Saturday, 31 January 2009

Polaroid 1000 first pictures//+++

These are the first few pictures i have taken with my adapted polaroid land 1000 camera. As you can see it has been hard to get the lighting right. As i have adapted this camera for a different film speed it has been difficult to get the lighting right. I find this camera to be a lot harder to use than the more modern polaroid camera. This older version has a light compensation dial which i am getting to grips with using.

Wednesday, 28 January 2009


I bought this camera a couple of years ago but didn't realise then that they no longer made the film. I thought about adapting it and read a lot on it but it sounded hard and people said it didn't work too well. The other day though i found a new forum about adapting this camera for modern polaroid film. It was a much easier technique and seemed to work. So now i am going to buy some film and give this a go.

Tuesday, 27 January 2009


A simple collage i created in a book.


For our project me and dave decided to explore the technology surrounding toasters. To create these effects we pressed the letters into the bread before putting it in the toaster. We wanted to create a presentation about toasters using toast......

/\/\ore fiSHEye

Monday, 26 January 2009


The Diana was originally made as a cheap camera and was sold for a pound. It has now been brought back as the Diana+. This new lomographic version has all the same aspects as the original apart from it now has a removable lens with a pin hole underneath.

I have mainly been using 35 mil film at the moment as it is cheaper but the diana was built for medium format (120). Because i am using a smaller format than is needed the sprocket holes are visible and photo covers them. I will be trying some of that out again at some point.

Im not overly happy with the way these photos came out. I think the problem with lomographic camera's is that they need to be used in bright sunlight.

Sunday, 25 January 2009

FishEye TECHnology

I have been experimenting with my lomographic fisheye camera. I have been using it mainly at night. At first the pictures came out very dark. To solve this i added a larger external flash and it seemed to work. Having two flashes also allows you set each one off at different times, creating interesting effects.

Monday, 19 January 2009