Fujifilm Instax Mini Monochrome

Fujifilm continues to believe in Instax film format and definitely will be supported in this by a sales trend that is growing and is now reported to be a very substantial part of the turnover of the company. No wonder then that they periodically release new updates of Instax cameras line and that Instax films are very easy to find even in those stores that do not treat anymore analog materials; recently, though, a nice jolt was given to the…

SGF Pink O’ Chrome

Six Gates movies (SGF) is an all-Italian initiative aimed to recovery and remarketing of special and rare films which are bought in stock and resold wirewound on a new package created ad hoc; the offer is quite wide, ranging from color to black and white, positive and negative with some specialties like this Pink O’ Chrome: for purchases and to check availability, which are inevitably variables it is good to visit the SGF site or contact the Puntofoto shop in…

Maco Eagle TCS

With this article we inaugurate a series of proof of use of films designed for video surveillance, trying to assess the main characteristics and applicability for use in the field of photography. The first review is dedicated to Maco Eagle TCS, a color negative film purposed to monitoring traffic infringements; But why choose a film of this type to take normal pictures? If we consult the manufacturer’s fact sheets we discover that some of the key features of this kind…

Lomography CN800

Lomography CN800 is the kind of film for which most of the available shots are performed with toycameras (made by the same Lomography and not), thus not easy to get a precise idea of qualities and defects and perhaps highlighting especially the latter; It is therefore worth some testing with a more powerful and precise system to see how far you can go with a film of this type in terms of image quality and reliability. This is useful also…