After falling so far behind in this pinhole project, I finally have a handful of new shots to share.
I very well remember that one of the things in my bucket list this year is to resume my pinhole project called Ghost Employees, where I take photos of people (currently my Lomography Manila officemates) at work. I’ve fallen so far behind on this after I ran out of 400 ISO 120 films and kind of lost my drive to shoot (it’s no excuse, I know), but some months ago, I finally decided to just work with what I have and adjust accordingly.
A bunch of Lomography Redscale XR 50 – 200 rolls were all I had at the time, so I just tried leaving the shutter of the Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator open for a bit longer. It was my first attempt to shoot pinhole using redscale film and I was kind of worried that I’ll end up with really dark photos, but the ones I ended up with are pretty okay, I think:
While I think I should have captured more movement and a bit more definition of forms in some of the frames, I like how some of the photos show the big and small things — like desk decorations, LomoWalls, motivational posters, film photos — that we found comforting in a busy, restless place.
See the rest of the photos for “Ghost Employees” so far in this album!
So, what do you think? Also, do you also have a project that you’ve started or resumed this year? I’d like to know your thoughts with a comment below!
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The Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 120 gives you full control over your redscale images. With its extended ISO range, you can pick an effect that you want and set the ISO accordingly. Your images will exude a lovely retro feel. See our selection of Lomography films here.