Tag Archives for " Film "

Mar 20

#1352. Copying a camera that copies film?

By pascaljappy | Opinion

The convenience of digital with the looks of film?   Obviously, the benefits of film photography shouldn’t be limited to looks alone. The palpable experience of rolls and prints probably overshadow any aesthetic benefits, as does the chimp-free process for those receptive to it. I knew that, of course, but had lived for years in […]

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Feb 26

#1349. Diversity in GAS

By pascaljappy | Opinion , Review

This weekend, I was fortunate enough to try 4 cameras   Here’s another brief post from me as I return from a quick visit to the UK to see friends and family. My X1D stayed at home to keep luggage light, but my old phone was always in my pocket. See pics above and below. […]

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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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