Mark Goslingstar in his Film and Toy Camera World

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One of the great things about photography is that we can look at the world and preserve that image on print instead of just looking at it again and again in our heads. Also, we can create a world as we’d like it to be – with everything just the way we like them.

Pinhole photographs by Mark Goslingstar

That is exactly the feeling you get when you look at these landscape shots from photographer *Mark Goslingstar*. Goslingstar hails from Carlisle in Northern England and he shares the view from his hometown through film cameras.

Aerochrome shots by Mark Goslingstar

His film photographs of many great types of scenery all have one thing in common – the texture of film. Goslingstar’s scenes in his film world are captured with different models of cameras like a Hasselblad 903, a Diana from the 1960s and a pinhole camera.

Infrared shots with the Diana by Mark Goslingstar

Mark’s experimentation with film photography yielded amazing results, specifically worth mentioning are his Kodak Aerochrome photographs and his infrared film photographs taken using his Diana camera. Indeed, his photographs have as much character as the cameras he used to shoot them.

You can see more photos from Mark in his Flickr photostream.

All information and photos used in this article were sourced from Mark Goslingstar’s Flickr photostream.

You may also want to check out these other artist features:
Lora Zombie's Colourful Dreams
Intricate Embroidered Photographs by Melissa Zexter
Film Photography by Clara P. N. Araujo
Film Negative Art by Nick Gentry
Curtis Wehrfritz Tells Stories with Daguerreotypes and Wet Plates
Warped Travel Snaps: Emulsion Lifts from All Over the World by Tanja Deuss

written by cheeo on 2014-03-10 in #lifestyle #film-photography #aerochrome #mark-goslingstar #infrared

2 Comments

  1. bsdunek
    bsdunek ·

    Looked at your Flicker site. All I can say is "WOW"! What wonderful images. You have inspired me to do more.

  2. chilledvondub
    chilledvondub ·

    Indeed some great work there, however I wouldn't dream of putting a roll of Aerochrome in a Diana the film is too rare and valuable to potentially kill in such a unreliable camera. Although in this instance it would appear it's paid off.

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