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.