You know this usually happens. You go to the lab and you don't feeling like scanning all the negatives. When you go again to pick up the results you get upset. Just a few were saved. But shouldn't be us who decides?
Yesterday I decided to organise my negatives. It was Spanish day and I don’t feel like watching the army parade. So I started labelling my rolls. Suddenly some of pictures I saw were strange to me. I checked it once, twice… uhmm, I don’t remember having this! These rolls were there for 2 years and some of the pictures hadn’t been seeing. So I decided to scan the negatives. They were destroyed as I’m not the most organised person in the world. Scratched, full of fingerprints … what a disaster. The first one made me almost give up but I went on. Some of the pictures were not good enough but who is the one that decides a picture isn’t worthy to be shown? Some of them, even with the light leaks, the scratches and the fingerprints look good enough to submit an entry or at least, create a “mistaken album”.
Some were taken with an Holga using 35mm film without back, others simply 120 films.
This is for beginners: when you take your films to the lab, check you have everything done. Sometimes they take the decision of killing your pictures!
Wlotzkas Baken - The Fishermen Houses When you are almost near Swakopmund, following the road of the coast frm Hentiesbaai, just in the middle ofthe desert, you see some colours on the horizon. There, you'll find the most strange village you'll probably see in your life
My Friend Azurblue Personally Azurblue had to be interviewed for My Friend blog. She was the first person who liked one of my pictures when I was already in love with her faboulous coloured pictures and her great locations. Maybe that's why I consider Azurblue one of my favorite lomographers.
Solitaire Where you can find life in the middle of the desert and the thirsty car finally breathes.
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