[Take Two] Not-so-new Shot, New Edit

Revisiting the images I captured a couple of years ago, and retouching them in a completely different style 💐 🌸 Model: @ksubelskaya (@casbahmodels) 🌸 Stylist: @masahiro_hiramatsu (@ysc_inc) 🌸 Hair Stylist: @akirahair 🌸 Make Up Artist: @makoto_nakai 🌸 Photographer and Retoucher: @MiuVermillion Shot using Canon 5D Mark iii with one light setup (Profoto B1 monolight with…

Washi X 400/135 Maskless CN Film

I was really sad when I found out this film has been discontinued by its manufacturer. (Actually, I’m still sad about it).  Look at the beautiful cinematic effect seen on these photos. If you follow my blog, you might have seen this place in one of my previous posts. See the whole lot of difference…

Tethered

If a circus trainer ties a baby elephant to a peg when it was too small and weak to free itself; no matter how large and strong the elephant becomes, it will continue to believe it cannot free itself from its shackle. It is something my younger self can relate. I photographed this series many…

The Willingness to Experiment and Look Stupid in the Process (but learn a lot from the experience)

When it comes to developing one’s personal photographic style, improving one’s skills, and avoiding stagnation . . . there are times when one needs to ignore common theories and try something different: Using unusual camera settings, pointing one’s monolight to the floor, moving the light around bit by bit, and take some test shoots. And,…

Rainy Day with Revolog Tesla 1

I always wanted to test Revolog Tesla 1 film on a rainy day. I figured that the film’s lightning-like special effect would look great with rain water and wet pavements. Revolog Tesla 1 is a 12-exposure ISO 200 expired 35mm film. According to the product description, blue or white flashes would appear on random spots…

Revolog Volvox Experimental Film

Many weeks ago, I had the pleasure of testing this incredible experimental film; and I’m completely in love with it! The resulting images are vibrant and surrealistic. You’ll never know how the images are going to turn out before you develop and scan (or print) the negatives. But, so far, I love every single image…