Tag Archives: Ilford FP4

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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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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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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The Dock (8×10 large format pinhole)

My latest image taken with the 8×10 large format pinhole camera. This is a 12 seconds exposure with Ilford FP4 Plus film. I was really surprised by the sharp rendering of the dock given the fact that pinholes are not … Continue reading

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8×10 pinhole landscape

Image taken with my 8×10 large format pinhole camera, a 15 seconds exposure using Ilford FP4 film. Developed with R09 developer. I always enjoy viewing the huge 8×10 negative, despite the very unsharp look of the pinhole. I already made … Continue reading

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Stairs

One more image taken with my pinhole 8×10″ large format camera. Its a 4 minutes exposure (I used the very helpful Pinole Assist app for my iPhone which does a splendid job of correctly calculating the exposure compensation for Ilford … Continue reading

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Cityscape with 8×10 large format pinhole

I was at the beautiful village of Galaxidi (Greece) and it was a good chance to take a picture with my 8×10 pinhole camera. At first, I thought of shooting a 8×10 Provia transparency, but it was mid day and … Continue reading

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8×10 large format Pinhole

This is my fourth sheet of 8×10 b&w film taken with my 8×10 large format pinhole camera. A tricky shot due to the very wide dynamic range of the scene. (8×10 large format pinhole camera, Ilford FP4, 240 seconds exposure) … Continue reading

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8×10 Pinhole, sheet No. 3

Continuing my exploration in the world of large format pinhole. My third exposed sheet of Ilford FP4 8×10 film, a seascape shot during sunrise. I am still waiting for a pack of Fuji Provia 8×10 slide film, and I wish … Continue reading

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8×10 pinhole

My second image taken with the 8×10 pinhole camera. Its a 145 seconds exposure taken with Ilford FP4 film. My meter showed 17 seconds, the Pinole assist app (for iPhone) I use , corrected exposure to about 70 seconds. I … Continue reading

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