Petone, NZ, 2009: Before the Holga, and even the Diana, was the “Isoly”… The Agfa Isoly was an inexpensive and simple plastic camera made by Agfa in the 1960’s. Shooting 12 frames (4″/4″)on 120 film, it’s plastic lens produces dreamy, pastoral, & slightly out of focus images. It is generally agreed that the Hong Kong […]

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Seaview, Wellington, NZ, 2011:  ………………………….   Kiev-4m/Jupiter-8/Delta-400/LC-29

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Wellington, NZ, 2011:  A random shot of a “Max” billboard- in downtown Wellington the other week…   Olympus XA3/Ilford Delta 3200

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Wellington, NZ, 2011:  A double-exposure, not quite planned- but hey, go figure….    Olympus XA3/Ilford Delta 3200

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Wellington, NZ, 2011:  Messing around with shallow depth-of-field with my Kiev-4m.                Kiev 4m/Jupiter-8/Ilford Delta 400

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Bruxelles, Belgium, 2004:  The “Atomium” was built in Brussels for the World Fair Expo 1958. It is supposed to represent the shape of an Iron crystal- magnified 165 billion times. My mother visited it touring Europe in 1959-60. Not long after I visited it was closed and refurbished to it’s former glory. This is how […]

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Petone, Wellington, NZ, 2011: First roll from the cheaply/recently aquired Kiev 4m. The Kiev has a very interesting and long history… As part of post WWII war reparations, the Soviet Union dismantled East German factories and transplanted them behind the Iron Curtain. The Zeiss factory that manufactured Leica’s nemesis- the Contax– was one of them… […]

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Iraklion, Crete, Greece, 2003: I should have been shooting ancient ruins rather than this derelict quay side cafe…  Heraklion’s ancient and modern history blended together, making every turn you made an interesting one…  Canon EOS A2E/28-105

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Waikato, NZ, 2006: Spotted this elevated Mercedes on the way to Cambridge…   Olympus XA2

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