Catie posing on the bridge on Flickr.My wife posing on a footbridge over the Taughannock Falls State Park Marina inlet.
Shot on Kodak High Contrast Copy Film (Eastman 5069) at ASA 12 using a Ricoh XR-7 with a Sears 135mm f/2.8 lens.
Developed at home in HC-110B for 5 minutes at 70F, and then scanned on an Epson v500.
Shooting with Eastman 5069 has been an interesting experiment. It had enough silver in it to use for pictorial purposes, but you need to shoot it around ASA 12. In dim situations, 6 is absolutely required. It’s very very contrasty, as the name would imply, but also has very limited dynamic range because of that. It also has severe reciprocity failure, with any exposures longer than 1 second turning pure white, even when metered properly.

Catie posing on the bridge on Flickr.

My wife posing on a footbridge over the Taughannock Falls State Park Marina inlet.

Shot on Kodak High Contrast Copy Film (Eastman 5069) at ASA 12 using a Ricoh XR-7 with a Sears 135mm f/2.8 lens.

Developed at home in HC-110B for 5 minutes at 70F, and then scanned on an Epson v500.

Shooting with Eastman 5069 has been an interesting experiment. It had enough silver in it to use for pictorial purposes, but you need to shoot it around ASA 12. In dim situations, 6 is absolutely required. It’s very very contrasty, as the name would imply, but also has very limited dynamic range because of that. It also has severe reciprocity failure, with any exposures longer than 1 second turning pure white, even when metered properly.

Taughannock Falls, Ulysses, NY

Taughannock Falls, Ulysses, NY

Pine Grove Dairy, Skaneateles, NY

Pine Grove Dairy, Skaneateles, NY

Riverside Rochester. Charlotte Social Club and Scuttlebutt’s in Charlotte, NY (at Scuttlebutts Restaurant and Bar)

Riverside Rochester. Charlotte Social Club and Scuttlebutt’s in Charlotte, NY (at Scuttlebutts Restaurant and Bar)

Genesee Lighthouse, Charlotte, NY. (at Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse)

Genesee Lighthouse, Charlotte, NY. (at Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse)

Hello #ROC.  (at Corn Hill Landing)

Hello #ROC. (at Corn Hill Landing)

Powers Building. Main Street, Rochester, NY (at Powers Building)

Powers Building. Main Street, Rochester, NY (at Powers Building)

Film

wuugle:

I just gave a bunch of 35 mm film to my coworker Does this mean I’m the film person now??

Wuuu you’re the best!

My current bag (pardon the cell phone pic! Was being lazy!)

- Leather hardside case gifted by patternsoflightandshadow

- Kodak Retina II (011) with a Lumenized 47mm f/2 Ektar lens and shoe-mounted Sekonic L-136 meter.

- Franka Rolfix with Schneider-Kreuznach 105mm f/3.5 lens and the 6x6 mask.

- Sirui T-005 aluminum travel tripod (great tool! Highly recommended!)

- 120 film: Kodak E100G, Fuji Reala 100, Kodak Tri-X 400, Kodak T-Max 100

- 35mm film: Kodak Tri-X 400, Kodak Ektar 100, and Ilford Pan F Plus 50 loaded in the Retina

- Micron 0.5mm pen

- Kwik precision screwdriver pen

- Lens cleaner pen

- Microfiber cleaning cloth

- Cable release

- Field Notes pocket notebook

- Homemade exposure cheat sheet

My current bag (pardon the cell phone pic! Was being lazy!)

- Leather hardside case gifted by patternsoflightandshadow

- Kodak Retina II (011) with a Lumenized 47mm f/2 Ektar lens and shoe-mounted Sekonic L-136 meter.

- Franka Rolfix with Schneider-Kreuznach 105mm f/3.5 lens and the 6x6 mask.

- Sirui T-005 aluminum travel tripod (great tool! Highly recommended!)

- 120 film: Kodak E100G, Fuji Reala 100, Kodak Tri-X 400, Kodak T-Max 100

- 35mm film: Kodak Tri-X 400, Kodak Ektar 100, and Ilford Pan F Plus 50 loaded in the Retina

- Micron 0.5mm pen

- Kwik precision screwdriver pen

- Lens cleaner pen

- Microfiber cleaning cloth

- Cable release

- Field Notes pocket notebook

- Homemade exposure cheat sheet

Downtown #ROC. Love my little city. (at Rochester Public Library)

Downtown #ROC. Love my little city. (at Rochester Public Library)

#Rochester #Public #Library  (at Rochester Public Library)

#Rochester #Public #Library (at Rochester Public Library)

A film photographer in a digital world: Alex Luyckx

patternsoflightandshadow:

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His Twitter profile describes Ontario-based Alex Luyckx as a ‘Film photographer in a digital world.’ While he excels in both digital and film photography, he has a soft side and a big heart for analogue. He is also described as a ‘Seeker of abandoned spaces,’ and ‘reenactor of the war of 1812,’ We were fortunately able to get in touch with this film aficionado, who agreed to grant an interview.

Check out my good friend Alex L. featured on the lomo site!

Walter says, “hey guys… Can I have some? Pleeeease?” (at Bennington Social Club)

Walter says, “hey guys… Can I have some? Pleeeease?” (at Bennington Social Club)

Small Sunday project… A #kodak #brownie #starmite night light. Neat little #believeinfilm lamp. (at Bennington Social Club)

Small Sunday project… A #kodak #brownie #starmite night light. Neat little #believeinfilm lamp. (at Bennington Social Club)

"You gonna eat that?"

"You gonna eat that?"


I press the button, then attempt to do the rest!

Photographic experiments of a photography lover and camera collector.

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