I signed up for a photo walk at the Calgary Zoo and brought along my Olympus Trip 35 and a few rolls of film. These are the first photos from that day.
These photos of the Famous Five at Olympic Plaza didn’t turn out the way I thought they would. I kept struggling with the zone focusing on my Olympus Trip 35 and sometimes forgot to set the focus altogether. I was still learning about composition so really these photos were just point and shoot with no […]
You may have been wondering why this film photography blog is titled Going Lomo. Lomo, short for Lomography, is a style of photography using vintage and toy cameras. Lomo photos are often characterized by saturated colours and vignetting around the corners. The ‘Lomo look’ can be achieved by cross-processing E-6 slide film in chemicals meant […]
I took these shots of the Calgary Tower and the Epcor Centre from the Olympic Plaza in February 2014 using my Olympus Trip 35 loaded with a roll of Four Corner B&W 400 film. I’ve since decided that this film doesn’t give me the blacks that I want. I prefer darker blacks and greater contrast […]
These are a few more photographs from my first roll of film. They were shot in downtown Calgary at the Olympic Plaza in February 2014.
Here are three more shots I took with my first roll of film out at the lake at Auburn Bay. These were shot in January 2014.
I never thought it would be like this. For years I’ve wanted to learn photography. I always thought I’d buy a DSLR and maybe even take some classes. In fact, ten years ago I saved and spent a lot of money to buy my first digital camera: a Canon PowerShot S1 IS. I was very […]