A Canada invasion! Mike is joined by Bill Smith (IG wbsmith200, www.funwithcameras.blogspot.com) filling in as co-co-captain and John Meadows (IG johngmeadows, MPP johnmeadows.podbean.com, www.johnmeadowsphotography.com) as our guest, both from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (www.classiccamerarevival.com)! We talk about John's other podcast "MPP", TLR's, Leica R8, Voigtlander Bessa R2M, Eastman Double X with a red filter, CAT Labs film, the Pentax K-70 DSLR for Mike's wife, DSLR film scanning, and Ektachrome E100. Next, we discuss questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group to John. Topics include classic cameras, Pentax Spotmatics, Contax Contaflex, Fuji GW690, Kodak Medalist, favorite lenses, pinhole cameras, unheralded cameras, stories behind cameras, hockey talk, toy cameras and point and shoots, rolling 120 film to 620 spools, guilty pleasures, black and white vs. color, and most underrated films. Finally, we finish with a discussion about talking more about the art and creative expression in photography vs. gear talk.
A Mike solo show! A reminder about the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge, a nice message from Jakob Eriksson, an APS update from Mike Williams, and a call-in camera review from Sherry Christensen about the Pentax MV. Finally, a call-in question from Kevin Lane to Mike about night photography tips.
Mike is joined by Eric O'Hara as a fill in co-captain (IG 4xfourtography) and Daniel Novak as guest (IG danielnovakphoto) (www.danielnovakphoto.com). We have discussion about automobile photography, zines, road trips, pinhole photography, scanning, and many other topics!
link to company Dan Novak uses for his zine printing!
Andre FINALLY shows his face (voice?) in a solo show where he discusses using the Polaroid SX-70 and MiNT Flash Bar at watch enthusiasts events, his eagerness to learn how to use flash, and half frame cameras. Ian Fleming then drops in with a call-in camera review of the Kodak Instamatic 25. Finally, a reminder of the Negative Positives Podcast Double Exposure Challenge and the places you can donate in memory of the late Karl Havens, co-host of the Classic Lenses Podcast (links below).
www.dsacf.org or www.ko-fi.com/classiclensespodcast
The Negative Positives possibly breaks the record for the longest film photography podcast ever! Somebody had to do it, might as well be us! Mike is joined by fill in co-captain Jason Konopinski (IG grainmatterphotos) and our guest, Matt Melcher, from the Box of Cameras Podcast (IG mattmelcher, IG box_of_cameras). I am not about to write a novel of the show notes from this marathon episode. We talk about the entire universe of film photography! We discuss our weeks and answer questions directed to Matt from the Negative Positives Facebook Group and go down a bunch of rabbit holes!
A Mike solo show where he talks about his recent art show, lack of time for darkroom printing and personal photo projects, plans to return to his favorite beach town this summer, and how that may inspire a future project. Also, call-ins from Mike Williams (IG mike_on_film) about his first roll of APS film, Neil Piper of the Soot and Whitewash Podcast (IG neil_piper IG sootandwhitewash) about his experience with Hewes stainless developing reels, and one from Dave Mihaly (IG/Youtube theoldcameraguy) about the "thrill" of thrift store camera shopping. Finally, a call-in camera review from Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) about the Olympus XA4.
Mike is joined by Jr Wyatt (IG wyattonfilm) as our guest and Kevin Lane (IG ujcpodcast) from the Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast as fill in Co-Captain. We talk about our weeks including finding time to shoot on busy weeks, Mike shoots photos for Polaroid Week and World Wide Pinhole Photography Day and receives a huge lot of film from Matthew Ashbrook, developing color film in black and white chemicals, and shooting film with your children. Next, we address questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group to Jr including topics such as a Chicago Photo Walk, Jr's recent trip, Nikon F100, Olympus Pen, airplanes, the Pentax 67, his favorite sites on his trip and route 66, developing film from important trips, Michael Bartosek's Kodak 2238 Project, Australia, darkroom work time, a Louisville Photo Walk, shooting war reenactments, the Holga 120WPC Wide Pinhole Camera, Pinhole photography, the Hamm Camera Pinbox, GAS, APS, cannibalism, and dust blowers! Finally, we talk about developing Kodachrome in black and white chemicals with help from the FPP (https://filmphotographyproject.com/content/features/2011/01/kodachrome-2011-process-black-and-white/) and Kevin and Mike ask Jr questions about developing a personal style, lo-fi/toy cameras, music photography, choosing between creative outlets, and the joy of having a creative outlet, and condolences for a huge loss in the film community with the passing of Karl Havens (IG karl_havens) of the Classic Lenses Podcast (IG classic.lenses.podcast).
Andre is back from the wilderness of Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks for a solo show where he discusses using only one camera and film stock to document family moments on road trips/vacations, and also reads a listener email from Miles Lammon, one of the winners of the 200th episode giveaway. Finally, Mike interrupts this broadcast to insert a call in camera review from Ian Fleming for the Olympus XA.
Mike is joined by Bryce Randol as fill-in co-captain and out guest Matt Murray from the "Matt Loves Cameras" Podcast. Matt talks about how he got into photography, cameras, and his podcast. Bryce talks about constructing his new darkroom, his "Under the Safelight" Podcast, and color darkroom work. Matt talks about going to Indonesia, shooting Polaroids, Fujifilm Klasse S, Australian climate, home developing, and Sherry Christensen's new Podcast "Embrace the Grain". Mike talks about his first rolls from the Leica R8 and Lomo LC-A, zone focusing, Holga love, and thanks the fine people in the community that reached out during a particularly difficult week. Next, Matt answers questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group. Topics include favorite cameras, shooting TLR's, toy cameras, reviewing cameras, getting family to shoot film, winning the Sunny 16 Cheap Shots Challenge, shooting models, Polaroid week, and his dalmation. Finally, a Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team challenge update from Shaun Nelson, Bryce makes trophies for the winners of the challenge and talks about running the Negative Positives Instagram account, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day and Neil Piper's and Andrew Bartram's UK meetup, and Matt gives his impression of Mike!
A rare Mike and Andre old school episode! Andre rides dragons, manufactures film, and talks of his upcoming family trip. Mike talks about the passing of a loved one and what it taught him about the importance of photography, becoming the family historian, and gets his son's first film rolls developed and scanned. We answer emails from Ian Fleming about carrying prints while shooting, Angela Solis about Pakon scanner repairs, and George Larkins about film meetups in Detroit. We also get a call in about Sherry Christensen's new podcast called "Embrace the Grain". Finally, an email from Kevin Dillon, the last day to sign up for the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge, and Bryan Caporicci's podcast "The Business of Photography" and his adventures in shooting film in his "Finding Film" series available on most podcast catchers and on www.sproutingphotographer.com, and Graham Young's film podcast listing website www.filmpodcastnetwork.com!
Mike has Alex Luyckx of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast on the show as well as co-co-captain Dustin Cogsdell! We talk about the origins of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast and our film shooting on Film Photography Day on April 12th. Next, Alex answers questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group. Questions include topics about how Alex got involved with the FPP, his Photo Chat, tips for shooting in cold weather, what makes a camera "classic", selfies, film emulsions, developers, printing photos, what camera he didn't get along with and what camera to get someone addicted to film photography, medium format lenses, the film podcast community, his favorite photo he has taken, his thoughts on APS, and camera choice for the zombie apocalypse! Finally, we talk about 1990's SLR cameras and the overhyped compact camera market, and Dustin's new podcast called the "Grainy Dayz" Podcast!
A Mike solo show for a missing Andre! He talks about Film Photography Day, Polaroid Week, and Worldwide Pinhole Day. Some new podcasts he has found and has a call in from Graham Young about the "Get Started With Film Photography" Podcast. Next, is a Call in Camera Review from Bill Smith of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast about the Mamiya C220f. Finally, talk of social media and a reminder about the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge!
Mike and Andre welcome on Kevin and Kelley Lane, the Shutter Brothers, of the Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast! We talk about their return to film photography and why the started their podcast, slide shows, the opening of the Safe Light Labs community darkroom in San Diego, the Canon T70 and Pentax Spotmatic, flea markets, Savannah, Georgia, Daniel Novak's "Chasing Waterfalls" zine, Amazon magically finding 20 Holga WPC120 wide pinhole cameras, and Mike's metal art show. Next we answer questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group to Kevin and Kelley. They include Kevin's school camera club, film photography's cost per frame, sibling enabling and rivalry, and the connection of photography, music, and watches. Finally, we discuss embracing your local film community, Ted Smith's website www.thefilmphotographersmap.com, and some musician talk!
Mike is joined by Simon Forster from the Classic Lenses Podcast and the Large Format Photography Podcast! A simple Google Hangouts chat somehow becomes a podcast! We discuss the evolution of the Classic Lenses Podcast, Simon's journey back to film, Mike asks for digital camera (gasp!) advice, and digital vs. film for night shooting. Then, we bring it back to the joys of shooting film and how the process is a huge part of the fun, and the film photography community and trying to get involved in your local area. Finally, we talk about the Large Format Photography Podcast and appropriately talk about our weeks last to keep with the theme of this backwards episode!
A bonus Mike solo show due to some marathon podcasting this last weekend! An update on signing up for the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge on the Negative Positives Facebook group or on Shaun Nelson's website www.utahfilmphotography.com! The film podcast community April Fool's gag and Ted Smith's website, www.thefilmphotographersmap.com to help find film shooters in your area. Next up are emails from George Larkins (IG geovisioniii) about his return to film and Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) about the 126 Revival and thanks to Jeff St. Onge for gifting Mike two Kodak 126 Instamatic X-15 cameras! Then, we have a call in camera review from Mac MacDonald (IG and YouTube macshootsfilm) for the Nikon FE2. Finally, talk about Anchor being bought by Spotify and some podcast analytics!
Mike and Andre are super excited to be joined by Mike Raso from the Film Photography Podcast (www.filmphotographyproject.com)!!! I could type in a huge amount of show notes but does anyone actually read these things! Besides, it is Mike Raso! Just listen to it! Mike answers questions culled from the Negative Positives Facebook group about all things FPP and film photography!
Andre delivers a solo show reviewing Android Version 1.0 of the Film Lab App, Dustin Cogsdell sends in a call-in camera review of the Minolta XD-11, and a reminder about the Negative Positives Podcast Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge!
Mike and Andre are joined by Shaun Nelson (www.utahfilmphotography.com)! We talk about Shaun's website, cats vs. dogs, Shaun develops color film for the first time with the Cinestill C41 kit and preserves old family photos. Mike talks about lab prints vs. inkjet prints, receiving stainless steel developing reels and a tank from Cory Miller, building a PVC cage to turn a dark bag into a dark tent, and shooting his Leica R8 for the first time. Next, we announce the second annual Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge and Mike and Andre challenge other film podcasters to compete! Finally, we talk about tips for shooting double exposures!
A Mike solo show! A new show intro from Mike Williams (IG mike_on_film)! Gutterman talks about a solution for sticky, jamming plastic film developing reels and possibly moving to stainless steel reels with an email about the subject from Mike Kukavica (www.kukavica.com). We get a strange call in from a hit man and Dylan O'Connor (IG dophotoenterprises) about the first Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge. Thanks to Mike Padua (www.shootfilmco.com) for the prizes to Dylan and Alex Purcell for winning that challenge. Also, call ins from Juan Ruben of the A1 Rediscovering Film Podcast about the Johnny Sisson episodes. Next up, a call in camera review from Dave Mihaly (youtube, IG, Flickr - theoldcameraguy) about the Olympus 35EC. Finally, a movie review of Aquaman and how the star, Jason Momoa, is a huge Leica fan!
Mike and Andre are joined by Neil Piper from the Soot and Whitewash Podcast! We discuss him pursuing a master of arts degree in photography and why he started his podcast. Andre talks of his experiments with the Android version of Abe Fettig's Film Lab App, and also shooting with his Minolta Riva panoramic camera. Neil talks about contact printing with cyanotypes and his visit to the Photography Show for an analog meetup in the UK. Mike talks of shooting a Pentax point and shoot using flash in bulb mode, gets APS film and vintage Ektachrome from Lori Brooks, selling prints to Melissa Meader, and becomes the professor of rock and roll shows. Next, we ask Neil questions from the Negative Positives Podcast Facebook group. Finally, we discuss pinhole photography with kids, making time for photography with busy lives, digital negatives, and whether the UK has a more close knit film photography community!
Mike and Andre bring you part two with Johnny Sisson of the Classic Lenses Podcast and employee of Central Camera in Chicago. We continue with questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group! Topics include lens nerdism, about how lens sharpness is less important to film shooters, adapting lenses, instant film, how 80's-90's electronic cameras are hard to sell, problems with selling cameras, and the dilemma of documenting the end of someone's life. Finally, we talk about the best areas to shoot in Chicago, the best pizza in Chicago, and the debate of The Blues Brothers vs. Ferris Bueller's Day Off as the quintessential Chicago movie!
Mike and Andre are joined by Johnny Sisson from the Classic Lenses Podcast and employee of Central Camera in Chicago! We discuss age demographics of film and digital shooters, Johnny discusses 4x5 pack film holders and converting them to panoramic format and cheap Xpan alternatives, a large format craze happening?, and Mike has problems loading film on plastic developing reels for the first time in a long time. Next, we have Johnny answer questions from the Negative Positives Podcast Facebook Group that leads us down so many rabbit holes that we had to make two episodes out of it!
Zzzzzzzzz… huh? …what? … (yawn). Andre decides to join us again with a solo show, where he talks about packing for the Film Photography Paideia, being present vs. documenting an important event, and the Leica M6's last hurrah. Finally, Ian Fleming joins in for a call-in camera review of the Olympus XA2!
Mike and Andre are joined by Em from www.emulsive.org! Announcements from Neil Piper from the Soot and Whitewash Podcast and Andrew Bartram from the Lensless Podcast about their World Wide Pinhole Day (WWPD) meet up in Boston, UK and Andrew and Simon Forster (from the Classic Lenses Podcast) are starting a new podcast called the Large Format Photography Podcast! We talk about our weeks including Em shooting 120 Neopan 100, Mike's mother lode of APS gear from Johnny Sisson (also of the Classic Lenses Podcast and works at Central Camera in Chicago) including the Minolta Vectis S-100 and Kodak Advantix Preview cameras, and the Buttergrip from Ethan Moses for the Pentax 67 and his Cameradactyl OG 4x5 camera. Also, a gift from Jakob Eriksson of a quiet space heater to keep Mike warm in the Gutter Man Cave while recording! Our next segment is apparently a real snooze fest with discussion of the recently announced Fujifilm price hikes. Finally, we talk about Andre's experience at the WPPI in Las Vegas and the Film Paideia in San Clemente, CA!
A Mike solo show for the midweek episode. Shout outs to Yvonne Raven and Adrian Doyle for film love gifts sent to the Gutterman Estate! Additional shout outs to Matt Jones for a drawing of Andre and Mike, and to Mike Padua of www.shootfilmco.com for donating prize packages to the winners of the first Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge! Next up is info on Ben Mills International Film Stock Swap now at www.hipshootfilm.com, and stickers sent from Shaun Nelson (of www.utahfilmphotography.com) featuring art work by listener Judy Boyle! Also, an email from Kevin Dillon about Ultrafine Extreme film. Then, we have a call in from John Gregory of the "A Light in the Dark" podcast and a call in camera review from Juan Alatorre about a converted Polaroid 110A to use 4x5 film. Finally, Mike talks about how he goofed developing a roll of film and the fun of taking some compact camera indoor flash photos!
Mike and Andre are joined by Nick Bull (nick_e_bull on IG)! We discuss Nick's love of camera repairs and the problems of sourcing parts, half frame cameras, and the struggle of selling cameras. Also, we take questions from the Facebook group addressed to Nick including topics about making photo gadgets, dream cameras, Cameradactyl OG, Buttergrips for the Pentax 67, photo projects to come to terms with life events, Mike's mother lode of APS goodness coming from Johnny Sisson at Central Camera in Chicago and one of the hosts of the Classic Lenses Podcast, Ilford vs. Kodak, Caffenol, stand developing, dream film road trips, Kodak 5222 Double X, and DSLR purchases! Finally, an email from Ken Bertram about Kodak HC-110, and Mike gives in and lets the two nerds talk about watches with Mike trying to bring the show back to film photography!
Andre joins us mid-week with a solo show where he discusses a few key recommendations when it comes to a film photographer's EDC (Everyday Carry). From keeping the camera with you at all times and OUT of the bag to packing some prints to show your subjects or the occasional disgruntled security guard/shop owner, these tips should help you stay positive and shoot some cool film photos! Finally, Jason Konopinski drops in for a call-in camera review of the Petri Color 35.
Mike and Andre are joined by Jennifer Zehner! She has started a community darkroom called the Obscura Darkroom in Newark, NJ. We talk about our weeks, take questions to Jennifer from the Negative Positives Facebook group, and finish with questions from Mike and Andre to her!
A Mike solo show! He has an email from Arnab Chatterjee and a call in from Mike Williams (IG mike_on_film) about his APS camera prize! Also, a call in camera review from Jim Mackenzie about the Nikon F4. Finally, a shout out to Nigel Cliff, a segment from Matt Murray's "Matt Loves Cameras" Podcast where Matt imitates the Gutterman, and talk about the correlation between analog and digital in the photography gear world vs. the music gear world!
Mike and Andre are joined by Matt Jones! We talk about our weeks, including Mike becoming a Leica snob due to an unbelievable gift from a listener of a Leica R8 camera. Also, Matt answers questions from members of the facebook group. Finally, we have a call in from Mike Williams that kicks off conversation about what our 2019 New Year's film resolutions are going to be!
A midweek solo show from Andre Domingues. He starts off with talking about how keeping your negatives close to you helps with finding hidden gems ready for printing, hands it off to Ben Mills for a Call In Camera Review of the Minolta HiMatic 5, then returns to announce (gasp!) that he's selling his Leicas (and why). Last but not least, some cultural recommendations for the Leica and watch enthusiasts out there.
Mike and Andre are joined by Em from Emulsive.org! Discussion includes news about Tetenal and Kodak Alaris. Also, we take a look back at the positive events of the film photography industry in 2018, which obviously includes Em's Podcast "The Hypersensitive Photographers Podcast"! Finally, we forecast the future of film in 2019 and what we'd like to see happen.
A Mike solo show for the midweek episode. He reads emails from listeners about the 200th episode giveaway. Also, talk of the power of still photography and it's ability to move or influence the viewer. Finally, discussion about not beating ourselves up over creative outlets!
Surprise! Everyone's favorite co-host of the HMS Negative Positives (shouldn't that be USS? -Mike edit, Andre wrote these show notes!) returns to the bridge and steers it towards the big 200th episode giveaway extravaganza. Reunited with the sunshine, skateboards, and selfies of Los Angeles, he gives a much needed update on the causes of our infamous recording delay. From hunting for apartments that make good DIY darkrooms and street photography with the Nikonos V to meeting film shooters at watch events and planning photo walks with fellow LA-based podcasters, the excuses are endless! Finally, another installment of Dustin Cogdell's On The Road Camera Reviews about the Canon QL17 G3!
Another delay of the inevitable 200th episode Prize-a-palooza Prize-a-thon giveaway! Mike reads more emails from listeners. Also, talk of Sherry Christensen's Frugal Film Project and a call in camera review from Michael Jin about the Nikon FM2N. Finally, the show closes with music from Mike's last band, Total Void.
Total Void EP
1. Chance to Eliminate
3. Ten Years Gone
A midweek episode with Mike reading more emails about the 200th episode Prize-a-palooza Prize-a-thon giveaway! Finally, Mike sells out and promotes his former band, Sea Hero, the soundtrack of most episodes, by playing the entire catalog! Sea Hero is available on Spotify, Bandcamp, iTunes, and most places you can download music!
Sea Hero "Grave Talk"
3. Blue Whale
5. I Wish You'd Look
6. Monitor vs. Merrimac
7. Death Rattle
Sea Hero "Graustark"
1. Like Beasts
2. Snake Oil and Prayer Cloths
3. Pride Comes Before the Fall
4. They Will Fall, They Always Do
6. A Spoonful of Dirt
The prequel to the 200th episode Prize-a-palooza prize-a-thon giveaway! Mike has an email from Cole Jackson and a call in from Kevin Lane (of the Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast) about taking photos of other people's art that was discussed in episode 199. Also, more emails from listeners about episode 200. Finally, a call in camera review from Federico Quaglino about the Olympus ACE-E!
The midweek episode with Mike! Discussion about how clutter can clutter up your life with an emphasis on photography gear clutter! Also, the dilemma of taking photos of other people's art work. Finally, another installment of Dustin Cogsdell's On the Road Camera Reviews for the Voigtlander Bessa R2A.
A Mike solo Sunday show! Mike shoots a Sears KS-2 on expired Tmax P3200 and receives awesome prints from Bill Lehman and Andrew Criswell. He reads more emails for the 200th episode prize-a-thon prize-a-palooza giveaway. Also, a call in camera review from Dave Mihaly about the Minolta AF-C. Finally, he talks about the importance of photo albums, how far behind he is on his family albums, and his frustration on the how and why he go so behind!
An Andre solo show! He talks about his New Year, New Me and finally adds some photos to his Instagram account as well as discusses his plans for social media in general! Also, he mentions a new podcast called "The Hypersensitive Photographers Podcast" by Em from Emulsive.org and Hamish Gill of 35mmc.com! Finally, a call in camera review about the Olympus OM10 from Ted Smith!
Mike and Andre talk about their holiday adventures, our Emulsive Secret Santa gifts, and the gifts we gave each other. Also, more emails from listeners about the 200th episode prize-a-thon! Finally, we reflect on the year of 2018 concerning our photography and the podcast in general!
The midweek episode with Mike! He reads emails from listeners about the 200th episode giveaway prize-a-thon, and also has call ins from Stephen Rea and FWphotolab.com. Finally, an On the Road Camera Review from Dustin Cogsdell about the Olympus XA!
Mike and Andre are joined by Sherry Christensen of https://rr1photography.com on the Christmas Eve Eve podcast! We discuss film photography podcast listening, redscaling consumer color film, shooting these films in general, and film developing screw ups. Also, we answer questions from the Facebook group addressed to Sherry. Finally, a couple of call ins from Federico Quaglino including a question about storing film in freezers.
A solo show with Andre! He returns to Miami to be with his family for the holidays. He talks about the film stocks and cameras he plans to shoot over his break. Also, a call in camera review from Sherry Christensen about the Canon Rebel G with the 40mm pancake lens!
An old school Mike and Andre show! We try recording entirely through the Skype software after more audio difficulties. Andre finishes his college career and prepares to leave for Miami, we receive Christmas cards from Sherry Christensen and Bill Smith. Also, emails from listeners about the episode 200 Mega Prize-a-thon Sweepstakes! We addressed questions about fulfilling your commitments to print swaps and film community events and our biggest flaws as photographers!
A Mike midweek solo show! Talk about the 200th episode giveaway, thoughts on the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge including emails from Shaun Nelson and Ian Fleming. Also, a call in camera review from Neil Piper about the Pentax Efina APS camera, and a possible repeat email from Stephen Rea about choosing film formats! Finally, an Ebay purchase of Kodak 2475 Recording film that randomly turns out to be from a listener of the show, Alan Cole!
Mike and Andre are joined by Em from www.emulsive.org! We talk about the Nikon F2, the Nikon L35AF point and shoot, the Emulsive Secret Santa, a major redesign of the Emulsive website, taking fog photos, and Kevin Spaghetti's zine "Summer '17 - Winter '18 Portraits" (@kevin_spaghetti on IG). Also, we talk about expired film and the often repeated advice of adding one stop of exposure for every decade the film is past its expiration date. Is it a rule, guideline, or myth? Finally, Andre loses power in North Carolina!
A Mike solo show with a lot of house cleaning of listener interactions! Call ins from Juan Ruben about the Yashica Electro 35 pad of death and the Ted Vieira episode, an email from Matthew Ashbrook about Ansel Adam's holy trinity of photography books, and a call in camera review about the Nikon Lite Touch AF from Dave Mihaly. Finally, an awesome message from Sean Welch that mentions whether our ease of access to media focused on our interests is healthy and the struggle of pursuing two creative outlets.
Mike and Andre are joined by James Lee of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (www.jamesleephoto.com). We talk about drunken podcasting, Kodak Tech Pan film, high silver content Efke and Rollei films, most underrated and overrated film cameras, missed photos, Canadian and APS Leicas, 35mm or medium format, classic photography, shooting photography solo or in groups, a camera James regrets selling, favorite photographers, cameras to nail exposure on slide film, and how to start doing paid work in photography!
Returning from his recent hiatus from the solo show game, Andre says happy birthday to lovely listener Sherry Christensen, takes a look at Svein Olav Humberset's fantastic zine, discusses failing photographic projects only to re-visit old ones, and goes over what he's packed for his Thanksgiving trip to Miami!
Mike and Andre are joined by Ted Vieira of the Photography Matters Podcast! We talk about Ted's journey into film photography, about being a professional musician, mixing creative outlets, Andre's man flu and car accident, the Emulsive Secret Santa, bourbon balls, Ted's film stock explorations and the mood in his photographs, bulk rolling, and Mike makes progress on repairing a Yashica Electro 35 thanks to a donor camera from Juan Ruben. Also, Ted's opinions of the film community, questions from the facebook group about what film camera would you like a new version of, when will Ted try darkroom printing, and the relationship of music to photography as an inspiration. Finally, Ted talks about what he feels is needed in film photography right now!
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!