17mm lens testing – Kilve Beach

I’ve always been drawn to super wide-angle lenses. I don’t know why – a combination of the distortion (reminds me of 90’s skate videos) and being able to get REALLY CLOSE to things and still get a whole background in, maybe. A kind person over on the Talk Photography forums kindly lent me theirs – a 17mm Tamron lens, which I quickly picked up an adaptor for.

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Konstructor + Redscale = Experimental!

If you’re going to try out a new film or a new camera, you usually do one or the other. This reduces your chance of failure, and gives you the opportunity to assess the film or camera properly (without too many new variables). However, on this occasion I decided to throw myself in at the deep end. A new film (Lomography Redscale) and a new camera, the Lomography Konstructor! The Konstructor is a DIY kit camera – lots of plastic bits you put together yourself.

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“Holslo” DIY Frankencamera: a project by Steve Lloyd

One of the fantastic things about shooting film, is the relatively low cost of our kit. Plastic cameras can give such fun results from so little outlay, that it encourages many people to get extra-creative. Not content with the existing wide-angle offerings on the film market, Steve Lloyd decided to put together something of his own!

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Limited edition patches

I’m excited to announce that I’ve designed and produced (with Aspinline, a patch manufacturer here in Bristol) a limited edition line of fabric patches! These are iron-on, but can be sewn as well of course. They measure 74mm x 80mm, with a heat-sealed border to prevent fraying.

Perfect for any camera bag or jacket – show the world how much you love your camera! You can buy below from Etsy – if you’d like to buy a larger amount, please get in touch 🙂

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