Articles

  • Finding a Mystery Gift Inside Another Gift

    written by linuxbcn on 2014-03-05 in #lifestyle
    Finding a Mystery Gift Inside Another Gift

    My good friend Joan, with my passion for analogue photography in mind, gave me a great aluminum roll holder. She found it at the Encants Market, the largest flea market in Barcelona, and I discovered that it was carrying another gift inside.

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  • PictureBCN: A New Way to Get Decorative Pictures

    written by linuxbcn on 2014-01-16 in #lifestyle
    PictureBCN: A New Way to Get Decorative Pictures

    As you well know, photographs are increasingly used as decorative elements. Thus, little by little, we see pictures of all sizes and wall brackets in exquisite dining rooms, bedrooms, shops, hotels, offices and the like. Now, a new initiative of two photographers from Barcelona puts within your reach, artistic pictures taken and ready to hang.

  • The “Jaleo”, or the Menorca Horse Festivals

    written by linuxbcn on 2013-09-19 in #world #locations
    The “Jaleo”, or the Menorca Horse Festivals

    This summer I have been to Menorca, my favorite island, for the zillionth time. Not only am I really curious about its beautiful and idyllic coves, but also about the way every village on this super Mediterranean island celebrates its fiestas. First celebrated in the 14th century, the Jaleo consists of making horses dance among the crowd while an orchestra plays the same song over and over again.

  • Lomography Konstructor, First Impressions

    written by linuxbcn on 2013-07-09 in #reviews
    Lomography Konstructor, First Impressions

    After being one of the first lucky ones to mount the new Lomography Konstruktor, I could not wait to get outside to shoot left and right. Here I explain my experience with this new camera, the first SLR Lomography in the first few rolls I could shoot.

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  • Lomography Konstruktor: I Was the First to Mount it (and Get it to Work)

    written by linuxbcn on 2013-07-09 in #reviews
    Lomography Konstruktor: I Was the First to Mount it (and Get it to Work)

    A few days ago, I met with Pasquale who came to visit the Lomography shop in Barcelona. I announced that on June 18, I do not want to miss the presentation of the latest addition to the Lomography brand. Out of curiosity, I asked him what it was. Pasquale, resisting much, gave me some clues. Finally seeing my enthusiasm, he told me that I would be one to get the first few units to arrive in Barcelona. In return I promised to try and make this short review.

  • Maintenance DIY Camera: Replacing the Sealing Foam to Prevent the Reels From Degrading

    written by linuxbcn on 2013-04-17 in #gear #tipster
    Maintenance DIY Camera: Replacing the Sealing Foam to Prevent the Reels From Degrading

    Most analog cameras have a black foam type material to isolate the light of the enclosure which houses the reel. This prevents light from leaking and to ensure the reels' integrity. Since this material degrades over time, here I explain a simple trick to replace this item with another alternative.

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