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Memphis on the Holga

Holg-a Week Late

Holga Week 2019 just passed. I did take some photos on my original (and favorite) 120N , but I have been unsuccessfully fighting a month-long sinus headache and…

Lomo LC-A in Color - Dixon Gardens

Lomo LC-A in Color

As I said in my last article, I wanted to take the LC-A out and run a roll of color film through it. For this series I used…

A Lunch at the Memphis Zoo

A Friday lunch excursion to the Memphis Zoo, a 1970s point and shoot, and some Retrochrome slide film.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens on a Holga

This past weekend I took my daughter to an art workshop at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis. Last fall the Dixon planted 100,000 tulip bulps throughout…

Camera Review – Diana F+

In case this is your first time here, my name is Chris and I love plastic toy cameras. I love their cheap injection-molded construction, the meniscus lenses, and…

It’s Not About the Camera

It’s not the camera, it’s the brain behind it. This is the “recurring” epiphany for me. I follow a ton of camera sites and film photography blogs, peruse…

Waterford - Smena Symbol - Kodak Gold 400

Smena Symbol revisited

I have an affinity for plastic cameras. They generally take sub par photos full of light leaks and soft corners. They’re no good in the dark without a…

Camera Review - Lomography Lomo'Instant

Camera Review – Lomo’Instant

As you might have already read, I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of Instant film photography. It’s expensive, and the results are so unpredictable I can’t justify the…

Overgrown

Photo Walk – FrankenHolga Strikes Again

In the last couple weeks I’ve been back on a camera buying binge, only this time it’s been buying plastic Soviet-era cameras. I snagged a FED50, a Smena…

FrankenHolga

FrankenHolga on a Sunday Afternoon

It was gloomy today. By lunchtime I was a bit grumpy, and listening to the kids fight and holler and run through the house was bordering on torture…