Category Archives: Film

Popular film formats

Popular filmformats

116 Film (and 616) Introduced in 1899 and discontinued in 1984 In 1932 Kodak introduced two new negative formats, 620 and 616. The 70mm wide 616 film format ( 2½” ×4¼” or  6.5×11 cm) was the same as the existing 116 film format but the negative stock was wound on smaller spools in order to fit smaller cameras. […]

How kodak lenses were produced

EASTMAN KODAK JIFFY + Kodak vest pocket

  Rochester Precision Optics This is a great historical film for any optics or camera buffs. In 2005, Rochester Precision Optics was formed after acquiring the assets and intellectual property of Kodak Optical Imaging Systems. This business was originally known as Kodak Hawk-Eye Works. It was established in 1912 for the design of optics after […]

Large format COLOR POLAROID ALTERNATIVE

Direct Positive RA-4 Reversal Prints

  Direct Positive RA-4 Reversal Prints. ft. Joe Van Cleave   A recepie You can make reasonable prints from some transparencies using Endura paper itself in a modified RA cross process. This is not for everyone, but is doable. The prints are rather high in contrast and have some mottle, but most low key scenes […]

Bronica Product Guide For different type of Zenza Bronica models

Zenza Bronica

Bronica Product Guide AD-180B5m Dated 5/74 (Cover Photograph) Bronica Deluxe (“D”) The Bronica Deluxe or “D” model camera was introduced in 1960 by Zenza Bronica. As the forerunner of an unbroken series of 2 1/4 square SLR cameras, it incorporated many design features still not found on competitive equipment after more than 16 years. The […]