CAMERA – Capta II

CAMERA: Capta II FILM: Kodak 160VC Expired 2001 TAKEN: September 2011 The Capta II is a strange beast. Made of bakelite, heavy and almost impossible to open, and elusive when searching the internet for any information. I’ve only used it once as now the red frame window is too foggy to look through and I’mContinue reading “CAMERA – Capta II”

TRIP – Ghent 2017

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35, Holga 120CFN FILM: Fomapan 400, Kodak Portra 400 Ghent may not be high on everyone’s list of places to visit, but as someone who has studied art history I knew I wanted to visit it for a while. Like an art historian’s pilgrimage, I wanted to see the Ghent Altarpiece, paintedContinue reading “TRIP – Ghent 2017”

ARCHIVE – Baby’s first film camera

Throw your minds back to 2007, and how difficult it was to buy anything online in Australia. Now imagine that you are 16 and don’t have a credit card but you really want this weird plastic camera that sounds like it was named after a Swedish milkmaid. That was me, looking to get a HolgaContinue reading “ARCHIVE – Baby’s first film camera”

TRIPS – Brighton 2017

CAMERA: Holga 120 CFN, Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic FILM: Kodak Portra 400, Instax Mini colour film Brighton was one of those places that people talked about all the time and is super easy to get to from London, yet it took me over 3.5 years of living here to actually get down there. IContinue reading “TRIPS – Brighton 2017”

PLACES – Kew Gardens

CAMERA: Holga 120 CFN, Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic FILM: Kodak Portra 400, Instax Mini colour film Working for a museum in London has many perks, the best being reciprocal free entry to museums, galleries, and some other fantastic (and fantastically expensive to get into) places. If I ever find myself at a loss forContinue reading “PLACES – Kew Gardens”

HOLGA 120CFN & Ilford HP5+400

CAMERA: Holga 120CFN FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 DEVELOP: Ilford chemicals, at home SCAN: Epson V700 I haven’t shot a roll of black & white film with my Holga for a while, so I took it out a couple of times to try and get a roll done. I also haven’t used HP5 before, I haveContinue reading “HOLGA 120CFN & Ilford HP5+400”