This is a concept I’ve been working on. Instead of taking travel photo’s we decided to take some travel GIFS. I still need to play a bit more with the speed of the GIFS but I think this concept has a lot of potential. The following travel GIFS were taken at the popular tourist spots in Paris, France. Also thanks to gfycat these aren’t the usual bandwidth eating monstrosities.
Here are some photo’s I played around with keeping some type of design in mind. I think it worked out. It’s not even that I don’t think the photos are strong enough to work on their own, but I like to approach things from another angle sometimes to keep it interesting.
The following are taken with my golden half and its plastic lens. I don’t remember the film which was either Hema film ( Dutch department store branded film) or Fuji Superia. Taken all over the place in Europe. Because the golden half is a half frame camera it is easy to take a lot of photos as you get 72 exposures of a normal roll of 36 frame film.
It’s nice when you’ve visited a city so often you don’t even know how many times you have been there. It is without a doubt my favourite city in Europe. This time I took my Sprocket Rocket and some superia film along.
Louvre at night and in the winter. When I take exposures at night, its normally about 4 seconds. Negative film is pretty forgiving.
A long exposure of the merry-go-round at the bottom of Sacra-Coeur in Montmartre. This was also in the movie Amelie ( I know the title is longer, but I don’t feel like typing it, even though now, it would have been shorter to just type it).
Graffiti of Belleville, I always try to seek out new neighbourhoods when I visit Paris and this time it was Belleville and its street art.
I also made a lenscap out of cardboard so I can take multiple exposures by covering half the lens. I will write a blogpost once covering exactly what and how I did that. but this is the result of that experiment. And below another example.
I’ve got 3 more shots from the same roll but not in Paris. The following were taken in Eindhoven during Carnival in the Netherlands. This is mostly celebrated in the south of the country due to its Catholic history. It’s not really the same though as its south American cousin, but something fun in its own way.