So I’ve had my Kp for a few months now – which to my brain is basically enough time for stars to form and die, civilizations to rise and fall, and monkeys to happily evolve into semi sentient sea-slugs. Anything over a month is lots to me. I still like the Pentax KP lots is the upshot.
A bit of fitting to go, and I need to make a focus screen (Lubitel for scale). It's a fairly large camera 😀 [EDIT] Turns out that the kodak lens doesn't quite meet my expectations - I'd really only thought about coverage, not that it would give me a range of magnification starting at 1:1 … Continue reading Camera making.
Well, the crit seemed to go ok, the feedback that I got was all along the lines of the stuff that I'd been thinking about when I was preparing and selecting. Having given it a days thought, I shortened that in the critique to a verbal "I'm interested in how photography can make icons of … Continue reading Finished work, and an unfinished camera.
Some new video works (about 5mb each); And; Yeah, I like bastardising technology 😀
Stuff? Well,now have a shiny new exposure unit (The Squirrel Mk.2?) - it's made of custom wood, glue, sticky tape and paint; Actually looks kinda fancy, it's 10x12 format, for a bit of space with 8x10's - it seems to cover it's area pretty well - at least with cyanotype and gum bichromate, seems to … Continue reading More stuff.
First off, the minolta 16 film I got with my 16p seems to be stuffed, it's hardly surprising given that it's 50 years out of date for it to be a bit fogged - but this has been left somewhere hot and damp for a very long time - after developing the d-max was about … Continue reading Super 8 Developing and filing camera’s
This camera was one of my many Internet auction purchases, It came up the first time for $10 plus post by memory and I just couldn't justify it, the whole reason that I was interested was because it looks like the bastard child of an instamatic and a holga. I have since seen the holga … Continue reading Camera post – Concord Flash 803.