Traditionally I have avoided the point and shoot class of camera because I wanted to be able to make my own exposure decisions. I either shoot Manual, or in Aperture Priority modes with one finger on the exposure compensation button. Most of my cameras date from the 20th century and most of those are entirely manual. In […]
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5 Frames… Of acetate negative cyanotypes, with a ‘How-To’ so you can as well
I desire to shoot large format. So far, it’s a photographic journey that I’ve not managed to start, unless you count homemade Foamcore pinhole cameras. But I’m getting closer. I will be an LF photographer one day. One day soon. Maybe even a ULF shooter. But until then, I make LF negatives by printing digital files onto […]
The AgiPinFold Pinhole Conversion Part 3: A conclusion
I cannot believe that it was 2018 when I wrote the first two parts  of this series of articles documenting my conversion of a 1940s-era Agfa Agifold 6×6 medium format camera to shoot pinhole photography. The time has flown by. Granted, we have had a year of exceptional circumstances. A global pandemic and a […]
The AgiPinFold Pinhole Conversion Part 2: Beta testing
Back in July, I walked you through the initial build for my Agipinfold, an Agifold 6×6 camera converted to pinhole. It’s time for part two.
The pinhole is still held on with blue tack…..
The AgiPinFold Pinhole Conversion Part 1: Smashing the lens
My Pinhole work has been fun of late.