Water Puddle, Noguchi Garden, Agfa Vista Plus 400, and Zenit 412LS

Grainy, desaturated (with pale lavender tint), and very sharp Zenit 412LS has become my #1 favorite analog camera ever since I used it for the first time a couple of months ago. I love how it captures textures, and there is a beautiful yet undefinable quality no digital camera and photo manipulation can create. Combined…

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…

Kono! Rotwild CN 400 35mm film + Lomography LC-A+

Trying and learning new things . . . Living and treasuring each moment . . . Creating artifacts . . . Because nothing lasts forever The photographic equipment i used to create these images: Camera: Lomo LC-A+ Film: Kono! Rotwild 400 CN – 35 mm Save Save Save Save

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens

Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens Ease of use: ★★★★ Sharpness: ★★★★★ Versatility: ★★½ Recently, I had the pleasure of testing Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5X Macro Lens. The lens is not as tricky to use as  many people say. Simply bring the lens very close to the object you want to photograph. Using…

How to Find, Develop, and Refine Your Personal Photographic Style

Get ready for some simple, blunt, and effective tips A personal photographic style is something  – or some things – people can see in your works that “tell” them the photos are created by you. It’s something would compel your prospective client to seek you out and hire you. And, you no longer need to…

Impossible Project I-1 Camera + 600 Film

For those of you who are curious what kind of images Impossible Project I-1 camera creates, this post is for you. I got this camera during my trip to Japan. I wasn’t able to find I-1 films over there, so I used the Polaroid 600 Type films instead. It’s not the easiest camera to bring…

Creepy or Mysterious?: Closed-Up Room Stock Photo

I often turn my living room into a simple set (or two) for photo shoots … For this, I used a Classic Tile Floor Drop by Savage Universal, covered my chair and dress form with crumpled bed sheets, and hung some fabrics on my favorite Manfrotto background support. The Manfrotto background support is not exactly…

Lomochrome Purple (35mm and 120 mm)

I always wanted to try photographing things using Lomochrome Purple films. Here is what the Lomography website says about the film: “This color negative film gives you a surreal analogue experience with its color shifting abilities . . . Blue becomes green, green becomes purple, pink becomes yellow. Red tones stay red, which keeps natural…

Going Analog : Nikon N75 + Kodak GC/Ultramax 400

Karatsu Kunchi 2016 Trivia: This festival features floats called #hikiyama, the largest ones being 6.8 meters tall & 3 TONS in weight. This particular one was built in 1854 (yep, that’s not a typo). ~ o 0 o ~ Last month, I managed to find my very first analog camera. I abandoned it at my…