During a recent business trip to India I had one Sunday free to take some photos around town.
When I was on a holiday in San Francisco with my family we took a tour of the city on a double-decker bus. These are the photos I took from the bus. Well, except for the one above here which was probably my favourite one that I took that morning.
The height of the buss added an interesting perspective but the quality isn’t always great because I had to shoot through the bus window.
I took my wide angle pinhole Sharan on the road again. I used some Fuji Superia 200 and visited different places in Seoul. I guessed the exposure times and overexposed a number of the shots resulting in some color shifts. The photos that had too much of a color shift to fix I turned into black and white shots as you can see when you scroll down.
This was probably my favourite photo of the roll. If you look at the path you can see the movement of the various hikers moving from right to left, especially the one person in a purple jacket.
These photos really work much better than the original color version.
The white ghost like figure is a person in a bunny suit. The pinhole is so wide it even captured our shoes.
I’ve had the Lubitel for about 6 years now and I think I’ve shot a total of 6 rolls through it. That’s a pretty poor average. I just never really got the hang of it. It is missing some small pieces in the back leading to some lightleaks. I tape it up pretty well before shooting with it but even then light still manages to sneak in. But the whole photographic process is so different with a TLR that it still is kinda fun when using it. The exposures come out pretty well even though I don’t have a lightmeter and just guess most of the exposures.
So I threw in some Lomo 100 film in the Lubitel and took it out into Seoul for some photos. Surprisingly the Lomo roll was the cheapest roll of film I was able to find on the website I normally buy my film from. I am pretty sure that is not the normal Lomo pricing strategy.
Huge Buddha statue looking out over Coex Mall.
This statue made this this great recorded chant. It gave me an ephemeral feeling.
As in most photos you can see the lightleak in the top right of the photo.
I always like the aesthetic from the square framing that a TLR produces. Using a small magnifying glass in the viewfinder makes focussing a lot easier.