The Last One

This is our last post this year. Just because we do not have time for more. In December, we decided that we had to take a short trip, even for our country. I (Sara) had mentioned several times that I had never seen snow. It isn’t something that happens in the city we live in….

Kodak P3200

(Portuguese version below) From the first contact I had with analogue photography, Kodak Tmax 3200 was perhaps the most mentioned name when the topic of conversation was the picture in low light. Historically it is quite important because at the time it was released it was the first high-speed film available on the market. Due…

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…

JCH – Street Pan 400

(Portuguese version below) When we search on google by JCH, the first thing that appears is Bellamy Hunt. Bellamy Hunt is the inventor of JCH – Street Pan 400. An analogue photography enthusiast, Bellamy lives in Tokyo and now his effort is focused on finding and selling cameras. He usually says that “if they exist…

Kodak Tmax 3200 and JCH 400 – Alqueva e Monsaraz

This time we decided to take 2 diferent rolls  in a walk that we did on a weekend at the dam of Alqueva and Reguengos de Monsaraz. Kodak TMAX 3200 and JCH 400. We decide to talk about specifications in another post and just write about our beautiful country. The Alqueva Dam is located on…

Bairro Lavapiés – Fuji Industrial 400

When I returned to Madrid, I knew there was a neighborhood that would have to have a day of visit just for him. Lavapiés is a neighborhood of Madrid, considered one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods, making it the most exotic place in the capital. The tourist zone of Lavapiés has its medieval origin…

Medieval Celebrations – Part 2

Kodak TriX 400 is so far, my (Sara) favorite black and white film. You can do everything. It has a beautiful tone a compact structure and high resolution. The images are bold, crisp and the little grain they have for an ISO of 400 isn’t distracting. This rigid and severe appearance of the tones of…

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…

Madrid 1st Time

4 people by car on a 7 / 8h journey. We left at 6am in the morning from Lisbon and arrived in Madrid at 3pm. We stayed 4 days. We left at 6am in the morning from Lisbon and arrived in Madrid at 3pm. We stayed 4 days. Part of our first day was to get…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….