…the kind of pandora’s box of information he’s opening.
An email from a potential customer today:
”First off, I’ve got a couple questions that I’m hoping you can help me with. I have been shooting digital for at least five years, and my film camera is long gone (an old Nikon 35-mm that I had in high school and college). My questions:
2) I am interested in being able to shoot nature shots, as an example: close-ups of flowers, grass, water, and then be able to enlarge them to approximately 4 feet wide. What camera details do I need to look at to achieve this? What Lens mm is ideal?”
Peirce Island Statue on Flickr.
Had to use the distance ring on the Agfa Optima IIs to focus this roll of pics… the range finder isn’t coupled properly anymore.
Processed and scanned at my work… OldSchoolPhotoLab.com
This image came via Sara, with whom I spend a lot of time corresponding about various cats on the internet. It’s drawn by Bartosz Ostrowski, a Polish photographer and illustrator. He gets extra points from me for keeping the original writing system for each language, and for the tartan Scottish kitty.
Comparing how different animals sound with speakers of languages other than your own is always a source of amusement. Can you add the sound that cats make in any other languages?
Today, Thursday 22nd November, marks the 20th anniversary of Lomography.
The BBC have published an interesting article to mark the occasion: ‘Did the Lomo camera save film photography?’
Well worth a read even if you’re not a lomographer. And for those of you thinking of giving it a…