Tag Archive | analogue photography

LomoTravels: Gorging Ourselves in Ipoh + Penang

A trip made possible by our dear friend, Darwin who as a proud Ipohian (or Ipohnese?) finally got the chance to show us the glory of his hometown. Actually, we just nagged him into submission and tagged along on one of his trips back home.

Inside Ipoh's limestone caves#1 Cavemen (and Women) | LC-A+ RL | Lomography RedScale
Presenting the traveling party sans me.
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My Analogue Guide to Taking Double Exposures

Multiple exposure is the capturing of multiple images on a single frame such that the images overlap one another, creating an out of the world image. As such a double exposure would involve the overlapping of 2 images.

Of course, the multiple exposure effect can be easily achieved with Photoshop. But what I’m going to touch on is achieving it through your analogue film cameras.
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Genting + KL Road Trippin’

with my favourite allies… (10 bonus points for those who know which song I’m referencing without googling)

Well sort of, except instead of driving our own vehicle we relied on buses and taxis. Which means we spent a whole chunk of our trip sleeping in awkward positions, waking up to pins and needles and holding our pee in. Other than that, the getaway was pretty much awesome.

For starters, we overslept, almost missed the bus and had our fair share of childish giggles.

cracker

"Damnnn dat ass", said the aunties after checking out our dear friend's junk

Finally reached Genting and gambled for a couple of hours. Was my 1st ever attempt at the tables and I can conclude there is no such thing as beginner’s luck. At least for me.

First World Hotel#1 Scam City
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Hectic Hong Kong: The Pier + Last Hurrah

Probably one of the highlights of the our Hong Kong trip was the ferry rides, which offered a glimpse of the life of old. The Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier was dingy and yet retained an unique charm. The ferry ride was surprisingly pleasant with plenty of seats for everyone. Definitely a worthwhile alternative to experience Hong Kong.

Armed with my Superheadz UWS and a roll of Xpro Lomo Chrome 100 under the bloody hot sun, I managed to churn out some pretty neat pictures. I don’t know about you, but I’m becoming quite a sucker for the colors on the Chrome.


#1 Peek-a-boo | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
Stopping by at Heritage 1881 on our way to the Tsim Sha Tsui Ferry Pier.



#2 Funkadelic | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
It was originally a historical monument that was re-developed into a hotel. Quite a funky place this Heritage 1881. Bet the price is funky too.



#3 Hip Shot 101 | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
At the boundaries of the pier, giving it the hip shot treatment.



#4 Flying Man | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
A cool sculpture outside the equally cool Hong Kong Cultural Centre



#5 Tada! | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
Here we are at the platform which offers a pretty sweet view…



#6 Motorboat | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
of the waterfront, with Hong Kong island right across. So much Hong Kong goodness overflowing from this one.



#7 Rickety | LC-A+ RL | Lomo Earl Grey 100
I guess it was pretty apt to take a shot of the old rickety gate leading to the gangway in black and white.

A pity that i didn’t get any nice shots onboard the ferry due to a lack of lighting and the constant bobbling. Blur underexposed shots galore.



#8 Central | LC-A+ RL | Lomo Earl Grey 100
Night view of the Central Pier. Spot the towering landmarks in the background.

With the end of our pier hopping extravaganza. It’s time to make our way home…



#9 Hustle Bustle | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
I’d like to think this shot epitomize the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong. And binbin’s expression. Uber stressed look.



#10 hkskies | Superheadz UWS | Lomo Chrome 100
One last look at the Hong Kong skies.



#11 Ride Me Home | LC-A+ RL | Lomo Earl Grey 100
Us lugging our massive luggage through the MTR crowd. Quite a stressful experience I must say as my luggage was threatening to fall apart. Also check out the Lomography bag containing 2 La Sardina Shufang got me to buy.
As fate would have it, I’m one of the 20 bloggers selected to participate in the LoBlography Singapore Challenge about the La Sardina. Stay tuned for that!



#12 The Wait | LC-A+ RL | Lomo Earl Grey 100
Made our way to the Airport Express at Central Station to check in our luggage, only to find out that the service is not available for Tiger Airways passengers. Pui! Oh well, you get monkeys for paying peanuts.
Bye bye HK! Till next time.

Finally, that concludes my series of posts on Hong Kong. A top, top secret guest blogger will be taking over for the next few weeks. Be nice.