Fine Art Photography: Photographs Within Photograph

Even if it’s only once, I really must give this a try . . . These images are also part digital photography, part analog photography (KONO! Rotwild + Fuji Instax Wide), and part digital photo manipulation. The digital image was shot using Canon 5DS R with 70-200mm lens, lit with  Profoto B1 monolight + a…

[Fine Art Photography] Kimberly

Hybrid Photography: 40% digital photography + 40% analog photography + 20% digital photo manipulation I made a number of presets so I can repeat and automate the process. (And, in case you are wondering, the analog part of the photo was shot using KONO! Rotwild) Photographer and Retoucher: MIU VERMILLION Stylist: LEONID GUREVICH Hair Stylist:…

[Fine Art Portrait Photography] Anastasia

I ended up re-editing the photos I shot in a couple of years ago . . . approximately 15 photos or so per look . . . but, this time, with the “less is more” approach: Color-grading + followed by light cleanup, dodging, and burning, + toning. The only lighting I used back then was…

[Analog Photography] Adox Color Imposion

Adox Color Implosion: Grainy, with yellowish tint, and GRAINS! I love how to use it to shoot anything blue . . . in this case: the sky, blue jeans, water in a swimming pool . . . It adds a nice contrast and makes the image pops       Save Save

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…

Lomography 100 ISO Color Negative + Nikon N75

Sometimes, nice and simple shots are more than just enough Shot using my very first analog camera, ever . . . the one I bought at BestBuy many years ago, when I was taking Photography 101 class (the only photography class I ever took in my entire life). This camera is very easy to use….

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…

Lomography XPRO 200 ISO 35mm film (Cross Processed)

Not every photo we create needs to be our masterpiece But testing new films for no particular project can be a good learning experience . . . The camera and film I used to create these images: Nikon N75 35mm Film SLR Camera Kit with 28-80mm f3.5-5.6 Nikkor Lens Lomography X-PRO Slide Film 200 35mm…

KONO! Rotwild + Lomo LC-A+ Camera (Take 2)

Not as strong and “contrasty” as other people’s (and my own previous) shots . . . but I like them this way. More nostalgic than intense, with an added tinge of melancholy . . . [adinserter name=”Recommendation Ad”]

KONO! Kolorit 400 Tungsten + Zenit 412LS

I shot these images at noon on a sunny day, and took the lens off my SLR every couple of shots to fix my camera’s mirror (I love my Zenit 412LS; but, every once in a while, its mirror gets stuck). I thought I must’ve wasted the whole roll of film. But, I got the…

Dreamy and Sometimes Painterly Images Shot Using Diana F+ Camera

Diana F+ is a fascinating camera! It’s known to create distorted, saturated, and stylized images. Some of the photos I captured using this camera come out very painterly . . . very soft, and either streaked with light leaks, or decorated with very strong vignettes.  The rest, however, simply look very distorted. So far, my…

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…