It started innocently enough. The photblogs and pro’s (and so did Robin Williams in Dead Poet’s Society) always say change your perspective. Try looking at things from different angles. Put the camera on the ground, above your head etc. Anyone who has seen many of my photos know I already do this, it’s something of a mantra for me, something I’ve tried to teach to my kids. Look at things from as many angles as possible. It opens up a world of possibilities. Continue reading Views from the Roof(s)
I’ve been neglecting one of my favourite cameras recently. So it’s time for a big shout out to my LC-A+ RL loaded with Ilford SFX 200 film.
Continue reading Time to give my LC-A+ RL some love
I can’t believe it’s been over a month since my last post. It’s so easy to get lazy and convince myself that I’m too busy to write a quick post. Bad John.
I’ve posted quite a bit about the glass lens for the Diana F+ camera. I’ve burned through a few black and white rolls of film and have been super impressed with the results. I don’t shoot much medium format colour film, that’s partially by choice and partly because where I live, it can take up to four weeks to get a roll back from the lab. I do my own B&W processing at home in my kitchen sink but that’s another story. I have developed colour film at home in the past and it’s really just as easy as black and white but I haven’t had a chance to replenish my supplies (read lazy).
On my recent trip to Las Vegas, I decided to try a roll of Lomo Xpro 200 colour film and this is where my light leak luck streak came to an end.
Continue reading My light leak luck streak is at an end.
As you may know, I’ve been having a wonderful time shooting with my Diana F+ with the new Glass Lens.
I think I can make it official; we were made for each other.
This has to be one of my favourite photos I’ve taken of my youngest son in a while… Continue reading My Love Affair with the Diana Glass Lens Continues
You would too if this was your view this time last week. Continue reading Oh No! John is complaining about the weather again.
Which is rather strange considering the amount of money I spend on film and cameras. I won’t bat an eye when I’m told a certain roll of film costs $20.00 or that one roll of slide film costs $15.00 just to develop, but I’ll try and squeeze the life out of 500ml of developer. Which means I usually end up with shots that look like this. Continue reading Apparently I’m Frugal With Film Developer.