Home. I started it all at my home, whether to test a camera or just documenting my daily life. Home is where I spent my days and in the past few months, I started to use a pinhole camera which is Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator. So it's fair to say that my pinhole playground is my one and only home. I just love it!
When I’m at home, I just do nothing but lazying around and surf into the online world.
But that’s the present day. In the last six months of my life, I was writing my master thesis, and to document my activity, I decided to capture all my writing activity using this pinhole camera.
When I get bored I just take out my Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator and I just put down somewhere in my home then let the light come through into the camera. I usually expose about 30 minutes until 1 hour, depends on the lighting condition.
My favorite about my home as Pinhole Playground is I just love to capture my activities in my bedroom — whether I’m just playing with my computer or scanning negatives. I like how the Diana Multi Pinhole Operator captures my room.
Home life, I know this from a John Mayer song. I think Home Life is the perfect caption to represent these pinhole images that were taken in my home and to document my home life activities is quiet something, I know it’s not much but think again, what you all doing in your home? Every day? To me is something to remember.
So this is my Pinhole Playground. How about yours?
<i>Editor's Note: The past several years saw <b><a href="http://www.lomography.com/homes/maliha">Maliha</a></b> frequently moving from one place to another, a sort of nomad who likes the thrill of starting anew and finding her place in every city she stays at. In the last decade she has spent in the USA, Maliha has stayed at six different cities in five different states. Currently, Maliha is based in Denver, Colorado, and "Transient Living," a new series in the Lomography magazine, documents her experiences and the ways that she has come to call this city her home.</i>
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