Friday, November 19, 2010

Film Photography Podcast Journal / Episode 21 / November 19, 2010

Film Photography Podcast / Holga Polaroid montage

Living in the Plastic Age: Topics include Holga, Vivitar PN2011 and plastic cameras, 110 film update, testing the Ansco Pioneer 616 camera, three big giveaways and more. Hosted by Michael Raso with Duane Polcou and John Fedele.

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2009 pdnPHOTO Expo - New York
above: Eastman Kodak's Scott R. DeSabato - shot on Kodak 400asa 110 film (Pentax Auto 110 camera)

Discussion of 110 film and the amazing Pentax Auto 110 camera

“After the success of Kodak's 126 cartridge "Instamatic" cameras, 110 was introduced in 1972 to take advantage of improvements in film allowing smaller format negatives. The first Kodak cameras being branded Pocket Instamatic.”

Kodak Kodachrome 64 - 110 Film

Camera Nerd - Pentax Auto 110
above: Joe Kolbek with the Pentax Auto 110

Toy Camera discussion includes HOLGA 120N (w/ Polaroid back), the Meikai 4553SSN and the Vivitar PN2011

Holga 120N

Emily Savill's Vivitar PN2011

Photographing the Southwest: Volume 1 - Southern Utah

Photographing the Southwest: Volume 1 - Southern Utah

Tips on what to look for when purchasing expired Polaroid film.

FPP’s new You Tube Channel!

Ansco Pioneer 616 camera test
The camera was designed by New York-born industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss who had made telephone designs for Bell Telephone Laboratories before. Kodak introduced 616 film in 1932. The film is 70mm wide. YouTube segment from the show (below)

Film Photography Podcast / Ansco Pioneer 616 camera

(above) Duane prepares to test the Ansco Pioneer (with massive 50+ year old bulb) on space suit protected subject – Joe Kolbek (below)

Film Photography Podcast / Ansco Astronaut

Contest Giveaways!

This month we’re giving away:

Kiev 6C 120 camera

Vivitar PN2011 35mm camera

Plastic Cameras: Toying with Creativity (book) by Michelle Bates

PLASTIC CAMERAS Toying with Creativity by Michelle Bates

To enter our camera giveaways, please send your name, address and a small bit about yourself (and your photography) to FilmPhotographyPodcast (at)

Please put the name of the giveaway in your e-mail header and please remember that if you wish to enter more than one contest, you’ll have to send a separate e-mail for each one.

Til next week, this is Michael Raso signing off!

Film Photography Podcast / Kiev 6c camera test
Portrait of me – shot by Duane using the Kiev 6C camera.

Special thanks to Dan Domme, Emily Savill, Rob Nunn and you, the podcast listener!

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