Life and Death

2011-10-31 2

The stillness of an old cemetery is a good place to practice – slowly and surely with a Lubitel 2 camera.

Back in ye olde Victorian days a cemetery was built in Southampton (England).

Today it may look ramshackled and overgrown but it’s managed carefully to maintain it’s character and rich wildlife – apparently there are deer in here somewhere.

There are sweet little chapels with beautiful doors.

There are enveloping willows offering very peaceful resting places.

And all sorts of plantlife to discover in hidden nooks and crannies.

With some cameras you need to take things slowly – the Lubitel is one of those cameras and this is the perfect place to slow your pace and contemplate each shot.

The Lubitel 2 is an attention-seeker—from its top-down viewer, down to its stylish, black, metal body. Its signature Triplet T22 lens yields charming and distinctive medium format shots. Get your own Lubitel 2 now!

written by angie_lemon on 2011-10-31 #places #select-type-of-location #location #lubitel #urban-adventures

2 Comments

  1. hxloon
    hxloon ·

    Short and precise article! Love all the lomographs, green and calming.

  2. kingnate
    kingnate ·

    The 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 6th, are all amazing shots. Really well done.

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