Posts Tagged ‘monochrome’
I had inordinately good luck with my Bessa-T and this roll of Kodak 400TMY when I was back in the U.S. this summer. Lens effect fineness courtesy of Voigtlander’s massively wonderful 50mm Nokton.
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I’ve written about Shitennoji temple before, but these three photographs form such a nice set on their own that I decided to add a separate post. Osaka’s Shitennoji, founded in 593 CE by the ubiquitous Prince Shotoku, is the oldest state-sanctioned Buddhist temple in Japan. Shitennoji is dedicated to the Four Heavenly Kings — the […]
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Tags: black and white, Buddhism, 白黒, 聖徳太子, Four Heavenly Guardians, Four Heavenly Kings, Holga, Kodak TMY400, medium format, monochrome, Osaka, photography, Prince Shotoku, Shitennoji, Shotoku Taishi, temple, 四天王, 四天王寺, 大阪
All photographs taken using a Holga 120CFN. The Osaka photographs were taken using Kodak TMX400, while the Nagoya shots were taken with Fujifilm Neopan 400. Keys to the city: 1) This is a shot of a giant, golden, replica of Billiken being used for advertising purposes in the Shinsekai area of Osaka near Tsutenkaku Tower. […]
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A few leftover photographs from around my neighborhood, taken during cherry blossom season. All shots were taken using a Holga loaded with Fujifilm Neopan 400PN.
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