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Expired Kodak Plus-X

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Looking east from the Eastern Continental Divide
Bear Rocks Preserve, West Virginia — April 2017
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Voigtländer Ultron 21/1.8 ASPH II
Kodak Plus-X + T-MAX RS (stock) 5 minutes

I’m impressed with how well this 28-year-old film has held up; the results are almost as if I had used fresh film.

Shooting With Antique Media

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Foreground study
Bear Rocks Preserve, West Virginia — April 2017
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Voigtländer Ultron 21/1.8 ASPH II
Kodak Plus-X + T-MAX RS (stock) 5 minutes

In this present day of digital media, how old is your photo gear?  Do you pride yourself on only shooting with the latest and greatest?  Perhaps your kit is a few years old and showing it?  Or maybe it’s well past it’s prime of five years or so and on its last legs? Continue Reading →

Nearing Sunset

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Crab pots airing out
West Ocean City, Maryland — July 2017
Zeiss Ikon ZM + Zeiss Sonnar 50/1.5 ZM
Expired Kodak Ektar 100 + Commercial C-41 processing

We have a new favorite haunt when we travel to Assateague Island National Seashore and Ocean City, Maryland… the local seafood dives in West Ocean City.  West Ocean City is the center for commercial and charter fishing in the area, and doesn’t have the intense number of tourons that choke the life out of the nearby tourist traps — plus the seafood is as fresh as can be had anywhere in the region.