Welcome To Magical Camera World

This post would not have been possible without the generosity and thoughtfulness of FriendzCentury. We met in Hong Kong and her gift to me was a super Welcome To Magical Camera World in the form of a Superheadz White Slim Angel:

Plastic “toy” cameras are fabulous!

Superheadz is a Japanese Company and their Wide Slim range picks up where Vivitar left off.

This series of cameras, is available in a range of bright and wonderful appearances.

I am secretly eyeing a yellow one.

Plastic and Fantastic Wide lens goodness:

There is a definite and almost magical appeal about B+W photos.

I dislike forcing my strong opinions on people but I feel that the striking tones,

the punchy contrast and the gritty effect that you get from scanning real

photographs lends it self well to capturing everyday urban life.

I am so thrilled to share the fruits of my 1st roll with you!

Where I followed the elder people:

“Old Man” Hackney, London

“Old Couple” Shoreditch, London

“Old Friends” Dalston, London

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many”

Where I Took Shots of Places I See Everyday:

“African Stall” Ridley Road, London

This is an everyday scene for me as this is was taken but a stone throw from my home.

“Entrance to Bank Station” London

“My Favourite Building In London” The Lloyd’s Building.

To me this building looks like something straight out of Blade Runner.

It is sometimes called the “inside out building” as the stairs, lifts and other services remain outside the structure (Bowlism). This leaves a clear inside space and an imposing and distinctly “rogers” exterior. Richard Rogers is without doubt one of my favourite architects. I am in awe of this unflinching imposing style and in this case (like with the Pompidou in Paris) it casts a strong contrast against the older style architecture.

All the above photos were taken using Fujifilm Neopan 100

I hope with all my heart that I am not boring you all with this post.

I wish you all a relaxing weekend.