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Fuji Neopan Acros

Goodbye Fuji Neopan Acros

It’s been reported that Fuji is officially discontinuing all black and white films and papers with Fuji Neopan Acros being discontinued in October 2018. I’ve read rumors that the production equipment has already been dismantled and they’re just selling off their remaining inventory. The amount of available Acros may already be finite. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This hits me in a weird sort of way. For starters Acros developed in Xtol is the first real combo I feel in love with. Great for read more

Red Rock Canyon, NV

Las Vegas on Velvia Part 2 – Red Rock Canyon

Like I said in Part 1 – Lights!, this was shot on Velvia 100 of unknown age. Stored in a garage fridge that freezes in the winter, it aged somewhere between 5 and 15 years.

Living in Michigan is a very flat earth experience. No in the “whole earth is flat” way, but the landscape here is rather featureless compared Pennsylvania or upstate New York. There are some hills and sand dunes and stuff in places, just not where I’m at. I was super excited then to go out and see some read more

Fuji Neopan Acros film

Fuji hikes prices (again) and rumored disinterest in film.

Japan Camera Hunter has an article about Fuji’s announcement to raise prices. Initially I started reading this article to see just how much prices were going up. To my surprise the article not only mentioned the 10% price hike but also went on to speculate that Fuji is trying to wind down its presence in the film market read more