A Mike solo show with emails from Stephen Marmaroff (IG developing_monochrome) and Wendy Gunderson (www.filmroadtrip.com, www.myirietime.com, IG filmroadtrip, IG myirietime). Mike receives a zine called "Ukiyo" from Phillip Krayna (IG dyslexsyk, IG modivphoto). An update to the 80's Filter Challenge (IG #npp80sfilterchallenge) and Bryan La Belle (Roxanna's husband!) (IG brian_c_labelle, IG summerland_creative) sends a call in about his new Facebook group for all artists called the Summerland Story Company Facebook Group. Next, Mike has a solo show interview with Matt Jones (IG mjones41) about tea developer, infrared, cat fights, and 2383 Kodak film. Then, we have a call in camera review from Bob St Cyr (IG foto.bob, http://stcyrphoto.blogspot.com) about the Mamiya 645 Pro TL, and finally a listener music track from Lilly Schwartz (http://www.youtube.com/c/lillyschwartz) from her Polarcoaster project with a track called "Who Killed Captain Kirk".
This week Mike and Roxanna have help from Pete Donovan (IG petedonovanphoto) as a cocoa captain for a missing Andre Domingues to welcome onto the show Anthony Rue (IG kino_pravda, IG volta_coffee, Flickr DaseinDesign) who is not only a photographer but also runs the Volta Coffee Tea and Chocolate Cafe in Gainesville, Florida. We talk about how he got into photography, location scouting, photography as evidence, cave diving and underwater photography, and opening a coffee shop. Next, Pete talks about his print exchange Facebook group "The Film & Letter Pen Pal Exchange", Roxanna has a hard drive crash, Anthony uses photography to heal from the recent loss of his brother, and Mike finally finishes a roll of film and talks about Mike Raso (IG filmphotographyproject, YouTube filmphotographypodcast, www.filmphotographyproject.com) from the Film Photography Podcast offering a trial roll of Double 8 movie film for testing! Next, Anthony answers Facebook questions about his go to coffee order, Caffenol, the film community in Florida, the Voigtlander Vito C, Pen FT, Ansco Memo II, gators, getting to know Karl Havens from the Classic Lenses Podcast (IG classic.lenses.podcast), his cafe carring Kosmo film (IG kosmofoto), how many cameras he owns, and the Kodak Medalist. Finally, we talk with Anthony about shooting a town devastated by a hurricane, Iceland, Eastman 5220 XT, developer choices, and a weird Kardashian connection!
A Mike solo show with emails from Michael Raso (IG filmphotographyproject, Youtube filmphotographypodcast, www.filmphotographyproject.com) from the Film Photography Podcast, Alex Morrison (IG alexmorrison35) and Ken Tuomi (IG kentuomi) about Instagram account @myinstantimages (ignore the mistake in the podcast where Mike says the IG account incorrectly!). Next, Mike receives an awesome print from Gary Clennan (IG calgary_street) and the first zine from Bill Thoo (IG billthoo, IG bill.thoo, IG billthoo_astro, IG thoobill), and a call in from Marina (IG ifwefilm_ , www.ifwefilm.com) from the Analog Television Youtube Channel about the Best Film Photography Guide For Beginners (https://analoguewonderland.co.uk/pages/best-photography-guide-beginners). Next, Mike has an interview with Christiaan Hillen (IG analogwilderness) about how he got into photography, the Pentax ME and MX, Pentax pancake lens, Agfa Isola, the Learn Camera Repair Facebook Group (https://learncamerarepair.com), a Soviet Panorama camera called the KMZ FT-2, shooting during Covid in the Netherlands, getting a Leica, Pentax hacks, having two creative outlets, and why we are attracted to tactile experiences. Finally, a call in from Morgan Messner about Roland Barthes' "Camera Lucida" book, and a listener music track from Mike Caputo (IG aloha_bigmike, www.mikecaputo.bandcamp.com) of a track titled "Paddy Lay Back".
A Round Table episode with Sam Warner (IG unrecoveringphotographyaddict, www.theunrecoveringphotographyaddict.com) and Mike Padua (IG themikepadua, Twitter @mikepadua, www.shootfilmco.com)! Topics include the mindset of shooting cheap cameras vs. more expensive cameras, choices for our final output goals with photography, how Instagram photos die a quick death and better ways to share our photography in a more impactful way, how Covid has changed our photography plans and goals. Next, Mike Padua talks about how one of his favorite photographers, Khalik Allah, just received the honor of becoming a Magnum Agency Nominee and we discuss how we support our influences, also making zines and scanner resolution. Finally, who has influenced us in photography lately and how those influences effect our personal photography.
Mike receives a lumen print from Bob St Cyr (IG foto.bob, www.stcyrphoto.blogspot.com), and a new photography book from Kim Beil (IG kebeil) called "Good Pictures, A History of Popular Photography" about trends throughout photographic history. Also, Mike interviews Jakob Eriksson (IG westeros_reactor) and we cover how he got back into film photography, VHS, Vinyl, photography vs. marital status, the importance of family photos vs. art photography, archiving memories, the film photography market and shooting during Covid 19 in Sweden, film scanning and hints about his plan for creating a new film scanner solution! Next we have a call in from Eric Dan (www.35mmlove.com, IG 35mmlove) about Kodak Tri-X, a call in introduction from Keith Sharples who just joined the film community and started a new podcast called "The Jazz and Photography Years Re-Visited". Finally, the listener music track is from Tim Allen (IG timbuk2017) called "Silky Hair".
Link to Kim Beil's article mention in the episode:
A show with the hosts of the podcast with a surprise last minute guest! Andre talks about Cinestill's free roll of film giveaway, receives an APS camera from Jeff Greenstein (IG sjeffgreenstein), his upcoming trip, and getting the Lomo look out of the LCA 120. Roxanna appears on Clay Daly's (IG cwdaly) podcast "Through My Lens with Clay Daly", her trip to Big Bear with instant photography, gets a postcard from Bob St Cyr (IG foto.bob), and talks about the progress of her book about mindfulness with photography. Mike receives a package from Jakob Eriksson (IG westeros_reactor) with a Kodak bottle opener and dye sub prints for his next print torture test, a package from Nuno Cruz (IG narc_expired_film, Ebay store Narc Expired Film) of some rare expired film, and Mark Rossi (IG duenorth_leather, www.duenorthleather.com) sends some handmade leather camera straps from his business Due North Leather Goods Co.! Next, we have a surprise appearance from Roxanna's husband Brian La Belle (IG brian_c_labelle, IG summerland_creative, FB summerland creative, FB summerland story company)! We talk about film making, how he got back into shooting film, Super 8, expired film, favorite film makers, how motion pictures influence his still photography, the film making community, film developing, the dynamic of living with another image maker, their family short horror movie, his favorite film and camera from Roxanna's collection, the difference of their shooting styles, and living with another creative person!
Mike talks about the honor of appearing on Analogue Wonderland's YouTube show "Analogue Television" on their YouTube channel. Thanks to Paul McKay (www.analoguewonderland.co.uk, Youtube Analogue Wonderland) and Marina (IG ifwefilm_)! Also, the debatable honor of recording with The Hypersensitive Photographers Podcast with Em (www.emulsive.org) and Hamish Gill (www.35mmc.com)! A cool package and call in from Dale Rogers (IG photo_rangers, IG salamanderrepublic, www.photorangers.com.au) surrounding his new zine called "Grainy Days, My Analogue Gippsland". Mark Rossi offers some handmade leather camera neck straps and wrist straps (www.duenorthleather.com), Toni Skokovic (IG junctionrails, Etsy junction rails, www.junctionrails.ca) sends a zine titled "TFS 6x6 Issue 1" which is a project by members of the Toronto Film Shooters Facebook Group, Henry Scott from the "Tales from the Magic Box Podcast" starts using some of Mike's "Sea Hero" music on his podcast, and the Central Camera Go Fund Me campaign to rebuild after the fire. Next, an interview with Svein Olav Humberset (IG humbersetfoto, Flickr Viewfinder Vikings Podcast) of the "Viewfinder Vikings Podcast". He talks about how he got into photography, what brought him to shoot film and the pains of starting to shoot it, and what eventually made him embrace the process. Also, what made him start his podcast and the evolution of that, his thoughts about the Covid situation and the struggle with making photography a career, his recent purchase of Tri-X and his plans for using it and dealing with film curling. Next, shooting in Norway weather and what the film market is like there. Finally, we talk about a film community music project that we are planning through the -/+ Podcast Music Group Facebook Group! Lastly, we have a call in camera review from Gaetan Cormier for the Nikon F5 and a listener original music track from Lilly Schwartz (http://www.youtube.com/c/LillySchwartz) from a project of hers called Polarcoaster with a track titled "Inner Light"
This episode we welcome on Eric (IG conspiracy.of.cartographers) and Vania (IG surfmartian) from the "All Through A Lens" Podcast (IG allthroughalens.podcast, www.allthroughalens.wordpress.com)! It is a long episode and we cover so many topics and go down so many rabbit holes that I'm not about to type all this shit out! Just know that we talk about their photography, their podcast, and Duran Duran! Just listen, it was a blast talking to them!
Mike receives an Instagram message from Philip K (IG dyslexsyk) about Flickr, a Facebook Messenger message from Bob St Cyr (IG foto.bob) about developing film including thoughts on hardening fixers, emails from Regalado Santos (IG pretty_nifty) about inkjet printing, Richard Hall (IG connexions) about developing expired color film as black and white with stand developing, and Kiran Atwaroe (Flickr diabloco2002) about his photographic journey to film. Also, announces the winner of the Expired Film Photography Facebook Group photo contest, gets goodies in the mail including a print from co-host Andre Domingues, some Pentax 67 caps from Simon Forster (IG simonforsterphotographic) of the Classic Lenses Podcast and the Large Format Photography Podcast sent by Ben Couto (IG bencouto, http://caps.coutocameracompany.com), a new zine from Matt Murray (IG mattloves, www.mattlovescameras.com) from the Matt Loves Cameras Podcast, a new zine from Daniel Novak (IG danielnovakphoto, www.danielnovakphoto.com/zines) and info about his new community project "The Twin Lens Challenge". Next, we have Andre Domingues submitting an interview with Hamish Gill (IG hamishgill, www.35mmc.com) about the cancellation of The Photography Show, using social media and live streams for promoting ideas and products, the future of photography trade shows, how these weird times have forced people to connect more through the internet, the state of social media now, and gate keeping in the community. Finally, a call in camera review from Ian Turpin (IG ian_ctee) from The Ordinary Photographer Podcast about the Kodak Instamatic 500, and a listener music track from Mario Piper (IG mariopiper) from the Gen-X Photography Podcast with a track called "Mother Nature".
This week we welcome on Graham Young (IG grahamhomemadecamera, Flickr freezerofphotons, film podcast listing website www.filmpodcastnetwork.com, podcasts "The Homemade Camera Podcast" and "Get Started With Film Photography"), Nick Lyle (Flickr nicklyle, IG avynick), and Ethan Moses ( Polaroid scanner trays www.brooklynfilmcamera.com, IG cameradactyl, www.cameradactyl.com, ) from the Homemade Camera Podcast. Graham and Nick talk about how they got into photography, Andre talks about Cinestill's new E6 developing kits, Roxanna talks about her virtual shoots through Zoom including a session with Mike Caputo (IG aloha_bigmike), Graham talks about a black magic printing process, Nick talks about moving to larger formats with his camera projects, Ethan teases us with talk of a possible film scanner project and scanner trays for Polaroids, and Mike threatens to open up a black hole in the universe to explore APS pinhole photography. Next, we have questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group to the Homemade Camera Podcast gang about what camera they'd like to build, scameras, photographer's jeans, new 35mm camera production, Ethan's camera production plans, making film, what cameras they admire most, hurdles with building cameras, which plastic camera would they choose to recreate, and Nick's hair! Finally, talk about alternative shutters, youtube possibilities, and Holga masks.
We preempt a usual solo show to welcome Bill Thoo (IG billthoo, IG bill.thoo) and have Stanley Phillips (IG stanleyphillips6) fill in as a cocoa captain for a missing Andre Domingues. Bill talks about how he got into photography, how a Holga brought him back to film, and acquiring film cameras. Stanley announces his Fuji Superia 1600 project and Roxanna Angles talks of her first virtual photo shoot through Zoom. Next, Bill answers questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group that brings up discussions about shooting night photos on film, how he's dealt with the pandemic being in the health care field, zines and projects, film supply in Australia, where he'd like to travel for photography, Pentax 67, composing photos, InstantKon RF70 and instant cameras, what would he change when he started shooting, Mamiya and canned pasta, Instax, Leica M4, portrait photography, favorite films and formats, shooting in Sydney, next camera purchases, teaching photography, the film community in Australia, and favorite shooting locations. Finally, Australian wildlife, stand developing in color, shooting in the Australian bush, hi-fi vs lo-fi photos and pinhole photography!
The return of round table episodes! This round table includes the hosts along with Shaun Nelson (www.utahfilmphotography.com, IG shaunnelson) and Robert Lainez (IG rlainez, IG robertshootsfilm, IG rlainez.photography)! Topics include motivation in your photography and guilt when you go long periods without shooting, expired film and the success vs. disappointment at the results as well as the discussion on whether we should shoot it, why we post to social media, do people care if it was shot on film, and are people fishing for likes, how much gear to take on outings with loved ones, and taking photography classes with instructors that impose their creative point of view instead of letting the student develop their own style of photography, photo critics, and does anyone else's opinion matter when it comes to your creative outlets.
Mike chats with Mrs. Manette Gutterman (IG justmanette), announces our new product "Uncle Gutterman's Gas Relief Tonic" with an advertisement produced by Jack Allan (www.jack-allan.com, IG jack.w.allan) (music for the ad from Kevin Macleod www.incompetech.com), a new film photo podcast by Ian Turpin (IG ian_ctee, www.ianturpin.co.uk) called "The Ordinary Photographer", info on a "Soot and Whitewash Podcast" giveaway with a call in from Neil Piper (IG neil_piper, IG sootandwhitewash) about a prize donated by Christer Brandt (IG cb_13onfilm). Next, an interview with Anthony Fisk (IG tehmonolith, youtube Film Camera Hacks (search fch ep on youtube to find it!)) where we talk about how he got into photography, Russian cameras, the New Zealand camera and film market, 3D printing, hacking cameras, Sokol, Lubitel, the comfort of shooting basic cameras, building an SLR, weird supermarket purchases, pinhole photography, opportunistic photography, and shooting in New Zealand. Finally, a call in camera review from Sindri Skarph on the Contax T2 and listener music from Tim Allen (IG timbuk2017) of a track titled "Patient Haste".
Submit your favorite two cheesy 1980's style photos by using the hashtag #npp80sfilterchallenge on Instagram! Contest runs till the end of June!
This episode we welcome Timothy Ditzler (IG timothymakeups, YouTube Timothy Makeups, www.soundcloud.com/imlefthanded, IG analogtalkpodcast) from the Analog Talk Podcast! We talk about how he got into film photography, how he ended up in Tennessee, how the Analog Talk Podcast got started, Polaroid week, Polaroid Spectra, 4x5 still lifes, shooting Polaroids indoors, and Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day shooting. Next, we talk about Timothy's recent health scare and how it has changed his photography, film photography as therapy, how he wants his photography to evolve, shooting during this isolation, documenting his recovery, where he would like to travel, interviewing famous people, photographic legacy, and favorite Polaroid cameras and film. Finally, we discuss the correlation between music and photography, his music, who he would like to interview next, and social interaction with other film photographers.
A Mike solo show! Thanks for birthday wishes, a print from Toni Skokovic (IG junctionrails, www.junctionrails.ca), an email about IG posting, an extension of the contest started by An Gelo based from the Expired Film Photography Facebook group and how to enter, and Matt Murray from the "Matt Loves Cameras" Podcast (IG mattlovescameras) calls in with all the details of the Matt Loves Panos Plastic Pano Camera Challenge. Next, an interview with Theo Panagopoulos (IG theo_panagopoulos, www.photothinking.com) where we talk about dangerous Australian wildlife, how he got into film photography, how a Holga brought him back to film, his massive camera collection, his website, trying to go pro, starting out with point and shoots, support within the film community, his adventures with Stephen Rea, and shooting in New Zealand and Australia. Finally, a call in camera review from Sindri Skarph for the Olympus Stylus Epic, an unbelievable act of generosity from Ken Bertram (IG kenbertramphoto) where he matched the Ko-Fi donations to Roxanna Angles' student film project, and original music from Carsten "Doc" Deutschmann with a track called "SkaNo1".
A rare episode with just the hosts of the podcast! Mike, Andre, and Roxanna talk about our weeks, the new Negative Positives community challenge... the cheesy 80's Filter Challenge! (Listen to the episode for all the details! IG hashtag will be: #npp80sfilterchallenge), the difficulty of starting new creative projects, some talk on Instagram posting, and our thoughts about this weird Corona Virus era and how Ko-Fi donations to the podcast will be donated to Corona Virus efforts.
A Mike listener interaction solo show! A shout out to Neil Piper (IG neil_piper, IG sootandwhitewash) from the "Soot and Whitewash Podcast" for offering film developing during these weird times, a call out for support for Timothy Ditzler (IG timothymakeups, IG timothy.makeups, IG analogtalkpodcast) of the "Analog Talk Podcast" who had some health issues recently, donations can be submitted to the gofundme page for timothymakeups or Timothy Ditzler, emails from Paul Friday (www.fupduckphoto.wordpress.com) about flash photography, Leo Nikishin (IG 10rolls_of_film) from the "10 Rolls of Film Podcast" with a nice message and about his new zine, Bob St Cyr (IG foto.bob, www.stcyrphoto.blogspot.com) about lumen prints, and a funny segment from the "All Through A Lens Podcast" episode 15 (IG allthroughalens.podcast) about a Gutterman dream from Ethan Moses (IG cameradactyl). Next, Mike talks with Anil Mistry (IG anilmistryphoto, www.anilmistryphoto.com) about his photography including street and portrait photography, hybrid photography, shooting during the pandemic, and family photography even during difficult times. Next, a call in from Ben Mills (IG hipshootfilm, www.hipshootfilm.com) about his "4 Stops" zine series, and a film photography contest that An Gelo started on the Expired Film Photography Facebook Group. Finally, listener music by Mike Caputo (IG aloha_bigmike, www.mikecaputo.bandcamp.com)!
This week we welcome our guest Angela Solis (www.derpinsel.com, twitter derpinsel, IG thisisgela_s, YouTube camerajin)! Topics include the importance of family photos, her move to Canada from the Philippines, joining a photo club, lomography, her first photo exhibit, shooting during the pandemic, a teaser for the upcoming Negative Positives 80's Cheesy Filter Challenge, Angela's camera collection and being married to another photography camera nerd, favorite cameras, the Konica aa35, printing services, travel photography, square format vs. rectangular format, photo gifts, film fridges, Angela's favorite and most photogenic places she's traveled to for photography, the twitter film photography community, favorite films, the Nikon museum in Japan, Havana, and cross processing slide film!
A Gutterman family solo show! Mike is joined by his wife, Manette (IG justmanette) to help out and interviews his sons, Gibson and Grant (check out Grant's music at www.fanlink.to/garquo ) about their first time shooting and developing film. Manette answers some more questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group, we answer emails from Bill Donovan about Hasselblad TLR's, John Money (IG johntmoney) who has a nice note about the podcast, Nigel Cliff (IG wordsleyboy) about gifts in the mail, and Mike Kukavica (IG drunk_darkroom) about flash photography tips. Next, we have a call in camera reviews from Anthony Fisk (IG tehmonolith) for the Sokol 2 and Nigel Cliff (IG wordsleyboy) for the Chinon CE4S. Finally, Mike gives shout outs to David Utterson (IG patioutterson) for a cool salt print, Kevin Lane of the Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast (IG kevinlane, IG ujcpodcast) for a print and APS camera, and Ben Mills (IG hipshootfilm, www.hipshootfilm.com) for volume 2 of his awesome zine series called "4 Stops". Lastly a public service announcement from Jody Andrasi and listener music from Tim Allen (IG timbuk2017) with a track called "Day N Night".
This week we welcome as our guest, Sam Warner (IG unrecoveringphotographyaddict, www.theunrecoveringphotographyaddict.com). We talk about what got Sam into film photography, shooting during the Corona Virus, Sam's first zine "Finding the Grain", street photography, Clyde Butcher, camera choice for an apocalypse, half frame photography, photo walks, being Santa Claus, his film camera collection, taking film photography classes, Sam's blog, shooting flash photography, and his favorite films!
A Mike solo show with a special open from Robert Lainez's (IG rlainez) son, Harrison Lainez! Also, talk about gifts received in the mail, including a print from Mike Kukavica (IG drunk_darkroom), a zine from Bob St-Cyr (http://stcyrphoto.blogspot.com, IG foto.bob), prints from Dave Mihaly (IG theoldcameraguy, YouTube theoldcameraguy) and a camera sticker zine from Ethan Moses (www.cameradactyl.com, IG cameradactyl) of the Homemade Camera Podcast. A shout out to Sherry Christensen (IG embrace_the_grain, IG ruralrouteonefilm) about her Embrace the Grain Podcast for having me on as a guest for episode 35. Next, a call in camera review for the Mamiya RB67 from Jack Allan (www.jack-allan.com, IG jack.w.allan). Then we have a call in film review from Bill Smith (IG wbsmith200, IG classiccamerarevival) of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast about Ultrafine Extreme 400 film. Finally, a discussion of the 6 stages of the creative process and how we should maybe embrace our insecurities in our art. Lastly, a listener music track from Carsten "Doc" Deutschmann called "Monsterious Walk" by Bleekman's Planet!
This week we welcome Jess Hobbs (IG jesshobbsphoto, YouTube Jess Hobbs) who is Jess Sea on FB. Jess talks about how she got into photography, her Youtube channel, her involvement in Em's from Emulsive mentorship program and the FP4 Party, her hometown series, Polaroid week plans and the sunglasses Polaroid technique, her farming, shooting on private property, seeing in color vs. black and white, film choices, shooting in a zombie apocalypse, photography in rural areas, her inspirations, the YouTube film community, and tips for shooting music festivals.
All donations to the www.ko-fi.com/negativepositives account in March will go to support Roxanna Angles student film project!
A Mike solo show! Thoughts and info on the 300th episode giveaway. Mike receives a postcard darkroom print from Toni Skokovic (IG junctionrails), some HP prints from Jim Graves (IG _jimgraves), emails from Allison Capece, Mike Kukavica (www.kukavica.com, IG drunk_darkroom) and a call in camera review from Dean Lastoria for the Horseman VH-R. Next, a shout out to Eric O'Hara (IG 4xfourtography) for an awesome trade for a Pentax Spotmatic lens, and a call in camera review from Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) for the Nikon L35 AF. Finally, Mike talks about his first experience of seeing low light photography on a friend's Apple Iphone 11 and a music track from Jody Andrasi from his band Mansbridge (available on bandcamp, spotify, and Itunes) called "Single-Lens Reflex".
The Negative Positives 300th episode Prize-a-palooza giveaway love-a-thon sweepstakes! Huge thanks to this community for the generosity to this effort, we give over 70 prizes away to listeners of the podcast, mostly from listeners who want to give to other listeners! Huge thanks to all the fine people that donated, people who sent call ins, and those that sent nice messages about the show. Finally, the tradition continues.... Andre gets drunk enough to go on a couple of love rants at the end of the episode! We wouldn't have it any other way!
A Mike solo show with an update on round table episodes, a call in from Jonathan Camp about episode 298, an email from Christopher Smith (IG christophersmithphotography) about film podcasts, and more entries and prizes donated by listeners for the 300th episode prize-a-palooza giveaway love fest. Next, some mail Mike received from Andrew Bartram (IG warboyssnapper, IG warboyssnapper_pinholes, IG largeformatphotographypodcast) of the Large Format Photography Podcast and the Lensless Podcast, Christiaan Hillen (IG analogwilderness), and Angela Solis (www.derpinsel.com, IG thisisgela_s). Also, we have call in camera reviews from Bill Smith (IG wbsmith200, IG classiccamerarevival) of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast about the Canon EF, and Ian Christie (IG the_mr_christie) about the Kodak No. 2 Folding Brownie Model A camera. Finally, Mike talks about the new deal with Kodak and 5 major motion picture studios and how that helps us, and thanks Ko-Fi donors!
Mike, Andre, and Roxanna welcome to the show Mr. Mike Caputo (IG aloha_bigmike, Flickr aloha_bigmike, FB Mike Caputo), film photographer, public darkroom owner, firefighter, actor?, and king of dad jokes! We talk about his photography, him starting a public darkroom in Hawaii, shooting color and black and white film in Hawaii, darkroom printing, and the economics of film photography in his area of the world.
A super long Mike solo show with emails from Robert Jamieson (IG jamrobert) and Ian Christie (IG the_mr_christie) and reading of the 300th episode Mega Prizapalooza Love Fest giveaway entries as well as announcing listener donations to other listeners in the contest. Also, a segment recorded with Neil Piper of the Soot and Whitewash podcast (IG neil_piper, IG sootandwhitewash, IG projectboxcamera, FB Group 126 Shooters) to catch up with him after obtaining his master's degree in photography and new projects he has started. Finally, a film love package Mike received from Anthony Joseph Colvin, and thanks to the people that voted for him and this podcast in the Sunny 16 2019 Sunnies Awards. Finally, Mike talks about his reasons for starting a Ko-Fi donation page for the podcast and thanks the amazing community for helping him out with equipment issues. This community is amazing and huge thanks to everyone that donated funds to make the production of this podcast run a bit smoother.
Mike, Andre, and Roxanna welcome John Gleason, Jr. (IG probusphotos, Flickr probusphotos, FB page probus photos, FB group Louisville Worldwide Pinhole Day) on the podcast! We concentrate on pinhole photography, the process, getting started in pinhole, pinhole cameras and film choices, metering for pinhole, and John's plans for Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day in Louisville, KY this April. We also address a call in from Andrew Reynolds (IG randrewreynolds) about TLR shooting. Spoiler alert: there is also a classic Negative Positives restroom incident in this episode!
A Mike Solo show with tons of listener interaction! Neil Piper (IG neil_piper, IG sootandwhitewash, IG projectboxcamera, FB Group Project Box Camera) of the "Soot and Whitewash Podcast" starts a box camera project, Jim Graves (IG _jimgraves) sends an email review of the Ilford Simplicity Developing Kit, Ethan Moses (IG cameradactyl, IG buttergrip, www.cameradactyl.com) from the "Homemade Camera Podcast" sends a thanks and an update about his kickstarter project, Dan Novak (IG danielnovakphoto, www.danielnovakphoto.com) sends a nice message, and Sean Welch (IG seanwelchfoto) sends a message about the podcast and the recent music interludes. Also, Mike mentions a new podcast from Mario Piper (IG mariopiper) called "Gen-X Photography Podcast" and talks about another photography podcast he's been listening to from Clay Daly (IG cwdaly, IG throughmylenswithclaydaly) called the "Through My Lens with Clay Daly Podcast". Next, Mike reads entries to the 300th episode Mega Prize-a-palooza sweepstakes love-a-thon giveaway and also announces some prizes other listeners have volunteered to give away to other listeners! Then, we have a Call-in from Ian Barnaby Nutt (IG barnaby_nutt, www.barnabynutt.com) from the "Viewfinder Vikings Podcast" about a photo exhibit for photographer, Pentti Sammallahti, that is currently on display in London. Finally, we have another call-in from Jeremy Zorns about affordable but decent Vivitar and Tokina zoom lenses he recently acquired!
Mike, Andre, and Roxanna talk about the 300th episode giveaway and announce our prizes to the listeners. We discuss our thoughts on our year in photography in 2019. Finally, we talk about what we want to accomplish in 2020 along with a call in from Mike Williams (IG mike_on_film) about 2020 film resolutions.
Mike welcomes on Bill Manning from the "Studio C-41: 1 Hour Photo Podcast" (IG studio.c41, www.studioc41.net) to fill in as a cocoa captain for an out of town Andre Domingues! We have as our guest, Jessica Jones (IG yessyones, www.yessyones.com)! We talk about Polaroid and Fuji instant packfilm including subjects such as expired packfilm, image lifts and transfers, recovering the negatives, and the Polaroid 450 Land Camera. We also have some Star Wars talk, discuss photo groups and photo walks, Jessica's Instax blob series, and Pentax and Mamiya 67 cameras with prism vs. waist level finders. Finally, you will want to stick around till the end to hear Bill Manning's Chewbacca impression!
Mike goes where no film photography podcaster has dared to go and has his wife, Manette (IG justmanette) on the podcast! Manette thanks the community for birthday wishes and answers questions from the Negative Positives Film Photography Podcast Facebook group about Gutterman life! You have to give credit for allowing that crazy group to ask questions of the host's better half.... right? Next, we have a call in camera review from Jeremy Zorns about the Nikon FG. Finally, a call in from John Rogers (IG fakejohnrogers) about the longevity of E6 home processing kits!
Mike and Andre welcome on to the show Ethan Moses from the Homemade Camera Podcast (IG cameradactyl, IG buttergrip, IG grahamhomemadecamera. www.homemadecamera.com, youtube cameradactyl cameras, www.cameradactyl.com)! We talk about how Ethan got into photography and building cameras, Andre talks of his holiday plans in Miami, and Mike receives some cool stuff in the mail from Bob Matter (IG bobmatter). We also discuss 3D printing and what it we can expect from it in film photography going forward, designing cameras, and a lot of nerdy talk! Finally, Ethan talks of his Brancopan Kickstarter project:
Mike gives shout outs for some AWESOME things he received in the mail recently from Karl Bailey (IG karlbailey, www.karlbailey.co.uk), Toni Skokovic (IG junctionrails, www.junctionrails.ca), Penne Ferris (Flickr: Pixel Geek), and Kevin Lane from the Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast (IG kevinlane, IG ujcpodcast, www.unclejonesyscameras.blogspot.com). Next, we have a special interview submitted by Matt Jones (IG mjones41) that he recorded in Egypt at the Cairo Darkroom. Finally, a call in from Dan Tree (IG dantreephoto) about a film photography eff up!
Mike and Cocoa Captain Sherry Christensen from the Embrace the Grain Podcast (IG embrace_the_grain, IG ruralrouteonefilm, www.rr1photography.com) welcome on to the show, Jess Lantz (IG lantzjess, www.sojourninglight.com)! Jess talks about learning photography from his dad, Russian cameras, striving for grain free sharp photos, whether our photography will be appreciated later, and thrift store finds. Sherry talks about her Frugal Film Project, and Jr Wyatt sends Mike a Dad Joke Book! Jess also talks about Tmax 100 in Lo-Fi cameras, dream road trips, influences, shooting in the Pacific Northwest, large format photography, and shooting in Ireland and New Zealand!
A Mike solo show with lots of listener interaction! Mike reads emails from Simon Forster of the Classic Lenses Podcast and the Large Format Photography Podcast (IG simonforsterphotographic, IG classic.lenses.podcast) about Leica R series lens alternatives, Pierre-Alix Favillier (IG cloud_surfer14) about getting rid of gear for things you really want, and Ken Bertram (IG kenbertramphoto) about 3 Minolta cameras he is giving away for the upcoming 300th episode Prize-a-palooza giveaway! Next, we have a call in camera review from Bill Smith from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG wbsmith200, IG classiccamerarevival) about the Canon EF. Finally, more emails including one from Ian Barnaby Nutt from the Viewfinder Vikings Podcast (IG barnabynutt, www.barnabynutt.com) about helping you create your first zine! Check out the Viewfinder Vikings Podcast Episode 19 for step by step instructions on his zine making process. Last, we have a message from Christiaan Hillen (IG analogwilderness) about using photography to capture memories and also declutter your life!
Mike and Andre welcome to the show, Lori Brooks (IG fashionistalori)! Topics from Andre include zines he received from Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog) and Barry Hitterman (IG barryhitterman) and a Cinestill/Jobo collaboration. Topics from Mike include his attempts at sports photography and his first time shooting Fuji Pro 400H. We talk with Lori about a ton of topics including Olympus fandom, her recent trip to England only shooting the Olympus XA, how she came to the USA, Praktica, Polaroid Land Cameras, 3D Printing, motion picture stocks, ECN processing. red cameras, the IBM model M keyboard, and smartie watches in dark bags!
Mike talks about receiving Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog) new handmade zine and discusses the origin of "Facecasts" on the Facebook group that was coined by Stephen Rea. Also, Stanley Phillips (IG stanleyphillips6) donates a prize to the 300th giveaway coming soon. Next, we have a call in camera review from Tony Blatcher (IG spiralnightmares) for the Pentax Zoom 280P. Finally, Mike talks about how everything we do in life is to create memories and the power of photography to preserve those memories.
Mike and Andre welcome to the show, Stanley Phillips (IG stanleyphillips6)! We talk about his path to photography and his experience of pursuing a degree in photography. Also, there is some talk about cheap beer!
Mike gets a black friday deal on the Impossible I-1 Camera, reads emails from Gregory Parker (IG greg.parker.photography) about getting good blacks on HP Instant Ink Printers, Toni Skokovic (IG junctionrails) about the podcast, Kevin Dillon (IG ricoh_shooter) about prints through Winkflash, Daniel Novak (IG danielnovakphoto, www.danielnovakphoto.com) sends a donation from the profits of the 135mm Project Zine to the podcast, and Neil Piper of the Soot and Whitewash Podcast (IG neil_piper, IG sootandwhitewash) sends a call in about his new Facebook group "126 Shooters". Next, we have a call in from Malcolm Myers (IG photovalve) about the photographer, Don McCullin. Finally, Mike talks about how documenting your life is important even if it is on a crappy camera!
Mike and Andre welcome Betsey Karl (IG the.bkp, Facebook Betsey Karl Photography) as our guest on the show! We learn about why she started to shoot film, how she pushes herself to keep learning in photography, and her perspective of shooting sports photography on film!
Mike reads an email from Greg Parker (IG greg.parker.photography) about 4x6 lab prints and reads an email camera review from Jim Graves (IG _jimgraves) about the Nikon F801/8008. Next is a call in camera review from Bill Smith from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG wbsmith200, IG classiccamerarevival) about the Rollei 35. Finally, Mike talks about the winner of the free lab prints he received and gets an awesome message from Ted Vieira from the Photography Matters Podcast (IG tav_photography, www.photographymatters.com)!
Our scheduled guest fell through tonight so Mike and Andre welcome Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog) to bail us out! We use this opportunity to announce changes to the podcast coming in January! Finally, we talk about new film coming soon from Fujifilm and Lomography!
Mike reads an email about episode length and talks about free prints he received from York Photo and Snapfish for his family photo album project. Next up is a call in camera review from Alessandro Cornacchia (IG alessandro.cornacchia) for the Olympus Pen EE-3. Also, Mike talks about how seeing old digital photos has opened his mind to adding a little digital photography into his process in the future. Finally, an announcement about Daniel Novak (IG danielnovakphoto, www.danielnovakphoto.com) making the 135mm Project Zine available for purchase to the general public!
Get the 135mm Project Zine here:
Mike and Andre welcome Jake Rose (IG jakerosephoto) on the Podcast. We talk about Jake’s photography, some Leica and Rollei snobbery, Andre tries to sneak in watch talk, you know.. the usual. Nobody reads these show notes anyway, just check it out!
Mike talks about future round table episodes, future guests and episode length. Next, a call in camera review from Bill Smith from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG wbsmith200, IG classiccamerarevival, www.funwithcameras.blogspot.com) about the Leica M4-2. Finally, Mike talks of recent troubles with his Epson V800 scanner!
Mike welcomes on Matt Jones (IG mjones41) who joined him in a year long torture test of photographic prints. We discuss what we discovered from hanging a variety of prints in a window exposed to full sun for a year. Also, we discuss Matt's experiences of being in Egypt for work and his observations on photography there. Finally, we have a call in camera review from Alex Luyckx from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG classiccamerarevival, IG alexluyckxphoto) for the Minolta XE7!
Mike welcomes on a cocoa captain in Jason Konopinski of the Ultra Low ISO Club Podcast (IG grainmatterphotos, Etsy GrainMatterPhotos, www.grainmatterphotography.com) with guest Malcolm Myers (IG photovalve)! Topics include the standard gear talk and additional talk of the importance of shooting loved ones, mundane photographs, and self portraiture among other things!
Mike talks to Michael Raso (podcast: Film Photography Podcast, www.filmphotographyproject.com, youtube: filmphotographytube, IG filmphotographyproject) of the Film Photography Project about 10 years of the FPP and all things movie film! Also, a call in camera review from Alex Luyckx (IG classiccamerarevival, IG alexluyckxphoto) of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast for the Nikon FA.
Mike mentions the Ilford film news, talks with Em from Emulsive (IG & Twitter emulsivefilm, www.emulsive.org) about the Emulsive Secret Santa 2019 registration, and has a call in review from Bill Manning of the Studio C41 One Hour Photo Podcast (IG studio.c41, IG bmphoto_ga, www.studioc41.net) about the Pentax 67 90mm Leaf Shutter Lens!
Mike welcomes on cocoa captain David Mihaly (IG theoldcameraguy, youtube theoldcameraguy) to fill the shoes of a missing Andre Domingues to help with this week's guest, Sam Heaney (IG samheaneyy)! Sam is an Englishman now living in Seattle, WA USA. We talk about his photography and processes as well as British and American stereotypes!
Mike and Andre welcome on Stephen Byrne (IG floralaggressor, www.stephenlaurobyrnephotography.com)! We talk about shooting abandoned buildings, street photography, intimate photography of loved ones, and other topics!
Mike welcomes a British invasion in a rare afternoon recording time! Simon Forster (IG simonforsterphotographic, twitter @SimonFor, www.classiclensespodcast, FB groups: large format photography podcast, Photography with Classic Lenses, Classic Lenses Podcast) on as Cocoa Captain with Ted Smith (www.tedsmithphotography.co.uk, IG tedsmith_photography, FB tedsmithphotography) as our guest!
Mike talks about the future of solo shows for this podcast and has a call in camera review from Jess Lantz (IG lantzjess) for the Canon A1. Finally, talk about success and failure regarding the two street photography shots he is actually proud of!
The September Round Table episode! Mike and Andre welcome Kevin Lane from the "Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast" (IG ujcpodcast, IG kevinlane, Facebook page: Uncle Jonesy's Cameras Podcast, Blog: unclejonesyscameras.blogspot.com) and Ted Vieira from the Photography Matters Podcast (www.photographymatterspodcast.com, Youtube Ted Vieira, IG tav_photography). We bring several hot topics to the discussion including answering a call in from Stuart Webster and an email from Sean Portnoy (IG grooves1200)!
Andre talks about his experiences shooting a Leica M2 with no built-in light meter and his plans to test the meters in all his film cameras to prep for a big increase in slide film shooting. Also, Bill Smith (IG wbsmith200) from the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG classiccamerarevival) calls in with a review of the Nikon FE2.
Mike and Andre welcome Wendy Gunderson (IG filmroadtrip, myirietime, www.filmroadtrip.com, www.myirietime.com) on the show! Wendy is a fantastic travel photographer so obviously we talk about that, but she is also an attorney so she addresses many legal issues for photographers about your rights concerning your photography.
Carolyn Wright - Photo Attorney https://www.photoattorney.com/
Adobe Stock - Known Image Restrictions: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/known-image-restrictions.html
Adobe Stock - Property Release: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/property-release.html
Adobe Stock - Model Release: https://helpx.adobe.com/stock/contributor/help/model-release.html
Glossary of Terms for photo licensing: http://www.useplus.com/useplus/glossary.asp
Copyright information - US Copyright Office: https://www.copyright.gov/title17/
Copyright registration - US Copyright Office: https://www.copyright.gov/registration/
Guide to Copyright registration - free to download: https://law4photographers.com/product/free-guide-registering-your-work-with-the-u-s-copyright-office/ (Note: Since the creation of this guide, the registration of published photographs is limited to 750 photos and the Copyright Office provides a template for the photo names - for more information, see the website of the Copyright Office above)
A rushed Mike solo show! An email from Mike Kukavica (IG drunken_darkroom) about John Gregory's "A Light in the Dark" Podcast and getting darkroom printing advice. Next, a call in camera review from Jason Konopinski (IG grainmatterphotos) for the Canon P. Finally, Mike's thoughts on shooting his first roll of Lomography Lady Grey 400 film!
A Mike solo show! Emails from Gregory Parker about printing and motivation and Chris Marinari (IG chris_trenton_photo) about Sea Hero vinyls. Next we have a call in camera review from Jason Konopinski (IG grainmatterphotos) for the Kodak Retina 1A. Finally, Mike receives an awesome zine from Ben Mills (IG hipshootfilm, www.hipshootfilm.com) called 4 Stops with work from Ben and 3 other film photographers including Karl Bailey (IG karlbailey), Josh Lee and Alex Papadopoulous (IG decafphotog) and Justin Vargas (IG justincases4c).
Mike and Andre welcome back Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog) to the show for an update on her film photography project as a school counselor! Also, how analog processes may help with anxiety and social interactions.
A Mike solo show! We have emails from Ben Mills (IG and Twitter: @hipshootfilm) and Adrian Doyle (IG doyleadrian). Also, talk about offering some Negative Positives merch soon and how Dustin Nickerson (IG d.w.nickerson, Etsy: dwillustrates) has been a huge help and is an awesome artist! Next we have a call in from Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) about the Lab Box. Finally, Mike talks about his love for Kodak Tmax 100 in toy cameras.
Mike and Andre judge the listener submissions for the 2nd Annual Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge and enlist the help of Sherry Christensen of the Embrace the Grain Podcast and leader of the Frugal Film Project (IG ruralrouteonefilm, embrace_the_grain, frugalfilmproject, www.rr1photography.com)!
Andre gives an update on his continued experiences with the HP instant ink program and talks about his ideal print sizes. Jason Priebe calls in with a review of some camera straps. Andre gives a shoutout to Camera Center of York and gushes about his incoming Canadian Leica M2 and its ownership history. Lastly, join us in welcoming Ian Barnaby Nutt into the ranks of the podcasting brethren with his recent addition as a co-host of Svein Olav Humberset's Viewfinder Vikings podcast.
Mike welcomes Michael Bartosek (IG mbartosek, Etsy handrolledfilm) on as Cocoa Captain for a MIA Andre Domingues and guest Robert Lainez (IG rlainez.photography and robertshootsfilm, www.rlainezphoto.wixsite.com)! We address questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group to Robert and throw a lot of people under the bus!
A Mike solo show! He receives awesome zines from Sherry Christensen (IG ruralrouteonefilm, embrace_the_grain) and Wendy Gunderson (IG filmroadtrip, www.filmroadtrip.com). Also, prints from George Griffin (IG flaneurwithacamera, onthestreetspodcast). Next, he talks about an amazing package of Fujifilm goodness from Brandon Remler (IG brandonremler), and a call in camera review from Angela Solis (IG thisisgela_s) about the Konica Recorder AA-35. Finally emails from Aaron Alfano and Ben Mills (IG hipshootfilm, twitter hipshootfilm).
The August round table discussion! Andre and Mike welcome Dustin Cogsdell of the Grainy Dayz Podcast (IG fortheloveofgrain, grainy_dayz_podcast) and Matt Melcher of the Box of Cameras Podcast (IG mattmelcher, box_of_cameras) and Jiminy Cricket. Topics include whether it is okay to hate things in the film community, what if the film industry fails, shooting dead formats, photography as a healing process, and the stigma of shooting in Auto mode on cameras.
Andre gives his first impressions of the HP Envy 5055 with the Instant Ink Program and highlights his plans to tackle his print exchange backlog. The gents over at the Homemade Camera Podcast announce their first community zine and welcome Cameradactyl's own Ethan Moses as a co-host. Eric O'Hara calls in with a review of the Pentax Spotmatic.
Homemade Camera Podcast Zine link:
A Mike solo show. Announcing the winners of the July dad jokes contest! A call in camera review from Ian Barnaby Nutt (IG barnaby_nutt) for the Canon EOS 5. Finally, how a zine from Jamie Marcellus (IG jsmarcellusphotography) has Mike questioning why he has avoided having modern automobiles in his photos.
Mike and Andre have Em from www.emulsive.org and co-host of The Hypersensitive Photographers Podcast on to judge the film podcaster's submissions to the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge! Which podcast won the bragging rights to the challenge? You will have to listen to see!
Andre talks about the difficulty in choosing between one camera, one lens and "a bag full of shit". Dad jokes from Jr Wyatt and Dustin Cogsdell and a call in camera review from Jess Lantz of the Zenit E!
The Negative Positives Podcast Round Table Episode #2! Our panel includes Matt Jones (IG mjones41) and Edward Conde of the Grainy Dayz Podcast (IG edwardconde_). Our topics include your photography end game, magic and superstition vs. science in analog photography, and traditions in film photography vs. modern technology.
A Mike solo show! He receives a print from Stanley Phillips (IG stanleyphillips6), dad jokes for the July dad joke competition, and an email from Kenny Tuomi about Negative Positives stickers. Next, Mike talks about his experiences shooting film on his Florida vacation. Finally, a call in camera review from Ian Barnaby Nutt (IG barnaby_nutt, www.barnabynutt.com) for the Mamiya C330 Pro F.
A Mike and Andre midweek episode! We talk about our upcoming trips, a film giveaway from Stanley Phillips (IG stanleyphillips6) for the best dad jokes, Jr Wyatt (IG wyattonfilm) sends in some dad jokes, and emails from Chris Marinari and Sean Portnoy (IG grooves1200). Finally, a call in camera review from Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) for the Voigtlander Bessa R2.
A Mike solo show! He talks about his upcoming art show this weekend, reads emails from Malcolm Myers and Kevin Dillon (IG and Flickr: ricoh_shooter), and has a call in camera review from Dave Mihaly (IG and Youtube: theoldcameraguy) for the Pentax PC35AF. Finally, talks about being lazy about using filters for black and white film photography.
Andre unboxes a package from friend of the show Jr Wyatt (IG wyattonfilm), the result of a camera/film trade, rambles on about how shooting slide film is making him a better photographer by emphasizing the entire process from loading film to projecting a curated slide show, and hands it all over to Ian Fleming (IG ifleming) for a call in camera review of the Kodak Instamatic X90!
Mike and Andre are joined by Edward Conde (IG edwardconde_ , www.edwardcon.de)! We talk about the Pentax 67, bracketing slide film, Andre's borrowing cameras habit, shooting half frame, Fomapan film, crazy colors when dumping the pre-rinse of film in home developing, and shooting your local area. Next, we discuss questions and topics with Ed from the Negative Positives Facebook Group including podcasting, Lomo LC-A cameras, Lomo 800 film, his "Layover" zine, cross processing slide film, Kodak E100, and C41 black and white films. Finally, we discuss Lomography as a company, manufacturing shutters in new film cameras, Lomography lenses, and Ed and Andre's Catalina trip!
A Mike solo show! He talks about some awesome things he's received lately including hookups from Michael Raso from the FPP (www.filmphotographyproject.com, IG filmphotographyproject) of a GAF Anscomatic Super 8 movie camera, Eric O'Hara (IG 4xfourtography) of a Pentax Spotmatic, Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog) of a Kodak Retina IIc, and Sherry Christensen (Embrace The Grain Podcast, IG ruralrouteonefilm, www.rr1photography.com/blog) with some film for my sons and a plastic developing reel for me to modify to accept APS film for her! Also, emails from Ben Mills (IG hipshootfilm, www.hipshootfilm.com), Paul Friday (www.fupduckphoto.wordpress.com), and an Instagram message from Sean Welch (IG seanwelchfoto). Next, we have a call in camera review from James Lee (IG james.lee.photo) of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast (IG classiccamerarevival) for the Nikon F6. Finally, Mike talks about zines he received from Ian Barnaby Nutt (IG barnaby_nutt), his change in vacation plans, a shout out to Leo Nikishin's 10 Rolls of Film podcast (IG 10rolls_of_film), and thanks to Bill Manning for having Andre and him on his Studio C41 One Hour Photo Podcast (IG studio.c41, https://studioc41.net).
The first of a new monthly series on the Negative Positives Podcast! A film photography round table discussion! This month we have the hosts of the Classic Camera Revival Podcast! The subject is home developing chemicals for black and white film processing. We get super nerdy into our processes of developing black and white film!
Andre joins us for a solo show where he talks about his first impressions of the Lomo LCA-120, what his keeper rate was, lessons learned from not getting close enough with a wide angle lens, the trials and tribulations of zone focus, and more. Next, he waxes on about the one shot he's legitimately proud of, explains the behind the scenes of how he shot and scanned it, and uses it as an example for the kind of work he wants to create with it in the future (if Ed Conde lends the camera to him again or Andre just shuts up and buys his own). Finally, Mike steps in to insert a call in camera review from Bill Smith for the Olympus OM-1, reminds everyone of the extended deadline for the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge, and hints at a new idea for the podcast this weekend!
Mike and Andre are joined by Michael Bartosek (IG mbartosek)! Topics include constructive criticism, the Pentax K1000, the Lomo LC-A 120, Caffenol, mundane family photos, and finding time for photography. Next, we address questions from the Negative Positives Facebook group to Michael about Kodak 2238, his Kodak 2238 Project, Super 8, Kodak 2468, people attacking digital, organizing inclusive meetups, the theory of analog photography slowing you down, learning about yourself through your photography, and manufacturer's recipes for developing film vs. experimenting. Finally, we talk about climbing and diving photography, the value of film photos vs. digital photos, when to shoot film over digital, and the Cinestill Monobath.
A Mike Solo show! He talks about trying to not beat yourself up if you can't find time for photography and his possible new option for a window of time to shoot more. He also reminds listeners that the submission deadline for the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge is fast approaching with info on how to submit your team's best 2 photos, an email from Mike Kukavica (www.kukavica.com, IG drunk_darkroom) about DSLR scanning and an email from Gabe Sachs. Next, more talk about how Abe Fettig's Film Lab app might help with DSLR scanning in the future and a call in camera review from Juan Alatorre (IG juan.alatorre.photo) about the Pentax IQZoom 120mi. Finally, discussion about two free apps to help keep track of film rolls in cameras, "Analog Film Roll Notebook" and "Film Pad".
Link for submitting photos to the double exposure challenge:
If you are on the Negative Positives Facebook group, you can also go to announcements at the top of the page and find Shaun Nelson's post that links you to the submission page.
Mike is joined by our long lost co-captain, Andre Domingues, and our guest Roxanna Angles (IG roxannalog)! Roxanna talks about her project to teach kids in her school film photography and answers questions from the Negative Positives Facebook Group. Finally, we talk about getting your kids into film photography, shooting expired film, and film souping.
Andre's dragon show ended stupidly, so what better way to nurse his emotions than bourbon and puppies? Featuring an unboxing of a care package from Mike Gutterman, a call-in camera review from Dave Mihaly on the Olympus Trip 35, a shoutout for an analog event in PA called "The Analog Revival 2019" of which friend of the show and past cocoa captain, Jason Konopinski will be attending. Finally, another reminder of the Negative Positives Double Exposure Tag Team Challenge.
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!