Film Profiles

Ilford XP2 Super – The Film That Saved My Photography

2800 1575 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte remembers her first experiences with Ilford XP2 Super, the most accessible way to shoot black-and-white film today.

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I’ve Got a Fever and the Only Cure is Konica VX200 and a Canon T90

2800 1575 James Tocchio

I shot a roll of Konica VX200 on a blisteringly hot and exceptionally windy beach. I had a virus-induced sickness. I nearly died. Here are some photos from that roll.

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Taste the Rainbow – Charlotte’s Adventures in Alternative Color Film

2500 1406 Charlotte Davis

Charlotte shoots some wild color film and tells us all about it in this rainbow-flavored writeup.

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Where Have All the High ISO Color Films Gone?

2800 1575 Charlotte Davis

For my thirteenth birthday I was given a Canon Sureshot 105 Zoom camera and a booklet explaining, among other things, how to load the film, frame a photo correctly, and shoot without getting your fingers…

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A Look Back at One of Polaroid’s Last and Best Films – Chocolate 100

1920 1080 Cheyenne Morrison

Remember that girlfriend or boyfriend from your youth? That really special person that you still find yourself dreaming about long after you’ve gone your separate ways? That’s how I feel about Polaroid Chocolate 100 film.…

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Shooting Berlin with Lomography’s Berlin Kino 400 Black-and-White Film

2560 1689 Jeb Inge

The German language lost one of its best ambassadors when Bruno Ganz died earlier this year. The Swiss actor was a mainstay on both stage and screen, with more than a hundred credits to his…

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Kodak Pro Image 100 is Coming to North America – Here’s Our Review

2000 1338 Jeb Inge

I’m on top of the mountain Kehlstein in Obersalzburg, Germany. Nestled about thirty minutes west of Salzburg and fifteen minutes east of the more famous Berchtesgaden, Obersalzburg has the dubious legacy of being the Alpine…

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Six Months with Kodak’s New Ektachrome

2800 1857 Josh Solomon

The magnitude of Kodak successfully rereleasing a film like Ektachrome is huge. It’s also a milestone that, frankly, many of us never thought possible. When the staff here at CP first heard whispers of an…

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Foma Fomapan 100 35mm Film Review

2800 1857 Josh Solomon

Part One It’s 3:45 PM. The sound of steady rain falling outside the cafe is getting tiresome. It shouldn’t be raining today, or at least not right now. I was counting on it, for the…

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Kodak Professional T-Max 100 Film Profile

2800 1575 James Tocchio

Kodak Professional T-Max 100 is my current favorite film. I’ve said the same in the past of Fujifilm’s Superia 1600 and Ferrania’s P30, two lovely emulsions that I love to shoot. But the former is…

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Fujicolor Industrial 100 – Film Profile

2800 1575 Drew Chambers

The simplest, most cost-effective way to jazz up one’s film photography is to spring for a new film stock. Sure, you could seek a rare lens or a unique body, but nothing beats the ease…

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Fujifilm Fujicolor Pro 400H Film Profile

3000 1688 Josh Solomon

I’m going to talk about Fujifilm’s Fujicolor Pro 400H, Fuji’s pro-level color negative film. I really am. But I’ve got to get something off my chest first. I really don’t like being the “get off…

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A Quick Guide to Kodak Film and When to Shoot Each One

3000 1688 Josh Solomon

Readers of the site often ask us for film recommendations, so we thought it would be helpful to publish a quick guide to each brand’s film stocks. Keep in mind that these are only brief…

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Kodak Ultramax 400 Film Profile – Confessions of a Film Snob

2400 1350 James Tocchio

The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. When the CP crew and I chose our desert island film (the film that we’d each shoot for the rest of our lives if we…

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