52 Rolls Week 9:52

Something different this week.  A side by side comparison Part I (Mamiya 6 vs Holga), and a little Photoshop Fun! First the comparison, which is really not fair at all: Above:  Holga with Orange Filter and standard 60 mm lens; Below Mamiya 6 with orange filter and 75mm Normal Lens.  Obviously the plastic Holga filters…

52 Rolls Week 8:52

This is my second roll exploring the Holga Fisheye.  I’m still figuring out what focussing range yields the best fisheye effect.  In the future I will try a side-by side comparison of a real fisheye (my Minolta 35mm) vs. Holga fisheye, but we are not ready for that yet……. We’ll start at the Golf Course.  Not…

52 Rolls Week 6:52

Testing the Holga Plastic Fisheye Lens with varying success. Some images as above show no Fisheye Distortions.  While others as below, do show some distortion: I’ll be trying more tests of the Fisheye, but it does appear to be affected by the distance to the subject.  Closer objects tend to pick up the Fisheye affect.…

52 Rolls Week 5:52

Back with more from Downtown Denver and Around the House: 16th Street Mall, Denver.  A pedestrian Mall created in 1982, way ahead of its time in the U.S.  The Capitol is located at the east end of the Mall. More reflections along the Mall: And finishing the roll around the House:  Lake Waneka Winter Sun.…

Week 1 – Gloomy Day at Aberystwyth Sea front

Took my daughter back to Uni yesterday so I took the opportunity to have a theme for my 1st week of the challenge. The camera/lens/film combination was Olympus OM2s (xmas present from my wife), Zuiko 35mm f2.8 and some ilford Delta 400 pushed to 800 as the weather here in Wales has been awful. I…