Agfa Box 50


I had the luck of winning a camera from Revela-T, a beautiful AGFA Box 50.

It works at 1/60 or B time, with f/11 aperture, 120mm film for 8 shots of 6×9.

Once I got it from Pep, I had to immediately start walking around and take my first 8 B&W shots, finding the correct light exposition.

Here the results

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Lomo(graphy) cameras are already “mainstream”, but keeping that allure of Soviet Union that charms many of us photographers, hipsters, nostalgic and makers.

I find that among the (growing) amount of these cameras, one of the most significant is the Lubitel 166.

For its aesthetic, viewfinder, focusing… its personality!

Your are not taking your Lubitel with you to take pictures, you are going out together at most or, usually, your Lubitel is taking you out.

Here few pics of our walking, with some views of the former Encants Vell Market in Barcelona:
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AMMAN


Amman:

It’s an old cotton mill, a huge structure in the Northeast of Italy, active from the second half of ‘800, and since around 1980’s inactive and left abandoned.

The project presented is a slow reportage, the result of several months of exploration around its different areas  together with long exposures.

This work is influenced by the Japanese aesthetic concept of “Wabi-Sabi” applied to a typical Industrial Archaeology reality.

From its original structure typical of early XX century industries, now the landscape shown through these pictures (large and medium format with Mamiya and Linhof) becomes a newly created post-industrial stage with its peculiar scenery. 

A similar process of sedimentation to that that these walls and elements went through, has been applied to the images’ capture process, using closed diaphragms (/16 to /32) and long exposures time to transfer these layers to slide films.

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