'photography' Category

  • the kraken rum

    February 24, 2013

    the kraken rum. black spiced rum. bit too spiced for my liking but it isn’t too shabby. great bottle and styling.. two different shots (pun intended)…two different treatments (using gimp 2.8).

  • light seal replacement – part two

    August 23, 2012

    in the last post i prepared the ricoh 500 g so that i could replace its decayed light seals. in this one i’ll show you, briefly, how i did it. i bought some 1.5mm thick sticky backed foam (in fact that’s the seller i used…she was most excellent), a steel rule with a cork back […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – weathered

    August 17, 2012

    another lightroom preset. this one’s trying for a summery lomo feel. all tones lightened…some colours boosted…some muted. all the things that i wished summer brought, here, in scotland. saying that i’ve only provided one outdoor sample… you can download the file here. extract it and when you’re in lightroom’s ‘develop’ module right-click ‘user presets’ and […]

  • tungsten x 64 samples

    August 16, 2012

    bought a few rolls of lomography x tungsten 64 film (at the time of writing i can’t find it on their site…maybe they’ve stopped producing it). it wasn’t cheap and it needs a lot of light. was rather happy with the results though. these were shot with the nikon l35af which is probably used to […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – rift

    August 14, 2012

    another lightroom 4 preset. this one’s called rift. heavy on the black & white. contrast’s boosted as is vibrancy. if you’d like to try it follow the instructions at the bottom of this post. first…some examples of before and after. click an image to start a gallery feature… down­load the zip from here, extract it […]

  • light seal replacement – part one

    August 2, 2012

    the light seals on my ricoh 500 g had seen better days. they looked alright the last time i stuck a roll in but when i’d finished it and opened the back they were in a sorry state. parts of them had transferred to the body…a sticky mess. time to replace them. i’d advise that […]

  • lightroom 4 preset – bumblebee

    July 22, 2012

    so i’ve created my first lightroom 4 preset (and it’s free). not as over the top as some of the ‘tweaking’ i do. really hope you like it. bumblebee is its name. a slight lomo look with clarity and vibrancy boosted with some tone curve stuff and vignette. download the zip from here, extract it […]

  • olympus pen ee2 with sample shots

    July 9, 2012

    the olympus pen ee2…a half-frame camera produced between 1968 and 1977. selenium light meter…two shutter speeds…hotshoe…lovely thing. here’s mine (with a lomography colorsplash flash fitted) and a couple of sample shots (taken with expired ilford hp5 plus).

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