Tag: monochrome

  • Favorite Photos Week: 1967 Ford LTD headlight

    I expected little from my Argus A-Four. My bias was clear: I think real cameras are made of steel. The Bakelite and aluminum A-Four falls short. No matter that I had shot an A-Four as a teen and got usable images. I thought I had stumbled upon blind, dumb luck as a rank amateur. But when I shot…

  • Margaret and a FiatPentax ME, 50mm f/1.4 SMC PentaxKodak T-Max 4002015

  • Shooting Eastman Double-X 5222

    Kodak makes just nine kinds of still films today. That might sound like a lot, but it’s a pittance compared to days gone by. They’ve discontinued a whole bunch of films, including their entire slide-film line. Only negative films roll off the Kodak manufacturing lines today, six in color and three in black and white. Kodak also still…

  • Prepped for auctionPentax ME, 50mm f/1.4 SMC PentaxKodak T-Max 4002015

  • FilmingPentax ME, 50mm f/1.4 SMC Pentax-MKodak T-Max 4002015

  • Classic cars on black-and-white film

    When I go to the Mecum Spring Classic every May, I always take my digital camera and a pocketful of extra batteries — I take upwards of a thousand digital photos there every year. But I usually take a film camera along too, loaded with black-and-white film. This year, I used my film camera to move…

  • You are beautiful Olympus Stylus Kodak Plus-X 2015