Yodica Films – Vega

This is the first Yodica film we experienced. Yodica are photographic rolls marketed as “creative colored films” with special effects. They came to the market in 2018 and distinguish the following types: Anares, Sirio, Vega, Atlas, Andromeda, Polaris and Pegasus. These photographs were taken with Yodica Vega. It’s a fun movie with an interesting effect…

Canon AF35M – Point&Shoot

Today we bring a photographic machine. The Canon AF35M was considered a heavy model of the Canon, with 400gr. However, if we think it has everything like autofocus, auto exposure, pop-up flash and motor film advance and rewind, it might not be that heavy. This point and shoot came out in 1979 and the canon…

Our Blue City

We have the privilege of living near the sea. If we want we are at the beach in 15 minutes. This is one of the things I love in the city where I grew up. Although I and Gonçalo sometimes we have changed working schedules, this means that we are not always together to shoot….

Kodak Portra 800

When we hear of the range portra we instantly associate portraits and daylight photography with vibrant colors. It is a very complete range and the most used in the market. It was his popularity that led me to experiment. I bought the Portra 800 thinking about the light conditions I would have. I needed some…

Agfa APX 400 in Madrid

(Portuguese version below) The first thing I read about the APX was that it is a film that must be exposed in the shadows and that for more details it should be pulled. I set a precedent for using it again, because I didn’t pay much attention to these details at the time I used…

The Long-awaited wood Hut Fujifim Industrial 400 (PART 1)

This time i´m here to talk about a great friend of mine Pedro (or Peter for closest friends). As long i know this guy he always had the goal of one day to build his own wood cabin. This may seem strange but coming from someone who is always thinking about building something makes perfect…

Medieval Celebrations – Part 1

We were here last year. Why not come back !? Medieval Celebrations – Kentmere 400 We decided to repeat the experience, this year again. This time with more photographic film to use and to be more ambitious. Last year, my main concern was that the best performances of this show, happen at night. With Kentmere…

Fuji Industrial – Madrid in Colors

We can say that we have already tried the two Fuji Industrial film available in the market, but in this post we will show some pictures taken with the Fuji Industrial of ISO 100. This film is an ISO 100 colored negative designed for professional work. It is the lowest ISO film made by Fuji….

Fuji Natura

This post is for a closer look on this peculiar camera film. So far, it’s the only negative / color photo roll with the highest ISO I know. ISO 1600. It is called Fuji Natura 1600 and is a film sold only in Japan. If we want to use it, we will have to order…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…