Category Archives: Analog machine

clear & foggy 3 …

the last set of photos from the small Clear & Foggy project. It was the first time I ever used the Prakticar 35-80mm lens. Someone once sent it to me just so💖 It was fun to watch the faces of random passing drivers. The fog is always thicker in real life than in the photos. So the drivers had the opportunity to see a crazy person on the side of the road pointing a camera at a white wall from the fog😁🌁.… I hope you liked it 🤗🙂📷🙃.

  • Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm, Kodak GB 200-7
    • Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm, Ilford HP5 Plus
  • Praktica BC1, Practicar 35-70mm, Kodak GB 200-7

clear & foggy 2 …

continuation of a small project when I photographed the same places 🙂📷🙃

  • Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm, Kodak GB 200-7
    • Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm,Ilford HP5 Plus

clear & foggy…

It’s been an interesting week. The fogs started and the inversion put nature in a different mood. I tried to remember which places I had photographed the day before..🙂📷🙃

  • Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm, Kodak GB 200-7
  • Praktica BC1, Practicar 35-70mm, Kodak GB 200-7

The perforated colors of ordinary places…

Color film in a medium format camera is always a big unknown for me. I don’t have a grid in the viewfinder, according to which I could know for 100% that everything I want to be in the photo will be in the photo. It’s very funny. Shooting from hand-held vertically is then a real experience. I hope you will like them 🙃📷🙂

Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon Zebra 50mm, Kodak GB 200-7, Tetenal

the ordinary shot, half shot, double shot….

the opening photo is a classic… 35mm film in a medium format camera. When taking the second photo, I underestimated the speed of synchronization – I still like the photo. The third picture is a classic double exposure – my wife and a cup of coffee. Either she was coffee in a past life or she will be after reincarnation. Coffee and my wife are inseparable☕🙂🙃📷

  1. Pentacon Six TL, Flektogon 50mm, Fomapan F400, flash Metz
  2. Fujica ST901, Asahi Takumar 55mm, expired Fomapan N21(1982), flash Metz
  3. Canon EOS 500N, Canon 50mm, Fujifilm C200

To be or not to be…

To be, or not to be, that is the question….
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them: to die, to sleep
No more…

Even a beginner mushroom picker can think in this way. To eat the mushroom or not to eat it. In this case it is the species Calvatia gigantea. Sometimes they grow in our garden and of course end up in the kitchen as a steak. It’s a delicacy. Unlike truffles, this mushroom can be eaten to your heart’s content. If the inside of the mushroom is white, I definitely recommend it to diversify the menu 🙂🙃📷🍽

Canon EOS 500N, STM Canon 1.8/50mm, Fujicolor C200 & Fujica ST901 Super-Takumar f 2,5/135mm, expired Fomapan N21 (1982),+1EV & Nikon D800, Nikkor 50mm(intro)

here in Eden…

here, in Eden, summer is slowly coming to an end. There won’t be any more hay this year, and lambs in thicker sweaters are running across the sky. An apples are ripening in the garden and Eve is still jealous of Lilith…🙂🙃📷

Canon EOS 500N, STM Canon 1.8/50mm, Fujicolor C200 & Fujica ST901 Super-Takumar f 2,5/135mm, expired Fomapan N21 (1982),+1EV

it was november 1982…

And one negative film left the production line, which arrived at my home after forty years. I got it at a auction for about two bucks. He waited a week for a sunny day in the camera. Such old negatives are suitable to be used either with a flash or on sunny days.The result exceeded my expectations. A friendly couple of adventurers allowed me to photograph them and their horses. I was a little worried that this 40’s old negative film would disappoint and embarrass me. Neither the film nor my old Fujica failed. It was a chance encounter and I only had a 135mm lens(yes, the Takumar with the destroyed front lens) with me. In the second camera I had a color Fujifilm C200. Although again I am comparing the incomparable, the winner is clear. 40 year old film.

Fujica ST901 Super-Takumar f 2,5/135mm, expired Fomapan N21 (1982),+1EV, & Canon EOS 500N, STM Camon 1.8/50mm, Fujicolor C200 (swith to BW)

analog of Jared

So I finally managed to talk Jared into trying analog photography again. He is still afraid of messing it up. I told him that all he should do with the black and white photo is try to fill the area with what he is photographing. For cropping, some negative films are not suitable at all due to graininess. But otherwise let him take pictures of what he wants and how he wants. So, yesterday, at the windmill, he took analog photos for the second time in his life. I developed and scanned the film for him. The post-process in LR went quite well for him. The last photo was taken when I told him to take a picture of the landscape from a moving car with a longer shutter speed. After coloring(in Neural), it gave a hint of the photographer’s impressionism🙂🙃📷 I think he might enjoy the analog process…

Nikon F50, Sigma 2.8/ 17-35mm, Fomapan F400

on an old windmill….

…i found a declaration of love on the wall. I understand these forms of declaration. Even if they are in places where they shouldn’t be. But you can’t explain to oxytocin. Basically, I envy them… Have You a beautiful Saturday dears🌞💖

Contax 139Q, Yashica 50mm and Fomapan F400(# 35091022)

what imprint is left behind is up to us…

Today I thought of adding one photo to the collection of photos from our small airport. It’s just fun… but have you ever thought about what we leave behind for the future?

Pentacon Six TL, CZ f4/50mm Flektogon Zebra, Acros 100II and Contax 139Q, Yashica f2/50mm, Fomapan 400

the ordinary fallen plums…

a few ordinary analog photos in the usual place.

Cast: Plums, tin bucket, Pentacon Six TL-80mm Biometar, Acros 100II, oil, Fujica ST901- SMC Takumar 55mm, Fujifilm C200

Fool on the hill 2…

So this is the penultimate set of photos shoted on our hills. In winter, there is a normal layer of snow of around 1.5m…in places even 4m. Which I already experienced once in the garden at our house in 2004 🙂🙃📷

Nikon F50(Fomapan F400) and D800 with 14mm+17-35mm+50mm+135mm

The ordinary shots …

Always (that is, at least most of the time) the entire negative is filled with images. At the beginning and at the end of it, there is always a piece of space where nothing could be photographed. So I made a smiley face on that piece with a marker. The following few photos are taken during a trip to the hills in our area🙂🙃📷

Nikon F50, Sigma f2.8/17-35mm, Nikkor f1,4/50mm, Fomapan F400

my resit of Praktica BCA…

I put the old Praktica BCA camera through a thorough test again. Unfortunately, a tripod is needed when shooting with longer lenses. The unknown value of the shutter speed (in the viewfinder there is only something like a traffic light, which does not take into account the used focal length of the lens) was a counterproductive step. Yes, it was not a camera for professionals… nevertheless, an uncertain result could discourage a beginner from taking further pictures. Anyway, now I know how to use this camera.

Praktica BCA, Prakticar 50mm, CZJ 135mm, Praktikar teleconverter 2x, Fomapan F400

OPEN MIC…

I had no idea there was a festival called Mic. I would be the perfect star of the evening😁. Unfortunately I missed the deadline….which happens to superstars. But thanks to this, I got into photography and was able to take some “perfect” ordinary photos.

Nikon D800 + Pentacon Six + Nikon F50

to be wet …

A person can be wet for many reasons. It is always, but fair if the photographer is wet too 🙃🙂📷🌊 And it was hot…

Nikon F50, 50+135mm Fujifilm 200 & Pentacon Six, 80+180mm, Acros100II+Ilford HP5 Plus & Nikon D800 (Imtro)

More photos in gallery Portrait of..

If…

…. there is someone near you with a camera, it is possible that they can take a picture of you. If I’m around, it’s an absolute certainty…

Nikon F50, MF Samyang 135mm, Fujifilm 200 (intro) & Pentacon Six TL, MC Sonnar 180mm+ Biometar 80mm Zebra, Acros 100II+Ilford HP5 Plus

another stone age …

A few pictures from yesterday’s trip. The temperature was around 35°C and I had a backpack with more than 10kg of cameras and lenses on my back. They wanted to go on a trip with me. And we’ll start with pebbles…🙂🙃📷🥳

Pentacon Six TL, MC Sonnar 180mm, Biometar 80mm Zebra, Nikon, Ilfor HP5Plus & D800, Nikkor 50mm

Homo proponit, sed Natura disponit….

We have a dam 12 kilometers behind the house. It is our youngest dam and it ranks sixth in the country by the volume of retained water. It was completed in 1997 and was supposed to be completely filled by 2013. However, nature already managed to fill it with 218.7 million m³ of water in 1997 during huge floods.

Fujica ST 901 SMC Takumar 55mm+ Super Takumar 135mm + Fomapan F400 + Fomabrom C112 + Kodak Sepia Toner