LIGHTLEAKS ANALOGUE PHOTOGRAPHY (LIGHT LEAKS)

Lightleaks ( light leaks – steaks of light across film negatives caused by faulty foam seals ) is the website that showcases the analogue photography of Russ the Webmaster. Here you will find photos taken mostly with film and also some digital images. Well i’ve started taking more digital images now I have had time to source a couple of really good cameras. I also collect cameras and repair them where possible. I use most types of film that are available and even some that have long gone.

People say film is dead, Well is not! With people like the impossible project/polaroid originals and lomography manufacturing & selling film and cameras its alive and kicking. There is also Supersense who are working on re-inventing polaroid peel apart film. It seems that people are coming back to film or did they ever leave.

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I use various cameras from the last 80 years including Canon, Nikon, Leica and Polaroid, I also have a fridge with most types of film including 35mm, 110, 127, 120, APS, Instant and 4×5 and 10×8.

If you want to get back into film then visit eBay where you can buy both cameras and film at really cool prices and then take your exposed film to Max Spielmann where they will be happy to process it for you. Or why not do it yourself it is easier than you think and you can get everything you need from Silverprint. You don’t need a darkroom to process film just a light proof bag and a processing kit! So what are you waiting for dump the digital and give film a go!

Lomo L-CA+

The Lomo L-CA+ is a new version of the original L-CA, it has a multi exposure feature and an auto shutter speed control. It also has a few new accessories. It is a simple camera that anyone can use and produces fantastic images. It is one of those cameras you can keep...

Diana Dreamer Lomo Camera

This is an image taken on a Diana Dreamer camera with 120 Kodak film. It is cross-processed as it was an E6 film and it was put through C41 chemistry. You can see more of my photos HERE Here is what Wikipedia say's about the camera : The Diana camera is a...

The Sigma DP2 Merrill

I really like the Sigma DP2 Merrill although alittle slow at processing images the images are stunning and i'm still getting to grips with it as it is better in manual than fully auto. Here is a link to a review on the Photography Blog website REVIEW I'll...

Any Which Way! – Taken with a Sigma DP2 Merrill

An image taken with my Sigma DP2 Merrill just before the storm hit! I love the DP2 it is my fave digital at the moment. You can view more about the camera HERE. You can also see more of my images taken with the Sigma HERE Here is a little piece of text...

FED 3 CAMERA

The FED 3 is a Ukrainian Rangefinder camera which is based on a Leica. These cameras are built like tanks and were produced between 1961 and 1979 they are easy to pick up and have a good range of lenses. MORE PHOTOS FED 3 (Camerapedia Page) This  is a Ukrainian...

Hipstamatic Pinhole

The above images are taken with an iPhone 6 using the Hipstamatic app and the new pinhole pack! It's a great pack and it is available in the app store. You can visit their web page HERE The hipstamatic app is a great adittion to your iphone it has a wide ranges of...

Fire Brigade Entry – Taken with a Sigma DP2 Merrill

Fire Brigade Entry a sign I found while walking to work in London village it was taken with my Sigma DP2 Merrill I love the Sigma it is my fave digital at the moment. You can view more about the camera HERE. You can also see more of my images taken with...

Action Sampler four images one photo

Lomography Action Sampler The action sampler a little plastic camera with four lenses – so you can get four images on one photo Four sets of 26mm single element sequentially operated lenses Fixed aperture Uses 35mm film I’ve used this camera a few times and I must...

Polaroid SLR680 – Third Man Records Duochorome Film

Took my Polaroid SLR680 out this morning with a impossible 'third man records' edition film installed. This film is a yellow duochrome edition and its cracking! I wish i'd have bought a few more packs! You can vist third man records HERE . Below are a few...

Bronica ETRSI is a dream to use

Bronica ETRSI The Bronica ETRSI is a 4.5x6cm 120/220 roll film camera that is a dream to use but a little heavy to carry around for everyday use but if you do you will get stunning results. Built between 1976-1980 the build quality is fantastic all the lenses are...
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