The FPP-3

Design and Manufacture of a Film and Paper Processor The Beginning This adventure started after my last trip to the Dolomites in 2023. I ended up with more than 40 sheets of 4x5 film and several rolls of 35 mm film. At that time,…

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Black Creek | CH45-F2 SK Super Angulon 75 mm | Rollei IR 400

The Wood Effect

Capturing instants of the unseen world with sensitive infrared film. Tree Canopy | CH45-F2 | SK-150 | Heliopan RG 715 | Rollei 400 IR | T = 1 s, f/22 I have always been captivated by the fascinating photographs of almost surreal landscapes in…

Chamonix C45F-2

This view camera is made with a beautiful combination of materials such as teak wood, carbon fiber, stainless steel, and aluminum. The design of this camera follows the concept introduced by Richard H. Phillips, which takes advantage of high-tech materials to offer precise movements, durability and…

B/W Slides

A short description of how to develop B/W slides with the ADOX SCALA B&W Reversal Kit and the CHS 100 II film This is the Voigtländer Bessa with a Compur shutter and  Anastigmat Skopar f/4.5 lens. The production year is likely 1935.This gorgeous slide was taken…

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Petrified tree | ZB SQ-B

Puyango Petrified Forest

A fascinating fossil deposit of petrified wood located in the middle basin of the Puyango River, South Ecuador. Walking in this landscape is like traveling back in time. After some minutes of walk I found a well preserved petrified Araucarioxylon whose age is estimated at…

Bronica SQ-B

The Zenza Bronica SQ-B was my first medium format camera.  This is a magnificent camera introduced in 1996 and discontinued in 2003. This camera helped me to learn many technical aspects of analog photography such as the zone system, light metering and also to…