Bonus: Casino and CineStill

CineStill 800.  What a wonderful film, an emulsion I found when looking at this project for the first time late last year.  I thought it would look great when shooting the interior of one of the local casinos, the Mohegan Sun casino just down the river from where I live.  I took a short tax…

It’s the Hasselblad X-Pan for Roll 24

I’m still finding the focusing on the X-Pan to be a bit tricky. The screen is much darker than my Hasselblad 500 CM. Out of a roll of 36, these were a few of my favorites made in and around the Portland Saturday Market.     I also walked around parts NW and SW Portland…

Trees

Trees can be vertiginous reaching straight up to sky, although some have limbs that are twisted and seem to wave instead. There are trees that have bark which is thick and hard, whilst others have thin mottled skins that flakes off. Grass trees on the other hand really have no bark at all. Trees are…

Borrowed Jana’s Anamorphic Vermeer Pinhole

Jana kindly let me borrow her camera. Maybe I’m just not good at winding the film in the camera.  Its easy for it to get really loose on the winding roll, so you have to change film in a dark bag.    She also put some gaffer’s tape around the outer rim to seal out light…

Don’t move!

Invariably, there is a film that has been sitting in the fridge for a while needing a camera to roll in. It could be treasured a bit longer, left in that dark trove and not moved, but the world has called. Somehow it seems like the perfect film for pinhole, with its fine grain, high…