Posts Tagged ‘analogue’

I recently found my Diana Mini toy camera sitting in a drawer with a roll of film which had been in there since Canada last year. I shot the last roll all in square format, so this time I decided to try the half-frame option which crams two exposures onto every frame. (more…)

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…)