First Film Rolls of 2021

A few images from the first two rolls of film shot on the Leica M6 this year.

It’s been sometime since I’ve shot film and so thought it about time I loaded my Leica M6 with a roll of film and got out to grab some film photos.

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Popping Reds on Film

New Blog Post: Popping reds with Kodak Ultramax 400 #believeinfilm #filmisnotdead

Having shot a roll of Kodak Ultramax 400 a couple of weeks ago with my Leica M6, having looked at the scans in more detail, I’m super happy with the results.

What really struck me was the way Ultramax makes the reds really pop, almost Ektar-esque! I purposely shot it over exposed (ISO320) and made sure I metered for the shadows.

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Does Film Speed You Up?

New Blog Post: Does Film Speed You Up. #believeinfilm #filmisnotdead

There’s a well known saying in the film community that film slows you down. Compared to shooting with a digital camera, film makes you think more about the photograph you are making and in doing so the process slows you down.

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Leica Summicron 40mm f2

Leica Summicron 40mm f2 – perfect when you love 50mm and adore 35mm and can’t decide if you are a 50 or 35mm man!

Since buying both the M10 digital & M6 film bodies, I’ve had a bit of GAS with regards to a Summicron lens.

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The One’s That Got Away

I have a checkered past with film cameras. Since getting back into film a few years ago now I’ve bought and sold quite a few cameras that looking back I should have kept.

I have a checkered past with film cameras. Since getting back into film a few years ago now I’ve bought and sold quite a few cameras that looking back I should have kept. 

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