Quick Update

Well, it's been a long time since I posted something and I don't want you to think that this blog is dead. Not even close.

From the beginning of this year I've been devoted to film photography. Basically I haven't used a digital camera for my personal photography since December of 2014.

I've added one more step into my film photography. Until now I developed my own B&W film at home. Now I've started digitizing myself as well, so I've got complete control over my photos.

Below is one of my first attempts on digitizing film with a dslr and some extension tubes, although this concrete photograph has been made only with a 50mm lens.

Be sure to come back as in these last two months I've been traveling and exploring some places and there are plenty of photos and projects to come to the blog and the web.

 - Hasselblad 500 C/M - Carl Zeis Sonnar 150mm - Ilford HP5+ - Self Developed and scanned -

In Paradise with the Hasselblad

Little is left to say how special was this trip to the mountains. 

It was like a dream come true, everything was as I wanted it to look like, a cold, foggy and rainy day. And although it was mid winter I didn't get angry because there was no snow.

I think the Hasselblad has something magical and makes you see the world in a completely different way compared to all the cameras I've used and owned. Some of the photos look as if they were about to pop and get out from the screen or the paper.

It's not about composing in a square and seeing the world inverted as I had that shock when I bought a Yashica Mat 124G. It may be that I'm in love with the Hasselblad and everything related to "her" but I'm definitely experiencing a different way of shooting and viewing things.

This was my first trip with the "little" Hassie, and since I had taken these photos I've been wondering how would they look, as I was trying a new film in some conditions I've never shot before and I was shooting with a new camera.

I could be writing the whole day about how wonderful this camera is and how much I'd love to live isolated in the mountains as we did for a few days but I think it's better if you sit down, relax and take a look to that wonder that is nature.

All the photos have been taken with a Hasselblad 500 c/m - 80mm f/2.8 CT* and Ilford HP5+

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