I got myself a RealitySoSubtle 5×4 (or 4×5 for those of a trans-atlantic persuasion) camera, and these are my first impressions.
It’s with both pleasure and trepidation that I introduce you to my first zine, Japinhole. I’ve been wanting to make a zine for a while now, inspired by many other excellent photographers who are taking this step to publish their own work in an attempt to bring it to a wider audience.
For a long time I have been fascinated by portraiture in photography. This fascination mainly derives from my own limitations; I’m not good at asking people to allow me to make a picture of them, and I’m sure I’m not good at setting my subjects at ease (which probably stems from my own concerns). Nonetheless I’ve challenged myself to take more pinhole portraits, and here are some results.
After a bit of a hiatus, mostly done to my laziness, we finally have another featured Pinholista. I have to say that I’m really delighted to be able to feature J. M. Golding, also know on various parts of the internet as Falling Through the Lens. I’ve been privileged to do a film swap with this very talented photographer, and now you get to see some amazing work unsullied by my rather amateurish hand.
Being from Norfolk there is an argument that I should have stuck to the rivers and lakes that I’m used to…but I didn’t. As my long suffering love knows I love a good waterfall, it could be almost the perfect pinhole subject, and here’s why.