I went walking along Muizenberg Beach yesterday. Two cameras accompanied me, the Mamiya C220 (fully mechanical medium film format camera) and my iPhone. While the exposed film of the Mamiya is still laying on my desk, the pictures I took with the iPhone are all processed. This picture, in particular is my favorite of the … Continue reading Muizenberg in b/w shot with an iPhone
There is a new addition to my setup of cameras. Actually, it is two. The first camera is a Nikon F100 and the second, a Mamiya C220. Both cameras operate with film. The Nikon uses 35mm film and the Mamiya 6x6 film. Why in the world would I use film cameras in the 21st century? … Continue reading A New Addition And Some Thoughts On Film
Here is another shot from our hike up Lion's Head. The image is composed of 3 individual images shot with the Mamiya C220. Film used is Kodak Portra 400.
We had visitors over the last week with us. My niece, Miriam visited us with her fiancé and friends from Germany. Cape Town was the last leg of their Africa experience. My niece was in Africa for 4 months with a friend. Her fiancé arrived in Cape Town a week ago. We had lots of fun … Continue reading Picture of the day or so – Lion’s Head
This is another image from our Whale Trail Hike. We arrived at the cliff above Noetsie in the late afternoon. This tiny Fynbos bush greeted me in the evening light. After this only a steep hike downhill separated us from a warm shower, dinner and a glass of red at the fire.
We returned home earlier from our Whale Trail hike than we planned. Nevertheless, we had lots of fun and experienced South Africa's beauty in nature. When I participated in my first Whale Trail a couple of years back, I carried along a complete set of Nikon digital gear, including lenses, camera bodies and flashlights (!). … Continue reading Picture of the day or so – 7 September 2011