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AuthorBill Manning

Host and Executive Producer for Studio C-41

An Update for 2020

2019 has been an amazing year. I want to thank all of our guests and listeners. January has been a quiet year but, that doesn’t mean we’re on vacation! We’ve been super busy!

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Kodak and Reflex Collab?

Upon reading a transcript of Kodak’s Q1 2019 Earnings Call, I came across a name I had not expected to see: Laurence Von Thomas, founder and lead designer the funded Kickstarter of Reflex.

Yashica Enters Film Camera Market

Just a day after releasing my prediction on Yashica possibly releasing a film camera, we’re seeing images from the Escura Instagram page releasing the first images of Yashica’s lineup of cameras prior to the official announcement.

The Only Darkroom Timer You’ll Ever Need

Bill Manning has a one-on-one interview with Can Çevik, the creator of MAYA darkroom timer. Can shares his story how his a broken darkroom timer led to designing a new timer on his own. He then reaches out for feedback from darkroom photographers and has a new take on a device that has not been really seen worth changing.

Lomography Store Closings: The Truth

We saw on recent news that Lomography closed their London store front and its Paris location at the end of February. These recent closings concerned many in the film industry and sparked murmurings that Lomography was in financial turmoil. However, these murmurings could not be further from the truth.

We are Giving Away Over $100 in Free Film!

I’ve mentioned it on a couple podcast episodes and I sincerely apologize for the delay! However, the day has come! We just announced the film giveaway. Before we get into the rules, I want to send a very special ‘thank you’ to the awesome people at Kodak Alaris for putting this amazing kit together to give away!