Tag: Kodak BW400CN

  • Goodbye Kodak BW400CN

    Kodak has announced that it has ended production of BW400CN, a black-and-white film. Film manufacturers keep shrinking their product lines because digital photography has all but collapsed demand. Only technophobes, certain pros, and hobbyists like me still shoot film. That’s enough to support some film production, but not on the scale of just five or ten years ago.…

  • Chromogenically characterized: Olympus OM-1 and Kodak BW400CN

    I’ve shot a lot of film since discovering during the summer that my nearby CVS still has a one-hour processing lab. They return processed negatives and a CD of scans for an astonishingly inexpensive $6! But I’ve been hankering to shoot black and white lately. Normal black-and-white film is processed differently from color film, and…

  • Olympus OM-1

    A review of the Olympus OM-1, the original small 35mm SLR. It’s a gem of a camera all around.