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Film Photo life

Now What?

It’s been a couple of days since my small exhibition at my local community centre, and I want to use my author’s privilege to write anything on this blog and share my thoughts.

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Photo life

Things I’ve learned while preparing my first exhibition

Ten pictures. Small room. The potential audience of 200 people. This is the scope of my first exhibition but who cares. It’s the first time ever when my photos are going to be displayed in real life to people who are not my family. The show is still about two weeks away but I’ve already […]

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Photo life

600 km for 6 litres

Some time ago my C-41 kit started showing the signs of exhaustion, and I ordered a new one. While the package was on its way I had a problem to solve: getting rid of the old chemicals. If you search online for advice on how to recycle photo chemistry, the answers range from “just dump […]

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35mm Film Photo life

Disorganised

This is how I feel about my photography right now and it shows. I’ve had these two rolls of Fuji Superia 400 in my drawer for 9 months before I developed them and scanned today. Nine months! That’s a whole pregnancy right here. Why it took so long you wonder? Well, no serious reasons to […]

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35mm Behind the photo Film Photo life

When you leave a roll on a shelf for too long

I had a couple of rolls sitting on my shelf for some time, and when I finally processed them several frames had these lines across the picture. At one point I blamed my camera, but then the effect would be consistent across multiple rolls, which was not the case. And then I heard guys on […]

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Photo life

Visual overload

I don’t feel the energy to take pictures. Or is it laziness? I’ve been thinking about it for a long time and never could nail it. I love photography, I want to shoot or rather I would like to do it but instead I’m just doing other things. Podcasting, streaming, board gaming, reading etc but […]