Diana Fail

In the category "things that can go wrong when shooting film",┬átodays example is forgetting to take the extra lens of the Diana Instant Back out of the Diana F+ when shooting with normal film. You should not forget to do that. I usually use the Diana F + with the Instant Back, because for my... Continue Reading →

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Ah Crap

So, what you shouldn't forget when using a Jobo Autolab 1500 is to actually put the drain hose into the drain. If you let the thing lean against the wall, all the rinsing water will be drained through the other hose, that is supposed to only draining the chemistry. All the rinsing water will empty... Continue Reading →

No Photo: New Years Holga

At my first attempt to take some pictures with my brand new Holga TIM, it turned out to be a true Holga. I happily shot a half roll of film on New Years Eve. Camera on a tripod, cable release on camera, snapping away at the fireworks. After processing my film, there were hardly any... Continue Reading →

B-mode Blues

In the ongoing Holga saga I accidently photographed in B mode for an entire, three week, holiday. Seven rolls of photos in various stages of blur were the result. 1. How on earth do I do this shit? 2. How is the Holga still my favorite camera when screw up so often with that thing?... Continue Reading →

Holga Saga II

It's always something, with those Holga's. Life with my favorite camera is not all roses. Some time ago, my green Holga seemed to have finally kicked the bucket due to a broken advance button, so I bought a new one. Of course, I took it on vacation and shot half a dozen rolls in country... Continue Reading →

Holga Saga I

With fantastic timing, a few weeks after it was announced that the production of the cameras would be stopped, my Holga gave up the ghost. A sad moment, because the Holga is high in my top five of all time favorite cameras. Even my digitally minded friends found it a cool thing, and nicknamed it... Continue Reading →

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