Why I Shot Film & Digital in Iceland

Kirk Mastin
Dec 5, 2018 · 5 min read
Ryan, myself, and Bryan outside of the Harpa Opera House in Reykjavík. Shot with the Filmborn App for iPhone.
Hiking to a waterfall north of Reykjavík with Ryan and Bryan. Shot with the Filmborn App for iPhone.
Reflection of a mountain range outside of Helgafellssveit. Shot with on my Mamiya 7 with Portra 400 film.

Ricoh GR II: Concert Photography

The Ricoh GR II with optional optical viewfinder.
Fufanu performing at Iceland Airwaves. By Kirk Mastin, edited with Mastin Labs Ilford PanF preset.
Crumb performing at Iceland Airwaves. By Kirk Mastin, edited with Mastin Labs Ilford Delta 3200 preset.
Silfursalir at Iceland Airwaves. By Kirk Mastin, edited with Mastin Labs Ilford PanF preset

Mamiya 7: Carefully Composed Landscapes in Daylight

Mamiya 7 with 80mm f4 lens. This lens is equivalent to a 40mm lens for 35mm format photographers.
Tourists at Gullfoss. Shot with on my Mamiya 7 with Portra 800 film.
Soaking in Reykjadalur Hot Spring Thermal River. Shot with on my Mamiya 7 with Portra 800 film.
Bjarnafossvegyur, Iceland. Shot with on my Mamiya 7 with Portra 800 film.

iPhone: Spontaneous Photography

iPhone X with the Mastin Labs Filmborn App.

Real Film Side by Side with the iPhone Filmborn App

Left: Portra 400 Film pushed 2 stops. Right: Filmborn App using the Portra 400+2 preset.
Left: Portra 400 Film pushed 2 stops. Right: Filmborn App using the Portra 400+2 preset.
Left: Portra 400 Film pushed 2 stops. Right: Filmborn App using the Portra 400+2 preset.

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Kirk Mastin is the founder of Mastin Labs and Filmborn. He’s shot for The New York Times, LA Times, and National Geographic Adventure.

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