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Landscape with Gaoersi 617 panoramic camera

(click on image to see large size). Landscape photo taken at Plastiras Lake with a Gaoersi 6×17 panoramic camera and Nikkor 90mm f/4.5 SW lens. My film of choice was an old Kodak Portra 160VC (now discontinued).  ©2018 Konstantinos Besios. … Continue reading

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Shooting with a 8×10 large format pinhole camera

A pinhole camera is actually a box with a small hole which allows light to enter on film. There is no lens or any mechanisms, just a light-proof box with a hole. I have shot pinhole cameras like the Holga 120 … Continue reading

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Sea Umbrellas

This is one of my favorite captures, sea umbrellas on a cold winter’s day. Image was taken with a Fuji GSW690iii camera and Ilford Pan F Plus film. (click on image to see large size) ©2018 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights … Continue reading

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Kastoria

A short video clip I shot at the beautiful city of Kastoria, GREECE with the Sony a7s. ©2018 Konstantinos Besios. All Rights Reserved. <br />

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Revisiting an old favorite: Ricoh GX200

The readers of this blog may remember that for quite some time the Ricoh GX200 was a favourite camera for me. An simple compact camera (well, not so simple for its era) which is about 10 years old now. Together … Continue reading

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Film Portrait with Nikon F801s and Ilford FP4

One more portrait from our recent studio session with films. This time with the Nikon F801s camera, Nikon 50mm f/1.4D lens and Ilford Fp4 black and white film. I really didn’t expect to get so good results from a 35mm … Continue reading

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Fuji GSW690iii with Fuji Velvia 50 film

As you can see from my latest posts, I have almost completely returned back to film photography.  That made me go back to my archives and notes, in order to remember things I’ve learned over the years of shooting film, … Continue reading

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Road Construction

A walk through a road construction area and a few infrared images. A kind of different subject than my usual infrared landscapes. As usually, I used the Leica M8 with the Voigtlander Skopar 21mm f/4 lens and B+W 092 IR … Continue reading

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Uncompressed RAW files with the Leica M8

The Leica M8 is 10 years old, yet it remains my favorite digital camera. I love shooting with rangefinders, and the M8 has served me well over the years, and still does. The sensor has a  very thing IR filter … Continue reading

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Plaubel Makina 67 with Kodak Portra 400

Images taken with Plaubel Makina 67 and Kodak Porta 400 film. For one more time, I have to say I am really impressed by the Portra 400 which is by all means, a superb film. Wonderful color, minimum grain for … Continue reading

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