A burning hot charcoal factory experience that ignited my inspiration for a few snaps. The visit to the factory was awesome, as it opened my eyes to a lot of new things that I didn’t know before.
I stepped foot on this interesting place last year, located right in the middle of a spectacular mangrove forest in Matang, Kuala Sepetang. My colleagues and myself drove for 2-and a-half hours down from Petaling Jaya to this old town near Taiping, where charcoals were produced. Our journey locating this place was filled with adventure as we found ourselves driving in circles and constantly stopping for directions.
We’re so glad that we manage to find the place; it was pure satisfaction, as we were awed by the existence and maintenance of such a large charcoal factory. Too cool! This is definitely going into my books of unforgettable experiences.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
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