Tuesday, November 9

Film/No Photo Op

I've been shooting a lot with my Diana F+ using Fujicolor, Reala 100 120mm film. I'm yet to see the result as I have another 5 rolls to go through before picking a mail order lab and bankrupting myself for development costs. I love that about film though, the 'not knowing', the wait and then the surprise. 

With a toy camera the results are often surprising, and that's why I hand over some control to them sometimes and hope for serendipity.

So far I've taken portraits of my family with one roll and used a few 35mm rolls for self portraits and portraits of a friend whilst walking through St. Mary's cemetery in Leyton.

So, I've been doing more than iPhotography, but don't have much to show for it at the moment. In the meantime, while I click through my film and wait, I have a couple of iPhone pictures that I shared on my tumblr site (a page where I aggregate photos I like from other artists and my own) that I will share here too.

I'm sorry that they're so low res. They were both taken on Bonfire Night weekend during a trip to Derby where I was so distracted by the company of good friends and my walks down memory lane, that I didn't take more than a handful of photos. I will get around to uploading those soon, they're not great, but worth posting for posterity.

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