From the archives. Accidental double exposures are sometimes the most interesting.
_MG_1744, originally uploaded by photokalia. If your skin is medium toned like mine, you can use your camera to take a meter reading off your hand. I do this pretty often when I’m too lazy to bring light meter out. If you happen to be darker, just add about half a stop of light, and [...]
f20120024_uxi200_contact029, originally uploaded by photokalia. Finding a lost roll of film is like finding gold
I may be committing photographic blasphemy, but I think I like my Nokton 35mm better than my Summicron ASPH… with creamy bokeh like this, the Leica is actually pretty over-rated. Both taken with the Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f/1.2:
photo, originally uploaded by photokalia. Clare and I playing with expired in 2009 Polaroid film earlier. After my film fridge defrosted twice, I figured I’d better start using my precious stash of original Polaroid film instead of hoarding them and risk losing them accidents.
Clare normally makes me turn off my music after a while, but she is now singing along happily to the Beatles…
He will always be a handsome puppy in my eyes.
It always thrills me to behave like a tourist in my own country and visit places I took for granted and then get a pleasant surprise when it turns out better than I expected. The Chinese Gardens in Singapore can’t compare to the parks in Beijing, but they developed it well enough for me to [...]