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Xmas Fair – Gdańsk
Xmas Fair – Gdańsk

Just before Christmas there is always a traditional Fair with some traditional food, some clothes and some hand made Christmas tree decorations. It’s really nice to walk around just to feel the before Christmas atmosphere. Of course it’s also great to try some local food and beer made by the small local manufactures from different […]

Repair Yashica Electro – Lvl Advanced 2
Repair Yashica Electro – Lvl Advanced 2

In one of the previous posts I’ve promised continuation of the report from the repairs of the Yashica Electro 35. Here it is. Below you can see the photos taken during the efforts to bring the camera to life. As you can see some vital parts had to be dismounted to get access to the […]

Xmas Tree
Xmas Tree

Traditional every year photo of the Xmas Tree…Of course with wishes: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Xmas Tree /2011 Xmas Tree /2011 Xmas Tree /2011

Gallery Vittoro Emmanuele II Panorama

Gallery Vittoro Emmanuele II, Milano – Panorama:

First snow this year… (Seasons from the window)
First snow this year… (Seasons from the window)

The Seasons from the window project. First snow this year… the new layer of the white on the outside world. First Snow This Year. From the WIndow. First Snow This Year. From the WIndow.

Yashica 44 with 35mm film
Yashica 44 with 35mm film

A free evening. Time for things which are waiting in the queue to take care of them. First – fixing the Yashica Electro 35 (the gallery from the advanced repair part 2 is still waiting for posting). After exposing the whole colour film Solution VX200 for 1.50zł (developing the film costs 8.50zł so it\s 6 […]

Rolleiflex – after repair tests
Rolleiflex – after repair tests

I’ve got Rolleiflex from Repair. Mr. Aleksander Dubrowski is a REAL master in Rolleiflexes-TLRs. He just loves those cameras. He has a huge collection of them, and he can fix any model. Probably that’s why he is called the Rolajking (Rollei-King phonetically). He fixed the camera quite quickly – it took him less then a […]

Early Monday morning
Early Monday morning

Gdańsk. Monday morning of 12th of December. And that was the view from the window… Monday morning Monday morning And here evening in Warsaw… Evening in Warsaw.

Second test with B&W
Second test with B&W

A week ago I’ve exposed second film as part of the tests of the Rolleiflex 2.8C – if fact this film was before that color one. First shots, especially self-portrait were planned to test the close range focus. The focus was set at the lens of the camera. I’m sure that camera was sharp in […]

House in Sejny
House in Sejny

I had to take photo of that house near the cemetery in Sejny. It looks really characteristic – it’s really small with white painted wooden walls… Address: Sejny, Głowackiego 24 – if you’re curious where it is you can check it at the google maps. Unnatural angles are because of the use of the wide […]

Today’s walk and tests
Today’s walk and tests

Today I’ve once again gone for a walk to test the new equipment. And I’ve already developed the colour film today and I’m really not happy with the results. In fact I’m very disappointed. I’ve used Fuji Reala ISO 100 (I hadn’t other, more sensitive C-41 Color film), and the weather conditions were not so […]

Quick shots at the old town
Quick shots at the old town

I was for a quick walk at the old town in Warsaw during the dinner time. I’ve planned to test the new Rolleiflex 2.8C however I came too late as for this time of year. After 3pm it’s getting dark too quickly… So i had to use Canon 350D with Canon 28mm f/2.8 which I […]

Street Photo Now !
Street Photo Now !

Recently I’ve posted a few posts not so interesting for everyone – about the cameras, repeairing and technical stuff. There were not much usual photos posted here – time to change it and post some recent stuff – quite fresh as photos were taken on Sunday on quite interesting photo exhibition ‘Street Photography Now’ – […]

Rolleiflex collection
Rolleiflex collection

Currently I’m in the middle of camera sell-buy process that’s why currently I’m owner of the nice Rolleiflex/Yashica collection :) . On the photos there is no Yashica Mat camera which is already packed and waiting for postage. Unfrotunately it’s temporary state, as I cannot afford for the all of them. Some – like Baby […]

Repair Yashica Electro – lvl advanced
Repair Yashica Electro – lvl advanced

Do you remember the post about fixing the Yashica Electro 35? I was changing the light seals in the camera… (The post was here.) Recently there was time for the level advanced with another camera – the same model. The camera electronically was dead – no lights – arrows when too dark or to bright. […]

EFKE 127 – 4×4 B&W
EFKE 127 – 4×4 B&W

Recently I’ve managed to develop and scan the film EFKE 127 R 100 from Rolleiflex 4×4 Gray Baby. I had to find a lab which could do that because it’s non standard film nowadays, so it can be done only in manual process. I’ve found the lab which specializes in White&Black photography http://www.czarno-biale.pl – just […]

New Multipurpose L-Lens
New Multipurpose L-Lens

Well… I’ve received a nice present. Multipurpose L-quality Lens (of course made in China). Take a look :) Multipurpose L-quality lens… Multipurpose L-quality lens… Multipurpose L-quality lens… Nice, don’t you think ? :) It will be the pleasure to drink coffee from such cup :) Because I’m selling Baby Rolleiflex I couldn’t stay with semi-medium […]

Yashica Macro
Yashica Macro

Because I’m selling my two TLR cameras: Yashica Mat, and Rolleiflex 4×4 Baby Gray, I’ve decided to take some close shots of those cameras. I won’t lie, I’m also inspired by some photos I’ve found in the net when looking for logo of Yashica Company, and besides I’ve remembered that I somewhere had an old […]

Seasons from the window – Autumn
Seasons from the window – Autumn

First photos of the long-term project (hopefully). I’ll try to document – not so interesting view from my window, how it changes through the seasons and other weather conditions. I hope to match at the end all of them and make some interesting composition – how the weather and seasons change the landscape visible from […]

Rollei Auto, Fuji Reala
Rollei Auto, Fuji Reala

Finally I had a time to give the film from the Rolleiflex Auto to the lab for developing. The film was lying and waiting from the beginning of the October. I even forgot what kind of film it was – whether it was B&W or Color. Finally I’ve checked at the lab that it was […]

Analog to Digital
Analog to Digital

A few days ago I received a package with the brand new flatbed scanner Epson Perfection V500 Photo. I think it’s the cheapest option of scanner which scans medium-format film and gives quite a good results for a affordable price. I bought it in the last moment – in the last internet shop which was […]

New Gallery: 2011-11-03 Autumn in Bielany
New Gallery: 2011-11-03 Autumn in Bielany

Today I’ve managed to find a moment to sneak out for a dinner with my camera and lenses in my backpack. I wanted to catch the last moments of this beatiful part of the Autumn – with lots of colors, light and falling leaves. Later there will be only gray trees, cold, wind and rain […]

Summer 2011 on Fuji PRO 160S
Summer 2011 on Fuji PRO 160S

Here some shots from the analog Canon AE-1 Program loaded with Fuji PRO 160 S. Really great film especially for the portraits. Here some color shots from the Summer in Ustka and Rewa. Can’t wait to have a new flatbed scanner to compare cheap lab scanning to more careful and tidy one but of course […]

Finally back home
Finally back home

Well finally back home after a quite long journey to the different part of the world… Even nowadays It takes some time to fly back from the area of the Middle America to Europe continent. We are back and from that trip we have a lot of stories and we’ve visited a lot of different […]