2010, on a Saturday evening. We drove, two friends and me, to the Petit Minou lighthouse, at the end of Brest Harbor, in Brittany. After that, we went separate ways. But the lighthouse, the waves and the cloudy sky were the beginning of it all. Nikon FM3A , Nikkor 180mm – Rollei ATP1.1
Mc Pherson Square Station / Washington DC – Voigtlander Bessa-R Color-Skopar 35mm RPX 100 – Pyrocat HD 1:1:100 Navigate through the publications
For over ten years, my father has been exclusively using one type of photographic developer: PMK (Pyrogallol-Metol-Kodalk). The only thing I knew about it was that it was highly toxic and volatile. Even its name sounded dangerous to me. That is probably why I unconsciently decided never to use it. And that is what I did… until now. […]
Strasbourg botanical institute – Minox 35 GL – TMAX 400 pushed at 800 ISO in Caffenol A picture from last year from the Strasbourg botanical institute, under a heavy June sky, with my always available and reliable Minox 35 camera. It is also my first attempt to push TMAX 400 in Caffenol.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Bessa R / Color Skopar 35mm – Rollei RPX100 / D76 1+1
Canal Saint-Martin, Paris – Voigtlander Bessa-L / Color Skopar 35mm – Kodak TRIX 400 Homemade PC Stock
April 16, 1945, the Soviet Union engages the last Nazi forces in what would be called later the Battle of Berlin. World War II is at an end. The American army is rushing towards the East, and enters the little town of Jena, 160 miles southwest of Berlin, heavily bombed by the allies. Knowing the War was […]
In 2004, my father travelled to Ukraine often enough to gather all sorts of cameras from thrift stores and garage sales. He ended up at the Kiev Arsenal and discovered a personal heaven. It is a concentration of the Soviet industry’s best products: Kiev cameras and lenses. He brought back a Kiev 35A (a Minox […]