Author Archives: kbesios

Nikon F801s and Ilford FP4

The frequent readers of this blog know that I love rangefinder cameras. The Leica M6 and Plaubel Makina 67 are my  favorite and the ones that has stayed with me. I used to own a Fuji GSW690iii which I consider … Continue reading

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Infrared Photos February 2018

My most recent infrared images taken with Leica M8, Voigtlander Skopar 21mm f/4 lens and B+W 092 infrared filter. (Click on image to see large size) ©2018 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights Reserved. You can buy fine art prints from my … Continue reading

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Fine Art Studio Photography with 6×7 film

I consider myself mainly a landscape and travel photographer, it’s the kind of photography I like and practice mostly.But when your girlfriend is a talented portrait photographer with great Photoshop skills, eventually you will try to make a different kind … Continue reading

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Sunset

A short break from film, images shot during sunset with Sony a6300 and Nikon D800E. I really should have with me my film camera loaded with Fuji Velvia , but at present my film cameras are loaded with black and … Continue reading

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Velvia Slideshow 4K

Fuji Velvia is a legendary slide film . Introduced in 1990, it became the favorite film for landscape photography. The unique saturation and the way it renders colors has made it my favorite choice when I am shooting landscapes.  Velvia … Continue reading

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A panoramic 6×17 photo

The photo above (click on it to see large view) was shot with a Gaoersi 617 panoramic camera, Nikkor 90mm f/4.5 lens and Fuji Velvia 50 slide film. I used a LEE 2 stops ND Graduated filter. Aperture was f/22 … Continue reading

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At Meteora with E6 slide film

For today’s post, a collection of photos I have shot at the beautiful location of Meteora, GREECE with E6 slide film. My favorite slide film is Fuji Velvia 50, although I recently use the Velvia 100, which I also like. … Continue reading

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Infrared film

An infrared photo taken at the city of Kastoria with  Fuji GSW690iii camera and Rollei 400 IR infrared film. (click on image to see larger size) The GSW690iii is the best landscape film camera I have owned. A very simple … Continue reading

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Panoramic images with Gaoersi 617 and Nikon D800E

“Panoramic” is a short video I did a few years ago at Meteora, GREECE.  I wanted to see how the Nikon D800E would compare against my Gaoersi 617 panoramic camera.  I took a few photos with the Gaoersi and the … Continue reading

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Shooting at night with Ilford Delta 3200

After a long hiatus from film, I have recently returned to my favorite medium, and I almost exclusively shoot film these days. For the past month I shot only C-41 and E6 color films, but what I had really missed … Continue reading

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