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Tri-x chronicles: volume IV

March 9, 2011 3 comments

We know that the internet generation has a short attention span so without further ado we present volume IV of the Tri-x odyssey.  After volume III there seemed to be a lot of questions regarding the development process.  The sample images were criticized for being grainy, my camera choice was challenged and people were generally pissed off.  Volume IV is not as much about the quality of  Tri-x but what I have been doing with it up until this point.  Read on cuz here’s the shit.

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Tri-x chronicles: Volume III

March 2, 2011 8 comments

Back from the dead like a resurrection it’s the Tri-x chronicles volume III.  If you haven’t been following then you need to back up to the beginning for the full story.  Basically I’m only shooting Tri-x for the year of 2011.  The idea is to unlock its dark secrets and report my findings to anyone who wants to know.  If you need to go back in time and catch up do that.  Right now the saga continues.

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Impossible Project: PX-70 Color Shade

October 19, 2010 5 comments

Recently Impossible Project has delivered us yet another Polaroid compatible film.  This time it’s compatible with SX-70 cameras and it’s a color emulsion called PX-70 color shade.  If your hesitant to cough up the loot on the new three pack maybe this review will help.

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Dusty but trusty

July 8, 2010 Leave a comment

No I’m not talkin’ about your Mom.  I recently dragged out my Minolta SRT101 to explore the magic of film and thirty year old primes.  Can equipment this old still hold it’s own in today’s modern world.  If people see me on the streets with this stuff will their heads explode.  Lets find out.

Minolta 45mm f2 review

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Review: Holga 135BC

May 21, 2010 Leave a comment

I know what your thinking.  “Why did PTC review a plastic toy camera?”  Here’s your answer.  It’s got a 47mm plastic prime lens.  We know you like your G11’s but their zooms are holding them back.  See what a real camera is made of after the link.  We know, it’s made of plastic.

Holga review

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Just Posted: Lensbaby Soft Focus Optic Review

May 20, 2010 Leave a comment

It’s the prime that time forgot.  Or at least overlooked.  We’ve seen it tested before but not with the soft focus optic.  Here’s a brief rundown if you ever wondered how soft is soft?  Comments are open so don’t be scared.

Soft Focus Review

Review posted! Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f/2 SLII

May 17, 2010 4 comments

Here it is.  The moment you’ve been waiting for.  The readers choice lens review is published.  As always comments are open and encouraged.  To get in on the action hit the link.

40mm f/2 review

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