasible before. And even in the […]

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Nov 16

#64. Welcoming the NEX-5N

By pascaljappy | News , Opinion , Review

UPDATE 1: My God, it’s full of Stars!, a first look at astronomy with the Sony NEX-5N. UPDATE 2: A Slow-Food review of the Sony NEX-5N, using the NEX-5N exclusively with manual lenses. Some people change cameras often. I do so when mine dies and the event often is an opportunity to turn around, analyse […]

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