Diarama we keep in the library.

Roll 4: Equipment test roll.

I accidentally bought a Nikon F100 from Ebay.  I guess no one else wanted a camera with a scratched lens but it got even cheaper since the seller didn’t notice the wrinkled shutter and floppy meter selection switch.  To test the shutter and other features I ran a roll of long expired Tmax 400 through…

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Week 6 – redscale

Things have been busy, but I haven’t forgotten my projects. For week 6, I decided to try some redscale. I had intended to use my Lomo LC-A, but its single sprocket did not want to play nicely with my home-spooled film. In the end I settled on my Yashica Autofocus S. I have been trying…

Me in the window.

3D Sputnik in a garden shop

A few weekends ago I went out looking for stuff to shoot with a friend of mine and we happened upon a shop that has lots of metal sculptures for your yard.   It was perfect for shooting with my Sputnik. I am part of a few traveling boxes of medium format 3D slides, and getting…

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Speed Graphic and Aero Ektar

A friend lent me his Aero Ektar lens a while back.  He had it on an odd hacked up Speed Graphic, which I used, but I also got a lensboard and put it on my Speed Graphic the way that most people do it. The appeal is the wide f/2.5 on 4×5 film, which gives…

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Two 4 One

My week 8 was busy with work, computer problems and getting out on the weekend. One very fun event was to go the Victoria première of a feature film Two 4 One playing at the Victoria Film Festival. I was invited to the reception, where I took these photographs. A synopsis of the film from its website reads:…