Tag Archives: analogue

Views from the Roof(s)

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)

My Love Affair with the Diana Glass Lens Continues

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

Apparently I’m Frugal With Film Developer.

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.

The Results from Yesterday’s Scans

So yesterday I raved about how much I love scanning slide film.  Today I’ll share some of the results from the roll.  As I alluded to yesterday, shooting slide film in my neck of the woods often results in a painfully long wait for processing.  I shot these through September and early October and only got them back yesterday.  It is what it is.  We live in an age of instant gratification through digital means and while that has its benefits, it can be frustrating for us film shooters. Continue reading The Results from Yesterday’s Scans