Category Archives: Analog

Soundcheck on film

Last weekend I was covering a rock concert. I was shooting video but I found some time during soundcheck to shoot a roll of film with the Nikon F801s and the 50mm f/1.4 lens. I had to push Ilford HP5 at ISO … Continue reading

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Velvia II 4K slideshow

This is the second part of my Velvia slideshow video. Images taken  with the wonderful Fuji Velvia 50 slide film. All images were taken with the Plaubel Makina 67 and Mamiya 645 Pro TL cameras.  c)2018 Konstantinos Besios. All rights reserved. … Continue reading

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Exploring Sprocket Rocket camera

A special film camera for today’s pos, the Sprocket Rocket. . It’s made from Lomography (I also used to own the Holga 120WPC medium format panoramic pinhole camera, Lomo Products are great toy cameras with a distinct look on their … Continue reading

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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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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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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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At Meteora with Nikon F801s and Ilford HP5

Meteora is a unique and wonderful location located above the city of Kalabaka, GREECE. I have visited and photographed Meteora many times and have used every possible combination of cameras and lenses. This time I had with me the Nikon … Continue reading

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