Spring has sprung, and there is more infrared radiation in the sunlight. You can tell because it’s warm! I’ve been saving some infrared film in the freezer since last summer, and I’ve finally had a chance to shoot it in my dedicated infrared camera – a Mamiya C220 TLR. In the past I’ve shot infrared […]Read more "Infrared Week Part 1"
Not too long ago, I excitedly blogged about obtaining a Mamiya C220 TLR. I’ve now taken it out for a spin with some colour film in it. Most of these pictures were taken weeks ago, but I’ve only just got around to uploading them. There’s nothing groundbreaking, but I like all of them for different reasons […]Read more "More from the C220"
Released 1968 I bought this TLR for the purpose of shooting infrared. Sure, I’ve got lots of other cameras that can do that, but with an infrared filter over the lens you can’t see anything in the viewfinder. With a TLR, the viewfinder uses a separate lens and you can still see what you’re doing without having […]Read more "Mamiya C220"
Sprocket holes in 35mm film are usually outside the boundary of the picture. But the other day, Paul showed me some of his pictures taken on an Ilford Sporti 4 which include the holes in the picture and it got me thinking*. I decided to run some 35mm film through my LOMO Lubitel and see […]Read more "Sprocket holes"
I’ve been on a bit of a rampage with vintage cameras lately. Not content with three “boring” Canon 35mm SLRs, I recently acquired a late 1950s Paxette point’n’shoot and a mid 1950s Conway box camera. The Conway was my first foray into the world of medium format, and I like it. Only days after developing […]Read more "New camera: Lomo Lubitel 166"
For some time now I’ve been wanting to get into medium format photography. I have the right developing stuff to process the films myself, but unfortunately no way of scanning the negatives without buying a flat-bed scanner. But my colleague Paul offered to scan 120 roll film if I processed it first. With this barrier […]Read more "New camera: Coronet Conway Synchronised"