A Mike solo show! A call in from Andrew Bartram of the Lensless Podcast about testing Ektachrome and Mike's plans for Ektachrome developing. Also, a call in from Juan Ruben of the A1 Rediscovering Film Podcast about an offer to help Mike repair his Yashica Electro 35. Finally, another installment of Dustin Cogsdell's On the Road Camera Reviews about the Yashica Electro 35!
Mike and Andre are joined by Joey Ready of www.awesomecameras.com! Topics include his Awesome Cameras Podcast, the film community, product photography, hotel bars, Anil Mistry's "Monochrome" book, Svein Olav Humberset's zine, thrifting cameras, the Leica R series, and camera haggling. Also, an email from Jr Wyatt about winter projects, a call in from Frederico Quaglino about high speed color film, and questions from the facebook group about best thrift store finds, where will film be in 5 years, overrated point and shoots, and Joey's film shootouts. Finally, we talk about his "Today in Film" videos on YouTube and testing cameras.
Mike talks about shooting some Polaroids, an update on the Emulsive Secret Santa, feedback on show 180 in the form of an email from Ian Fleming and a call in from Denise Grays. Also, emails from Sean Portnoy about the Pentax 645 vs. 645N, Simon Forster from the Classic Lenses Podcast about watermarking or branding your prints when selling, and a call in camera review from Graham Young of the Homemade Camera Podcast about the Bronica EC-TL. Finally, some griping about horrible item photos on Ebay auctions and online selling sites!
Mike and Andre are joined by Pete Donovan (IG: petedonovanphoto, www.petedonovanphoto.com)! We discuss wedding photography and being a wedding DJ, photo walks, and fire escapes. Mike records with Neil Piper for his Soot and Whitewash Podcast, and talks of possibly destroying a precious roll of Kodak HIE infrared film and buys a truckload of film! Also, talk of the struggle of finding time to shoot photos and darkroom prints. Finally, Mike Williams sends a call in about advice for a digital shooter transitioning to film which leads to conversation about positivity and negativity in the film community.
Andre makes his triumphant solo show return with a much deserved mailroom episode. His wonderful gifts included Wendy Gunderson's new zine "Chinatown" and her Kodak film strip business cards, B&W darkroom prints from Neil Piper, and Killian Idsinga's Let's Explore Magazine Issue 02: Perseverance. Last but not least, friend of the show Dustin Cogsdell calls in for another On The Road Camera Review of the Kiev 4.
Andre's meet up with Adrian Doyle and his first experience shooting the new Kodak Ektachrome. Mike buys stuff, shoots some APS film, and fails at repairing a Yashica Electro 35. Finally, a recording sent in from Anil Mistry www.anilmistryphoto.com about his photo book titled "Monochrome" which includes fantastic insights into the thought process behind the book and making photo books in general.
Mike talks about a package from Kevin Dillon (IG ricoh_shooter) including the Sears KS-2 camera, and results of his one year ink jet print torture fade test. Also, emails from Aaron Alfano about Jack White's new photo lab, Wendy Gunderson about her first photo zine, and Dustin Nickerson about basic film developing equipment and chemical needs. Finally, a call in camera review from Theo Panagopoulos of www.photothinking.com about the Lomo Smena 8M!
A Mike Sunday Solo Show on the week of the podcast's one year birthday! Topics include the FPP's 200th episode, Ektachrome sold out, a darkroom print from Dan Novak, an amazing gift from Andy Jones @andyphotoblog on IG, emails from Kevin Dillon about the Pentax 645, Daniel Novak about the print exchange, Betsy Dougherty who was my print exchange partner, and Sean Portnoy about negative storage. Also, messages regarding my Mexico Beach project, Nathan Johnson's youtube video about DSLR film scanning with Lightroom presets, and from IG account hipshootfilm about a google form for film swaps (http://bit.ly/filmstockswap). A call in camera review from Bill Smith of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast about the Nikon F. Finally, call ins from John Gregory of the "A Light in the Dark Podcast" and Graham Young of the "Homemade Camera Podcast"!
Mike talks about his recent art show, talk about taking local landmark shots in a creative way, pricing issues, and why this was a bit of a down year. Also, discussion about how hurricane Michael destroyed his family's yearly vacation spot and how no photo is too mundane. Lastly, the next installment of Dustin Cogsdell's On the Road Camera Reviews about the Rollei 35.
Part 2 of our Photokina 2018 coverage! Mike and Andre are again joined by Em from Emulsive.org to discuss field interviews Andre recorded at the event. Andre interviews Film Washi, Solarcan, Mint Camera, Lomography, and Kodak!
Andre receives a darkroom print from Dan Novak, talks of resin coated photo papers vs. fibre based papers, Jennifer Zehner's Obscura Community Darkroom Kickstarter, Emulsive Secret Santa, and finally a call in camera review from George Griffin of the "On the Streets" podcast about the Canon EOS500N camera!
Part #1 of our Photokina 2018 coverage! Mike and Andre are joined by Em from Emulsive.org to discuss field report interviews Andre recorded at the event. Andre interviews Analogue Wonderland, Adox, Bergger, Silberra, Nico's Photography Show, Analog Things, and Japan Camera Hunter! Part #2 will come out next week!
Another Mike solo show! Mike Williams sends a box of goodies and a call in to the show, a film trade with Sherry Christensen, the joy of developing film, turning color film photos into black and white in post. Finally, Dustin Cogsdell's next installment of On the Road Camera Reviews about the Pentax IQzoom 160!
Mike is joined by Bryce Randol of the "Under The Safelight" Podcast and Dustin Cogsdell, who started the Photography Print Swap Facebook group! We basically answer a bazillion questions from the Negative Positives Film Photography Podcast Facebook Group!
Kodak Ektachrome is shipping! Juan Alatorre sends some love to arm the APS Revival, Aaron Alfano emails an update on his Pentax K1000, Eric Hendrickson of www.pentaxs.com for Pentax repairs, Jennifer Zehner emails an update to her public darkroom effort in New Jersey called the Obscura Darkroom. Also, a question from George Griffin about what inspires you to shoot photography. This leads to discussion of photography as a creative outlet but also a way to document your life. How mundane daily photos may be more important in the future than photos of only your life's major moments. Dustin Cogsdell sends in his first of a series of "On the road camera reviews" about the Canon AE-1 Program. Finally, how print exchanges can motivate your photography and give a more human element to sharing your work.
Mike is joined by John Gregory of the A Light in the Dark Podcast and Shaun Nelson of www.utahfilmphotography.com! We talk about John's new darkroom, the Olympus XA, Mike's son's 16th birthday party and the kid's reaction to instant photography, Eastman Double X, Kodak Color Plus 200, and a press release from Cinestill about the TCS-1000 Temperature Control System. Also, Neil Piper sent a darkroom print and a call in about determining the actual manufacturer of a film stock with the website www.dexter.pcode.nl, our first call-in camera review from Matt Jones about the Ondu 6x6, Shaun reviews the Minolta XG7, John reviews the Yashica Mat-124. Finally, Louis Mendez, packfilm, photo projects, what product we would launch if we could, and darkroom equipment!
Mike talks about his son's 16th birthday party and instant photos at parties, how APS has helped him put down his phone for taking family snapshots, an upcoming portrait session for a friend with digital and the Pentax 67. Also, how he has kept music and photography separate as creative endeavors and how that might have caused missed opportunities. Finally, do you listen to music while out shooting photos?
A rare Mike Sunday solo show due to the hurricane in North Carolina! Topics include preparing for my big art show, the HP instant ink program, my first pinhole shots with the Holga Wide Pinhole camera on Kodak Tmax 100, my first black and white roll in the Pentax 67, my appreciation of medium format over 35mm, an update on the APS Revival, emails from Ian Fleming about the B's processor from www.bounetphoto.com, Sherry Christensen about C41 developing and black and white developing for someone who doesn't shoot a lot of black and white, and Daniel Novak about the cost of film vs. digital shooting. Also, call ins from Federico Quaglino about the future of new color negative film, and Graham Young of the Homemade Camera Podcast about Ultrafine Extreme film. Finally, huge thanks to the Facebook group, and a new film podcast called Uncle Jonesy's Cameras!
Mike and Andre are joined by Mike Padua of shootfilmco.com! Topics include the Kodak Brownie Hawkeye, Fanny Packs, the APS Revival taking the world by storm, Mike Padua's first experience shooting Tri-X, Ultrafine Extreme 400 film, film rebranding, bulk roll color film, C41 faster to develop than black and white. Also, questions to Mike Padua from the facebook group including where would you like to shoot film, favorite color film, why film shooters like pins and patches, his design process, film photo memo notebook, film rolls app on IPhone, his product descriptions and best applications he's seen of his products, about whether shootfilmco is his primary gig, and about 3D printing legendary photographer action figures! Finally, emails from Daniel Novak about travelling lighter on photo shoots, Jennifer Zehner about her community darkroom in NJ called obscuradarkroom.com, Sean Portnoy about post processing, and Jr Wyatt. Lastly a discount code for Neg Pos listeners at Shootfilmco!
Mike talks about Lo-Fi and Hi-Fi photography and why it is the middle ground that is less interesting. Also talk of experiments to make cheap 35mm compacts more Lo-Fi, the new Polaroid One Step+, and trouble with blue scratches on red scale film!
Mike and Andre are joined by Mike Williams! Topics include downsizing camera collections, keeping cameras in your car, Mpix.com for prints, the
APS Revival and the Gutterman's recent scanning process of APS film, emails from Jr Wyatt about 3D printing for film photography with talk about camera grips, Andrew Bartram about his process of family vacation road trip photography, Ian Nutt about plans for Andre's trip to Europe for Photokina and about the music on the show, and Daniel Tregembo about the sexiest man in film photography podcasting, and finally questions to Mike Williams from the facebook group!
Andre talks about his battle with migraines as he starts his last semester of college, struggles with the after effects of GAS, and discusses the thought process of paring down a camera collection. Also talk of camera bags, specifically the Think Tank Signature 10 and how a smaller camera bag is helping his photography shoots.
Mike is joined by Em from emulsive.org and Aislinn Chuahiock (aisbaby on Twitter and aisslinnn on Instagram)! Topics include the process of shooting 4x5, an update to the Emulsive Secret Santa, some talk to infuriate Leica and Mamiya shooters, the APS revival and the Nikon Pronea 6i APS SLR. We also talk about gatekeeping in the analog film community and start a discussion on what we can do as members of the community to make it more open and inclusive. We also talk with Aislinn about film photography in the Philippines and answer questions from the facebook group about the film industry.
Mike and Andre are joined by a pants-less Stephen Rea who is becoming a cowboy called Honest Steve The Mountain Man on his trip to the USA. We answer questions to Stephen from the facebook group about facecast fame, meat pies, what he does with trip photos, trip zines, pinhole, Polaroids, his favorite part of America, sprint car racing, what gear he brought, peanut butter on burgers, how he got into pinhole photography, film development during or after the trip. We also address call ins from Mike Williams about the importance of printing and from Matt Jones about Stephen's involvement in the flat earth conspiracy and whether New Zealand actually exists. Finally an email from Paul Friday from https://fupduckphoto.wordpress.com about photo sharpness and resolution!
A Mike solo show for the midweek episode. I talk about my trip to Cave City, Kentucky and choosing family time over photography, how my summer photography plans didn't go as expected, how Jr Wyatt reminded me to make some time to share my love of film photography with my sons, cheap filters from Amazon, the Negative Positives print exchange, a gift of from Dustin Cogsdell, emails from Cassius Fitzgerald and Kevin Dillon!
Andre and Mike are joined by Bill Smith of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast! Some behind the scenes of Classic Camera Revival, Neil Piper's new film photography podcast "Soot and Whitewash" and a call in from Sherry Christensen. We also answered questions to
Bill fielded from the Negative Positives Film Photography Podcast Facebook Group about the relevance of film photography blogs, social media as portfolios or personal photography, cameras we have always wanted to shoot, cameras and formats we have no interest in, photo books for people getting into film, European films, what film would we like to see resurrected and what film we would shoot for the rest of our life if we could only choose one!
The mad lad is at it again with his second ever solo show! For this mid week episode, Andre takes a deep dive into Ektachrome beta testers, mounting and protecting slides, spot metering, Kodak carousel slide trays, and emails from Daniel Novak and Jr Wyatt!
An action packed show of listener interaction! Emails, call ins, and gifts from Daniel Novak, Jacob Garcia, Gerhard Schulze, Federico Quaglino, Betsy Dougherty, and Jeff St. Onge! Topics include Sticky Leatherette, starter TLR cameras, our first experiences with home developing film, and Instamatic cameras! A special Road Trip segment is included with insights from the FPP Walking Workshop in Findlay, OH with Mike and John Gregory!
The midweek episode, this time it is Mike's turn! Observations of shots I missed on our Florida vacation trip, having a linear mind as far as completing projects, having too many cameras loaded with film, my upcoming weekend trip to the FPP Walking Workshop in Findlay, Ohio, and call ins from Ian Fleming about Instamatics and 126 film and Robert Hamm of the Hamm Camera Company!
Joined by Em from Emulsive.org who will be joining us once a month on the podcast! Topics include Andre's future permanent employment at Cinestill, the Nikon FM3a, Mike's local Konica purchases, modern solutions for cameras that use old mercury batteries for light meter operation, a formula about how much to increase development time for rolls using the Unicolor C41 kit courtesy of 120studio.com, bleach bypass C41 process, news of the Emulsive Secret Santa for 2018, and questions for Em from the Negative Positives Film Photography Podcast Facebook Group!
Andre loses his solo podcast virginity with his first solo appearance! Updates on the campaign to save packfilm, waxing poetic about the right camera for certain situations (dreams of the Konica Hexar AF), and a discussion about purging your gear to justify your GAS!
Back from vacation! Emails from Chris Mena about vacation cameras and Michael Jin about the Nikon ES-2 adapter to digitize film with the Nikon D850. Also, the Hamm Camera Company Pinbox Kickstarter and get your 2 favorite photos submitted for the Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge by July 31st!!! Lastly our next community event will be a print exchange.
An old school Mike solo show! Redscaling in a dark bag, how to decide how many cameras to take on a vacation, emails from Jr Wyatt, Dustin Cogsdell, and Daniel Novak, finally a question from Svein Olav Humberset about how to start a podcast in which I share my limited podcasting knowledge and our rocky journey to how we currently record the show!
Andre and Mike are joined by Rachel from the Sunny 16 Podcast! Topics include Rachel's Analogue Adventurers Kit, APS film developing, the Kodak Kodacraft developing tank and lasagna apron reels, alternative processes, cyanotypes, making it full time in photography as a business, getting more female voices and perspectives in the film community, and what it takes to be a world class podcast host!
Happy Independence Day America! Andre and I respond to call ins from Andrew Bartram, Sherry Christensen, Neil Piper, Steve Rea, and an email from Yvonne Raven! Also talk about our next community event being organized by Mr. Shaun Nelson, the deadline for the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge, and a changes to the midweek episode!
Andre and I are joined by Jr Wyatt to discuss developing E6, the Fuji GW690, balancing film with family time, finding inspiration around your home, having a camera for every situation, live music photography, second favorite film stocks, and trying new films!
Had some audio issues, sorry about that! Andre and I talk about my observations from my art fair last weekend, the Lomography Diana Instant Square camera, a call in from Graham Young of the Homemade Camera Podcast and the website filmpodcastnetwork.com, and support for Juan Ruben of the A1 - Rediscovering Film Podcast.
Andre and I are joined by Dustin Cogsdell where we discuss film souping, redscale film, the weirdness of brand loyalty and lust for cameras that are currently hip, how Andre is Al on the 90's sitcom Home Improvement, and Andre locks himself out of his bedroom!
Redscaling the clearance Fuji Superia, preparing for an art show and fighting fogged frame glass with inkjet prints, big news from Cinestill - the DF96 Monobath, the kickstarter campaign for the Pixl-latr from Hamish Gill, and the new gas inducing Facebook group - The Film Camera Gas Factory!
Andre and I are joined by John Gregory of "A Light in the Dark" podcast. We talk of some film gift love, an exciting upcoming Cinestill announcement, Father's Day, the NP Double Exposure Film Challenge, Call ins from Matt Melcher of the "Box of Cameras" podcast, an email from Kevin Dillon about night photography, and call ins from Juan Ruben from the "A1 - Rediscovering Film" Podcast!
My bargain Kodak inkjet paper purchase, a trip to the post office to send out some love, an update to the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team challenge, an email from Mike Raso of the FPP, and my most recent night photography experience and thoughts on viewfinder displays in the dark!
Corey Cannon of the Lensless Podcast joins Andre and Mike! Topics include Andre's second week at Cinestill, Danny Bonaduce, a call in from Andrew Bartram, Andre and Corey's Pinhole walk, Extol, Diafine, HC-110, stand developing, shoot what makes you happy, format choices and the hurdles of moving from medium format to large format!
Andre's first week at Cinestill, call ins from Inspirado Projecto and John Gregory, Polaroid Spectra, the struggle of enjoying life moments vs. documenting life moments, and the Kodak Ektachrome teaser!
Kodak Pony 135 gift from Sherry Christensen, my Holga Pinhole camera from Corey Cannon, emails from Yvonne R. and Robert Brown regarding Kodak's recent financial reports, and a call in from Denise Grays about an idea for the next photo challenge!
Recording with Audacity, third times the charm with my Pentax 645N, an update on the NPP double exposure tag team film exchange, the Film Photography Podcast Walking workshop 2018 and film walks in general, and lastly personal safety when shooting night photography!
The first episode with a live audience! I talk about my recent pinhole camera purchase from Corey Cannon, Polaroid/Fuji packfilm transfers, an email from Jeff St. Onge, a call in from Steve Rea, and talk with the “audience” about their recent film shooting!
Episode 132 audio quality, 3rd times a charm with my Pentax 645n, gifts from John Gregory and the joy of having another film nerd friend in your town, a voice recording from Andrew Bartram, cheap frames and pricing structures at cheap art shows!
Andre and I experiment with our first Skype recording using the Voicemeeter Banana software! Talk of our photography week and being the family film historian as well as organization of negatives and digital files and how we are awful at it!
Future Anchor plans, Stickers, my recent darkroom equipment haul, my first roll of Eastman Double X, my Pentax UC-1, a call in from Robert Brown, Inkjet papers and the rewarding experience of framing prints!
Topics include Kentucky Derby Week in Louisville, the Double Exposure Film Exchange, Ultrafine Extreme film, the Fuji clearance at USA Walmarts, the Under The Safelight Podcast, and my weird thoughts on supporting companies that specialize in one market!
Andre talks of his photo week of acquiring his first very own enlarger and pinhole adventures and I gripe about car troubles killing my film week. Shaun Nelson calls in with an update on the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Film Exchange! Finally emails about the Kodachrome movie and the Lab Box.
Solutions for the dreaded Tri-X negatives cupping after drying, my first bulk loading experience, Matt Melcher’s method of removing remjet on cinema films on his Box of Cameras podcast, and Epson V700 film holders in the V800 scanner!
John Gregory’s new film podcast “A Light in the Dark”. Also emails from Robert Brown about the Flickr acquisition and Steve Rea about a world wide photo walk! Finally, Polaroid week, World Wide Pinhole Day, the Negative Positives Tag Team Double Exposure Film Exchange and the Negative Positives Film Photo Walk in Chicago!
Andre and I talk about our eventful weeks in film photography. Topics include printing Kodak T-MAX 3200, the Pentax 645N, HC-110 developer, tips for shooting double exposures and the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Film Exchange!
Info about the first Negative Positives Film Walk in Chicago! Also, the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Film Exchange! A call in from Dylan O’Connor about buying on EBay from Japan and an email from Jr Wyatt about the Kiev 6C/60/Pentax 67!!!
My decision to quit my current musical project and how new creative challenges can be exciting. Emails from Shaun Nelson and Jim Melcher. Also, dispelling myths of the original 1980’s Pentax 645, the best value in 645 cameras.
In part two of episode 110, the positive edition, we talk about good news such as Kodak 10 sheet boxes of 4x5, Catlabs, Kodachrome Movie, FPP smaller quantity developing chemicals, and thrift store luck!