A couple of weeks ago, an old friend called in to drop off a box of old Russian rangefinders that had been languishing in his loft. As I already own a rangefinder or two, I decided to offer these cameras to the @EMULSIVEfilm community in exchange for ‘some film’. I put no limit on what was to be sent so long as the postage costs were covered.
After my post on Facebook, the cameras were snapped up in a few minutes. Next day, I posted them out to Canada, the US, the south of England and one was saved for my friend Iain. Continue reading →
This film started out in my Lomography Action Sampler sometime early last year. I’m not sure I’ve ever finished a film in that camera as usually, I don’t find enough opportunities to fill a roll. If you’ve not come across one before, the Action Sampler is all plastic and uses a clockwork, plastic mechanism to sequentially shoot through four (plastic) lenses onto one 36×24 image. Winding the film on also winds up the mechanism. Press the shutter, it whirs a bit and will shoot 4 images in a second or so (in an anti-clockwise pattern from top-left). Continue reading →
Overlapping nicely with the 52 Rolls project, last week saw the first ‘Shoot Week’ of the #FP4Party.The plan is to shoot a roll of Ilford’s iso125 stalwart during the second week of each of the next four months, posting the results during the fourth week. I chose the Lomography Sprocket Rocket, loaded up the film and shot it in a couple of days. Continue reading →