My home town before i came to england. The house of my first holga's roll.
Valencia is one of the principal cities of Venezuela, a city that is highly recognized by his big industries and cold society . Culturally speaking Valencia is a city of big painters and sculptors, for photographers it is a city of beautiful landscapes but few resources for the development of photography as well. It doesn’t possess good quality photographic laboratories and what made me suffer was the lack of a 120 laboratory, being a holga the first lomo camera that I had.
In Valencia it is so much what we can do for lomo photography and so few resources to develop that it’s a challenge visiting her after going out to photograph her social and cultural life. Now that I have more experience with my lomo cameras, I’m waiting the perfect time to return and be able to show more of her.
Greetings from a Venezuelan lomo friend in England.
PD: the photos there are here was my first holga roll 120 and 35mm (you can see the lack of ductape) hahaha.
When touring circuses came to the Irish town of Strabane before the First World War broke, photographer Herbert Cooper was there to capture photographs of its performers outside the glare of the limelight.
I began 2015 with my first foray into the exciting world of analogue photography. With La Sardina in hand, I flew to Hanoi, Vietnam tentative, insecure, yet excited beyond words. How did I fare for my very first roll of film?
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During the long nights around Christmas, the China Light Utrecht Festival was held in my hometown. On our visit, I brought my trustworthy Nikon F80 to shoot some pictures. Finally, the rolls came back from the lab recently and I was stunned by the results!
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On a cold day in August, I took my LC-A+, Nikon FM, and Canon EOS 500, along with rolls of Lomography Earl Grey 100 and Kodak Vision 250D on a trip to Villa Epecuén in the Province of Buenos Aires, approximately 550 kilometers (341 miles) away from home.
My list of resolutions for 2015 consists of 12 projects, one for every month. March was for caffenol. You have probably heard of the amazing fact that you can develop black and white photos with coffee, sodium, and vitamin C. I had tried this before but with less than stellar results. Somehow, there's always something going wrong. Time to devote a few rolls to caffenol to finally get the hang of it.
Every year in the beginning of September, a small Italian town situated a few miles from my city of Como hosts an ancient fair dedicated to the Virgin Mary: the Fair of Our Lady of Rogoredo. This series of images fresh from my darkroom was taken using a roll of HP5+ film loaded inside my wonderful Horizon Perfekt.
Last Sunday, the local rugby team Rugby Como played the first match of the 2014-1025 season. Rugby is my favorite sport to photograph, and for some years I've been documenting almost every home match of this young team. This time I used a 1959 Zorki 5 camera with a vintage 1958 Industar-50 lens loaded with a timeless film, the Ilford HP5+ developed in a century-old developer, the mythical Rodinal. Take a look after the jump!
Last week, I received the strangest thing through my letterbox. It was a postcard with this photograph on 1 side. The photo is of me sitting by the sea whilst I was on vacation last year. But I have literally no idea who took this shot – That’s why I came here, to ask for your help on my search for my mysterious photographer and to try and get to bottom of the riddle they wrote me. Please help me if you can!