Author Archives: kbesios
A few more street images taken with the Olympus XA camera, the smallest rangefinder camera ever made. A true pocket camera by all means. Although I have talked about this camera lots of times, I will shortly present some of … Continue reading
After postponing it for a long time, I had to clean the sensor of my Nikon D800E. It had come to a point where my digital images looked like a bad developed film with tenths of dirt spots. I used … Continue reading
As much as I enjoy shooting with good lenses which will provide me the quality needed for large prints (which I print very often), at the same time I really appreciate a lens that will reduce the size and weight … Continue reading
I recently got a few rolls of Fuji Superia X-TRA 400 film. I haven’t used this film for years, since I opted for more “pro” emulsions. But this film has a very vivid color and it tends to render scenes … Continue reading
One more roll film for today’s post, a Kodak Portra 160VC shot with the Plaubel Makina 67. I still have a few of these (now discontinued) films which are expired. Every time I scan a Portra film (and that of … Continue reading
This is one of the rare times I digitally intervene like this in a photo. (Original image) (Final image) The image was taken with the Plaubel Makina 67 using Kodak Portra 160VC film. Both a polarizer and B+W 110ND filters … Continue reading
After a few weeks of shooting almost exclusively film, it was time for a “digital break”. Although I took with me my 4×5 camera, the Plaubel Makina 67 and the Leica M7 (with the almost permanently mounted Voigtlander 15mm), I … Continue reading
A portrait I took a few years ago with the Leica M8 and Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f/1.5 lens. Post processed to emulate a wet plate. (c)2013 Konstantinos Besios. All rights reserved.
My large format camera is almost always with me when on a phot trip. Actually is in my car waiting of a subject worth of using it. As expected, most of the times I will choose another camera and will … Continue reading
A glorious sunset shot at Missolonghi, Greece. Taken with Fuji GSW690iii and Fuji Velvia 50 film. Exposure time was 120 seconds. (c)2013 Konstantinos Besios. All rights reserved.