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The Horizon chewed my sprockets off...!

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  1. mafiosa

    mafiosa

    Extra cool with the torn sprockets!

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  2. saidseni

    saidseni

    With all that, these are the results? Changing film in your jacket?! Congrats, man!!! :))))

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  3. coca

    coca

    really cool album!!!

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  4. alburnkat

    alburnkat

    Wow!!!

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  5. lazybuddha

    lazybuddha

    Great work.

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The Horizon chewed my sprockets off...!

I had so many problems with this album that it's a minor miracle I got any shots to show at all. The decision to do EBS was spontaneous, and I didn't have my homemade splitzer-filter with me, so I improvised by taping a piece of card to the revolving gate at the front of the Horizon, nor did I have a changing bag, so I had to flip the film back from the redscale side inside my jacket, sitting on a park bench. On top of that, the tape at the end of the roll came off when I was flipping the film and got stuck inside the camera somewhere, plus I got a couple of screwed exposures because the speed-selector switch got knocked into the white position (= long exposure times), and, yeah, the film got partly mangled by the fierce teeth of the Horizon. All in all, it was not an experience I hope to experience again anytime soon ;-)

buckshot This photo was shot on film. Taken by buckshot with a Horizon Perfekt loaded with Kodak Ultramax 400 (35mm) film in Greenwich, London, United Kingdom. These tags describe this photo: history, maritime, landmark, longitude, meridian, homemade redscale, homescanned, splitzer, diy, medium format, ebs, and exposing both sides. Date: 2013-05-01. Time: Afternoon. This photo can also be found in the album Zero Degrees Longitude (Panorama EBS).

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