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…

Found films

One of the most pleasant surprises that you may have when buying a used camera is to find inside a film exposed but not developed; Obviously, the more the camera was aged more the thing becomes interesting. My passion for the films was created initially by browsing this site which lists hundreds of photos literally recovered from oblivion. Over time I have come across several times in films and tried to establish a development method that could guarantee reliable results…

Landscapes, interiors and some nudes

  Title Landscapes, interiors and some nudes Author Todd Hido Editions Aperture Year 2014 Format 19 x 25 cm Pages 128 Price 25.90 EUR Cover  Plastic colors ISBN 101597112976 This review is based on the Italian edition of the book, which is substantially just a translation of the content. A book full of pictures, decidedly preponderant than the text, which is part of a necklace designed by Aperture Foundation whose purpose is to reproduce in a volume the main elements…

Lomo ‘Instant Wide

At the time of the presentation of the original Lomo ‘Instant we expressed the desire to see the same camera also for Instax Wide film and now it seems that it has granted! Lomography is presenting today its new Instant Lomo ‘Instant Wide, a revised and enlarged version of the previous model (which is still in production) that seeks to expand flexibility, indeed quite limited, of original Fujifilm cameras family for Wide format. Available now for pre-order with expected delivery…