Archive for May, 2011

Lomography

Posted: May 5, 2011 in Photography
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This is the Diana Mini: a plastic box camera that originated in Hong Kong in the ’60s, prone to light leaks, blurring, oversaturation and a whole manner of other perceived “problems”. Due to the recent Lomography movement, however, toy cameras like this have experienced a surge in popularity, precisely because people are exploiting their unpredictable results. I actually gave Lindsay one for Christmas, only to discover that John had bought me one of my very own! Her name is Jane Badler…for obvious reasons.

I’ve finally gotten round to developing the first few rolls…more than half of which were unusable. (With the exception of those cheap, disposable cameras, I haven’t used film in…well, ever.) The following are the fruits of my fledgling efforts with analogue photography that kind of sort of turned out. (more…)

Journey’s End

Posted: May 4, 2011 in Photography
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Our last full day in Hong Kong…and last day together full stop. (more…)

Macau

Posted: May 3, 2011 in Photography
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Further border-hopping adventures: because one can never have enough passport stamps. (more…)

Kowloon

Posted: May 2, 2011 in Photography
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Victoria Harbour: from shore to shining shore. (more…)

Hong Kong Skyline

Coastal bays to mountain peaks: a geographical rollercoaster. (more…)