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#049: Even more adventures in photography!

February 10th, 2009 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “If You Seek Amy” – Britney Spears Second roll of Elitechrome 200. I’m intrigued by the bluish effects- I did the exact same process to my first roll of Elitechrome, which turned out a lot greener. Cross processing does yield such incredibly unpredictable results, you just gotta love that stuff. Granville Island […]


#042: More adventures in photography

January 13th, 2009 3 Comments

Currently listening to: “Oxford Comma” – Vampire Weekend So, I’ve finally got the first roll of Kodak Elitechrome 200 cross-processed and developed, and here are the results. (Yes, I managed to get all my prints back from Shoppers’. About time, too.) (Shot with Canon Prima AF-8) The greenish cast is definitely a sharp (and surprisingly […]


#040: Rant…and…go.

January 11th, 2009 1 Comment

Currently listening to: “Heimdalsgate Like A Promethean Curse” – of Montreal /commence rant I had a rather dreadful experience with the Shoppers’ Drug Mart by Lonsdale Quay in Nvan. (Though I’ve learnt not to expect too much- even ‘pro’ photo places can be finicky at times, and if not, overly pricey.) I had decided to […]


#036: Lomography film update

December 29th, 2008 5 Comments

Currently listening to: “Edge of Seventeen” – Stevie Nicks So I managed to find some Kodak Elitechrome film at London Drugs – two rolls for $26. I shall have to be a lot more prudent with my film now, seeing how they are a lot less flexible with their film pricing than my local camera […]


#035: Requesting some help!

December 28th, 2008 2 Comments

Currently listening to: “Hey Jack Kerouac” – 10 000 Maniacs Ottawa, August ’08 Fuji Sensia, ISO 100, cross-processed I’m getting to the very very last of my expired Fuji Sensia film (expired 2006), and I’ve had no luck in finding a greater variety of slide films anywhere. I love the cross-processed Sensia look, but sometimes […]