Showing posts with label film. Show all posts
Showing posts with label film. Show all posts

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Ready for Winter! (Orwo N74+ Pushed to 800)




Portrait of an elderly sitting on a platform adjacent to a shop. It was evening, and I asked for a photo. He agreed.

Shot nearby my home (in Ajmer), in an area previously famous by the name "Chungi Naka", having a multitude of stores and makeshift vegetable carts (fresh from nearby villages!).

During my childhood, I used to visit this area a lot. Now, with the construction of a new flyover, the area has been cleared. It has lost its active identity (at least to me!). Most of the shops are gone. However, as evening approaches, people socialize near shops and have tea-chai-bidi, as usual. But very few people know me now (penalty for growing up and moving, alas!).

Shot on Orwo N74+ film pushed to 800 with a 50mm Nikon.
For film development notes, please read my previous post: Man with an Electric Tuktuk.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Helping Hand (Orwo N74+ Film)

Helping Hand: The whole idea was to thematically capture hands, and the way they serve people, direct or indirect.

I also wanted to test a new black and white film, Orwo, from East Germany.

Presenting, a set of 10 images taken during first week of November 17 in Malleshwaram, Bangalore.

Development Notes

  • Film: 35 mm Orwo N74+ 400
  • Film EI: 320
  • Developer: HC110 Dilution H 13.5 min.
"Engaged"


"Vital"


"Employed" 


"Presuming" 


"Counseler"

"Organised" 


"Prepared" 


"Dynamic" 


 "Progressive"


"Supportive"

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Entropy (film)


A carpenter's work area inside a renovating shop. Location: Bangalore Film: Ilford Delta 3200 shot at 2000. Developer: TMax (1+9) Temp: 16º C Time: 24 min (Minimal Agitation) Camera: Nikon F80 Lens: 85mm 1.8G

Posted from Flickr http://bit.ly/2vz3Eok

Friday, August 25, 2017

Away from Home (Film)


Location: Sankey Tank, Bangalore Film: Ilford Delta 3200 shot at 2000. Developer: TMax (1+9) Temp: 16º C Time: 24 min (Minimal Agitation) Camera: Nikon F80 Lens: 85mm 1.8G

Posted from Flickr http://bit.ly/2xi0tDK

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sigma DP2 Merrill at 1600 ISO and film like appearance (Feat. Namma Bangalore Habba Event Pics)

Set of images taken at flea market during the night of Namma Bangalore Habba event (20th-Aug-17) at Sankey Tank Lakeside.
The images were shot with Sigma DP2 Merrill at 1600 ISO. These foveon sensor based cameras are notorious in high iso situations. The idea was to keep shutter speed close to 1/125 with aperture wide open. However, in many case it has gone down to 1/30. While processing the raw X3F files in SPP, additional grain feature was enabled to render film like appearance. The results look similar to a 400 ISO film pushed to 1600.















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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Konica Pop at IISc!

Konica Pop is 80s point and shoot film camera with 36mm fixed focus lens. Fixed shutter of 1/125 but variable aperture F/4 ~ F/11 and Flash dependent upon selected ISO.
I got one from home, that belonged to my late uncle. My early childhood was captured using Konica. I still get fascinated whenever I hold it!

Some shots at IISc taken using Konica Pop camera with a roll of Ilford HP5 (expired) film. Stand developed using HC110.



(The Main Building, Faculty Hall)

(JRD Tata's Statue in front of Main Building)
































:-)

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Smiling Man

Smiling Man (film)

He works at a food canteen in my college, where I visit regularly. 

On one Sunday, while I was loading a film (HP5+) on my F80, he was starring at me with surprise -  like a little kid. I asked if I could take his picture. And he smiled like this. Took this image with Nikon 85mm lens at F4.

Later, I developed the roll and gave him a printed copy of this photograph. The smile was bigger this time.

Location: Prakruthi Restaurant, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Film: Ilford Hp5+ at EI 320 (expired 2009). 
Developer: 4ml (for 24 shot film) HC110 in 600 ml 20º C water. Semi Stand Development for 1 hr. 5 inversions in start then at 5 at 30th min.
Scanned using Canoscan 8600F. Post-processed in Photoshop.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Tender


Portrait of a Mother with her Son at IISc during Diwali (I guess). Shot on 35mm Kentmere 100 Film with Canon QL17.

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/SgGnUK

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Lil! (Film)


Portrait of a little girl standing and facing her mom, dressed up in traditional attire during some festival in India. Shot on 35mm Kentmere 100 film using Canon QL17,

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/S78i3k

Friday, March 17, 2017

That Black rose


Medium Format photograph of a rose. Shot on Kodak TriX Film using Mamiya C220 with 80/2.8 blue dot lens.

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/RLuMJr

Friday, March 10, 2017

Nature's Vibe


Medium Format photograph of a white rose. Shot on Kodak TriX Film using Mamiya C220 with 80/2.8 blue dot lens. Buy: http://bit.ly/2mPvr3o

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/RzUAua

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A bunch of roses! (120 film)


Kodak TriX @800, HC110. Mamiya C220 with bluedot 80mm 2.8 lens. Scanned using Canoscan 8600F.

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/SyKwCk

Saturday, February 25, 2017

They chose to be gentle. (medium format film)


Kodak TriX @800, HC110. Mamiya C220 with bluedot 80mm 2.8 lens. Scanned using Canoscan 8600F.

Posted from Flickr http://flic.kr/p/ScFNxh

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