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Footwear Legends

Footwear Legends

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 in Publications | 0 comments

I came across our anonymous photographer while working on a project. She didn’t announce herself as a photographer but while talking to her I was struck by her keen inside into street work and photography in general. I asked her if she does any work of her own and she told be about Footwear Legends. While most street photographers would focus on...

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Epson R2880 with Ilford Gold Fiber Silk

Epson R2880 with Ilford Gold Fiber Silk

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in Photoshop | 3 comments

After having it on my to-buy list for a couple of years I finally went ahead and got the Epson R2880. The initial reason I wanted one was to print better quality digital negatives for my Vandyke brown process (see http://blog.theodoorthomas.com/van-dyke-brown-part1/). However I did a couple of really nice shoots in the past month so I thought why not...

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Holga and the sunny and cloudy switch

Holga and the sunny and cloudy switch

Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Film | 6 comments

Okay it took me some time to figure this one out. Turnout that there’re Holga’s with a working sunny/cloudy switch and there’re Holga’s where it doesn’t change the F-stop at all. The rule to this is actually fairly simple, if you have a glass lens Holga (the GN) you really do have 2 F-stop settings, the plastic lens...

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Holgaroid and light metering

Holgaroid and light metering

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Film | 4 comments

(Update 22-04-2013: The article bellow describes using the back with the GN glass lens Holga) Yesterday I finally got my Holgaroid back in the mail, it traveled all the way from Hong Kong to my doorstep in The Netherlands. Opening the box it came with the back (without film) and a diopter lens to correct for the new film plane distance as with the instant...

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Women by Bas Adriaans

Women by Bas Adriaans

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Publications | 0 comments

This rather generic, but aptly, named book by Bas Adriaans saw the light of day 4 months ago. Back then I gave it some attention on this blog with a short description and a link to Blurb where you can preview and buy the book. However I would like to give a bit more background information on how this book came to be, it so happens that I had the privilege...

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