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….

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

Olive

All those who practice agriculture or who have inherited olive trees like us, have no choice but to go and pick up the olive to collect some biological oil that sometimes lasts the whole year. It is hard. Very hard. Sunrise and sunset dictate working hours. A job left for the elders and often alone,…

1st time with Konica

Continuing our tour through Guimarães, and taking advantage of the fact that we have brought almost all of our analog photographic equipment, we decided to take the first time with our Konica. I bough for € 80 and it seemed like the right time to test it. I decided to use the Cinestill 50, also…

Walking with Silvermax

Silvermax became (for now) one of my favorite film (speaking in black and white). That black-and-white film contrasted to the “dark” style with a scale reduced to gray and black, is called Adox Silvermax. The grain is fine (ISO 100) and the detail is notorious. But for me the beauty is in the shadows that…

Lisboa – Fuji C 200

  Taking advantage of my brother’s visit to Lisbon, we decided to be tourists for a few hours. I took with me the Sprocket Rocket, a plastic lomographic machine, expert in panoramic photography. Being a tourist with such a machine made a lot of sense in my head. And it was a lot of fun…

Andorra Snow Week | CFP Double X

It was perhaps on the second time when I made an order of a few film rolls with my sister when I noticed this film from Camera Film Photo. It got my attention by the fact that it was basically a negative that was used in black and white cinema (this in particular is based…