About the camera: Last summer, I ran across a near-mint condition Mamiya 6 with a set of lenses at a local second hand camera store. This medium format camera used to be one of the most compact 6 x 6 cm cameras that have ever been built. It has a very good reputation both for its optics as well as for its handling and since it was a real bargain, I took it without much hesitation.
Last month, I’ve found a medium formate folding camera at a flea market. It is a Voigtländer Bessa 66, which was manufatured in the 1930′s. The camera looked all right to me, that’s why I bought it. weiter >>
Recently, I’ve read about infrared photography. This article was so intriguing that I had to try it out myself. In general, there are two possibilities: classical IR phtography using IR sensitive film or digital IR by shooting infrared with a digital camera and some Photoshop. Of course, I’ve tried both. In the following, I will show you some results. weiter >>
Ever since I’ve got my new, 15 years old, EOS 300 film camera, I’ve finally got a tool that I can make double exposures with. First attempts have made me realize that it’s not simple at all to shoot a decent picture that way. Still, some of my shots turned out to be pretty fair:
Last year in fall, on our way to a football match in Dortmund, we stopped en-route in Xanten, an ancient Roman town. As I happened to have my old analog Canon EOS 3 with me, I can show you some pictures. weiter >>