Sugar Rush (Why This Big Kid Has Such A Sweet Tooth For Expired Film)

One of the delights of film photography is the range of film emulsions available. With brand new film there's still enough of a range available to suit every need for an enthusiastic amateur like me, from the very cheap yet surprisingly versatile and impressive AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 upwards. But if you're prepared to delve… Continue reading Sugar Rush (Why This Big Kid Has Such A Sweet Tooth For Expired Film)

New Experimental Vistas – Black & White

A little while back I wrote about experimenting with AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 at different exposures. Since then, I've been trying Vista Plus as a black and white film. First, some background as to why -  Cheap film. AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 200 is the cheapest film available - £1 a roll at Poundland. I have… Continue reading New Experimental Vistas – Black & White

Mju Little Beauty

Olympus made more than a few of the Olympus Mju 1, or to give it its full name, µ[mju:]-1, and over the last four years, I've had three of them. The first two I enjoyed using but struggled to get any memorable pictures from them, and ended up selling them off, greatly disappointed. My third example… Continue reading Mju Little Beauty