Toledo – Spain

Toledo is a city of Spain. The visit to Toledo came when we returned home from Madrid. I was on the way and the four of us agreed to go visit and spend the afternoon there. Toledo was a small town that was under the Roman empire. With a strategically important location, it was surrounded…

Herdade de Rio Frio – Medium Format

Rio Frio is a small land situated near the Pinhal Novo. Called Herdade de Rio Frio, it was once a large farm prodution center that even had a 400 hectare vineyard. At the moment it isn’t so and for that reason it aroused a certain interest in knowing this farm more closely. The path has…

16th Century Market – Mercado Quinhentista

Our country, Portugal, was born in the middle ages. More precisely in 1139 and now is  tradition for some cities to organize fairs, just like the ones they held at the time they were born. Musicians, dancers, jugglers, eat and drink and people with art in handling the sword. All together they welcome another edition…

Sprocket Rocket with Ilford and Tmax

Today was a special day. It’s our father´s birthday. … Hoje foi um dia especial. O nosso pai faz anos.   Gear: Sprocket Rocket + Ilford delta 400 / Kodak Tmax 400 TMax 400   Ilford Delta 400 Twin Brothers . Sara Martins

Kodak Gold 200 vs Fuji C200 with a classic twist

When we decided to buy these two films the initial idea would be to compare them. Two films with similar characteristics and monetarily accessible. The reason these two have left the box is related to an invitation to participate in a classic car race at the Lisbon racetrack. I took a Renault 4L without major…

Alcácer with Rollei RPX and Acros 100

We went to Alcácer with our father. He had some business to deal with and after all we decided to go for a walk. Alcácer do Sal is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Like Lisbon and Setubal, he supplied salt, salted fish, horses for export, and food for trading boats. Invaded by the…

Revolog Series – Revolog Kolor

Revolog is the name given to classic ISO 200 35mm film that are manually changed to produce special effects, which are visible when the film is developed. These effects may be in their structure or color. The revolog offers 12 different films with varied effects. http://www.revolog.com Revolog Kolor is the film which its effect is…

Festivities with Cinestill

This post fits into an older one about the village festivities where we sometimes spend our holidays. Local Festivities with Ilford Delta 3200 While Goncalo used an Ilfrod Delta 3200 with our Praktica, I had this ISO 800 Cinestill on my Eos 300. I didn’t intend to photograph a theme, just like my brother. I…

Tourist in our City – Belém

Here in Lisbon, there are several Museums and every Sunday morning of the month, the tickets are free. At least for the most part. Some are even free all day. Just search. One of these mornings we decided to go to the Puppet Museum. This museum is free only in the morning. The Puppet Museum…

Tourist in our city – Mafra e Ericeira

We and our friends made several tours in order to get to know our own country. Unfortunately not everyone in our group is available to make multi-day trips, so we are organizing small trips near the areas where we live. Since the majority lives in Lisbon, we end up choosing places that are close by…

Panoramic Viewpoint of Monsanto

The Monsanto viewpoint was built-in 1968 and was one of the most emblematic spaces of the city. Better known as observatory, the viewpoint allows a panoramic view of Lisbon and has been abandoned since 2001. Over the years, despite his advanced degradation, it is now used by many as a viewpoint. Due to the increase…

Medieval Celebrations – Kentmere 400

In our country, during the summer some cities celebrate their medieval past, recreating the same moments for a few days. Guimarães, as mentioned in a previous post, is considered the birthplace of Portuguese nationality because it was where the first king of Portugal was born. It was in Guimarães that the main events that led…

Kodak Ultramax 400

Tenho usado o Kodak Ultramax 400 como o principal rolo a cores. Facilmente o consigo comprar e normalmente é vendido em pack’s e com promoções. Fica confortavelmente a bom preço. Desta vez, o Ultramax ficou mais tempo dentro da maquina e acabei por usar em diversos ambientes diferentes com temperaturas de cor diferentes. Tipos de…

By the North with Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400

Once again during a film order I found something with a lot of potential.It seems that a guy named Bellamy Hunt (known as Japan Camera Hunter) decided to create his own film for street photography based on a extint emulsion.I ordered one, really had to try it. During one of my trips to the north…

Helios 44 m-4 58mm f/2

A tour through Lisbon to test the new acquisition. Helios 44M, 58mm f / 2. A soviet made lens that weights more that I was expecting. Just metal an glass here.But the most amazing thing is the “swirl bokeh effect” produced on the out-of-focus parts off an image. This lens has a M42 lens mount , which…

Pushed T-Max 100

I’ve already done the “pulled” photographic process on several Kodak T-Max 400 rolls. For those who are reading this blog for the first time, and do not know anything about this process, here is a brief (very, very) explanation. We have a film with a certain ISO, but when placing in the machine we decided…

Color Negative 800 – Lomography stuff

We are from Setúbal. A city of fishermen neighbourhoods, and where fish is the main business card. At some point in the year, all our cities celebrate their patrons saint and the way to do it is with a typically traditional commemoration. Our city is no exception and every year there is a S’antiago fair….