Posts tagged with review

  1. Review: Roly Poly Changeable ISO Slide Film

    19 Jun 2018

    Roly Poly Changeable ISO Slide Film has an awesome box No, the sub-editor for this piece hasn’t suffered some form of minor stroke [hint: there is no sub-editor], this is a serious piece about a serious film. You out there in the real world may know it better as Rollei

  2. Anatomy of a Camera Bag: Billingham Hadley Pro

    17 Jan 2018

    Billingham Hadley Pro BeginningFor some photographers, the camera bag is a vital piece of equipment. Not only is it a space for protecting valuable gear from the elements, but it’s a space of concealment for other bits and pieces too. For others, camera bags are unnecessary barriers preventing the…

  3. Book Review: NASA Graphics Standards Manual

    15 May 2016

    Graphic designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth have been busy. In addition to their day jobs as associate partners at iconic design firm Pentagram, they have been reprinting and reissuing old and seemingly mundane graphics standards manuals – guides made by designers and issued to clients to establish unity and…

  4. A Photo Book from Blurb

    27 Apr 2016

    It is difficult to overstate the importance of the physical object in the digital age. As a photographer, that means the importance of the print. The ephemeral nature of data means that already many of our memories and much of our information – that used to be physical – have…

  5. Pharma Film Review: Rossmann 200 & 400 35mm

    09 Apr 2016

    Rossmann 3er Spar-Pack (2014) There was a time when you could walk into any pharmacy and find an array of cheap 35mm film. Much of it was rebranded OEM film, some of it was cheaply-produced home brand stuff, but it was film nonetheless. Although the “1-HR PHOTOS” Kodak signs remain…

  6. Things I Use: Voigtländer VC Meter II

    13 Feb 2016

    I own quite a bit of photography gear, but I am not a collector. Every item I own I use at one point or another. When I travel, so do my cameras. As a result, some of my gear is a bit cosmetically (and sometimes operationally) blemished. My Voigtländer VC…

  7. Hands-On Review with the Pacific Image PF120 Pro

    21 Oct 2015

    The Pacific Image PF120 Pro (left) with the Nikon Coolscan LS-5000ED Update — October 2016: I have since parted ways with my PF120 Pro. It developed a severe banding problem, was sent off to Taiwan for repairs, and received back around 2 months later. This repaired unit also developed banding.

  8. Photobook Review: The Lost Border

    05 Aug 2015

    This is the first of two reviews that follow along a similar path. Brian Rose’s The Lost Border: The Landscape of the Iron Curtain is a simply elegant book which visually charts that famous geopolitical fault line which existed in one form or another from 1946 until 1989.  Rose chronicles…

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