Birds – double exposure

I don’t normally do single image blog posts but, this double exposure I took with the fujipet toy camera is hard to ignore.

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“The photographer is always trying to colonize new experiences or find new ways to look at familiar subjects – to fight against boredom. For boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other.” Sontag, on photography, page 42

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Birds – double exposure

Stuff I saw at Lumsdale and Stanage edge

On Saturday I did some fmp preparation by using two toy cameras in the winter sunlight around the peak district. Much underexposure in the shadows, even with pushing the film two stops. Have to look into long exposures with the holga, maybe rig up a shutter release.

 

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Fujipet – lumsdale
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Fujipet – lumsdale
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Holga – Stanage edge
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Holga – Stanage edge
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Holga – Stanage edge
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Holga – Stanage edge Trig point
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Holga – Stanage edge
Stuff I saw at Lumsdale and Stanage edge

Stuff I saw in Nottingham with a Fujipet EE

Yet another ebay find. It is essentially a fixed lens toy camera (think fuji holga). The electronics are dead but they did nothing more than move a aperture disc inside, a very narrow f stop at that. The shutter is similar to a holga, and disassembly is similar too.IMG_20171009_144321647

Anyway here is my test roll from around Nottingham today between coffee, beer and ‘States of America’ exhibition at the contemporary.

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Stuff I saw in Nottingham with a Fujipet EE