Natalie B.

I'm a casual, amateur photographer from Poland. Shooting exclusively on film since 2009 just because I like it.

Natalie B.'s Posts

30 April, 2024

5 frames with Fomachrom D II 20

By Natalie B.

Most photographers today know Foma from their black and white film but there was a time when the Czech company produced colour as well. The exact information about it is scant b...

18 November, 2020

5 frames with an Agfa Optima 1535 Sensor

By Natalie B.

In my never ending quest of looking for new cameras to try out I tend to mostly look for overlooked "hidden gems", models that for one reason or another are not the focus of any...

11 May, 2020

Mamiya DSX 1000B Review

By Natalie B.

In the modern day, the Mamiya name is pretty much synonymous with medium format cameras. Some film photography enthusiasts might not even know that the company also produced man...

10 January, 2020

Voigtlander VSL 1 review

By Natalie B.

The Voigtlander VSL 1 is a camera with an interesting and somewhat complicated history. It was originally launched in 1971 as Zeiss Ikon SL706, the last camera of that famous co...

18 October, 2019

5 Frames with a Praktica FX3

By Natalie B.

I bought the Praktica FX3 for one reason - to try an SLR with a waist-level viewfinder without spending a lot of money. I didn't need one with a lens since I already had some M4...

28 August, 2018

5 Frames with a Smena Symbol

By Natalie B.

Despite shooting film for almost nine years now, until recently I have never taken a picture on black and white film. It just wasn't my thing. But when I got two rolls of Ilford...