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Harsh Winter Light

Winter in Seoul has some really nice low strong sun light when the sun is out. I found a couple of spots in Myeondong where the light was interesting and I all I had to do was wait.

 

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Enter the light

doneI loved the low winter light in Barcelona. The narrow alleys in El Barrio Gotico created different spots with beams of light that lasted only for a while until the sun moved on.

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Light leaks and you

lightleaks (3)Love them or hate them, but when you are a fan of older film camera’s these unpredictable elements are often a reality. I am myself caught in between. More often than not I prefer my images without light leaks, but sometimes, they do make an image better in an unpredictable manner.

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I have three cameras with light leaks, my Lubitel 2, Holga 120N and cheap older Olympus Mju 2. All of them except the Mju 2 I can tape up and make light leaks proof. Despite rolling my Mju2 in kilometres of tape, somehow light is still coming in through a hole that wasn’t the lens. In the end I resorted to buying another Mju2.

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Some opinions on Light leaks I found across the wide world of the web

“Yuck, how do I get rid of these things? Is there any hope or should I suck it up and buy a new camera?”
“I love my Holga light leaks, I often drop my cam on purpose in order to create more exciting and unexpected leaks. Does this work on kids too?”
“These non-visible lights are actually auras and gives us an insight into other dimensions and spirit worlds that communicate to us through light leaks and expired negative or slide film”

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