Everything Above ISO 1600 Looks the Same, Stop Complaining About It

Photographers tend to look for the stupidest reasons to complain about anything, like photos above ISO 1600.

In the past year, we started doing something most other photographers don’t with images at ISO 1600 and above: we started printing. Printing is arguably the best thing we can do when it comes to making images. Printing helps make our images manifest and gives them a different look that can’t be experienced behind a screen. Just the other day, a friend and former colleague came into my office and looked at prints that we’ve made at ISO 6400 and above. And she said something absolutely amazing to me.

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Fuji Natura 1600 is the “Best 35mm Color Film” You Need to Shoot NOW

The Fuji Natura 1600 film is probably one of the best color negative films you haven’t heard of or shot with. 

Whether you’ve just started shooting with film or have been an ardent analog lover for years, you better make this rare film a top priority. Fujifilm’s Natura 1600 is legendary for all the good reasons. But if you want to experience it, you better be quick, because Fujifilm has recently axed this film and it will very soon be out of our grasps.

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Ka Wing Falkena: Street Photography with Kodak Tri-X

All images by Ka Wing Falkena. Used with permission.

Ka Wing Falkena is a Dutch photographer from Amsterdam who got into the art form by befriending a number of professional photographers who did a lot of street photography. “It was a bit scary in the beginning, but when that feeling was gone, I actually felt quite good.” he says in an email to the Phoblographer. “Walking on the street, only having to concentrate on light, composition and the subjects surrounding me, made me really relaxed. When I noticed that, I started doing it more and more.”

He’s been shooting for four years now, and tries to dedicate some time each day to the craft.

Like many of you, Ka Wing is a lover of Kodak Tri-X. But he tends to push his film quite a bit as he finds that it suits his creative vision.

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