Expired Film Day pt. 1

 

It was expired film day on Sunday.

I chose to celebrate it by shooting instant film.

In this instance it is Fuji FP100c shot in a homemade pinhole with Polaroid back.

The colours shift a bit with the long exposures – these varied between 15 and 30 seconds, though most were 30 seconds.

You can read about the camera in sickening detail at this link.

More shots to follow from a Spectra 2 when I get a chance to scan them.

Sorry I did not dust these images – too busy right now.

 

 

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Interior Details

 

 

Details from inside St. Stephen’s church in the Mt. Newton Valley.

The church website says “St. Stephen’s Church is the oldest church in British Columbia used continuously as a place of worship since its construction” in 1862.

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Grave Offerings

 

 

The newer part of the St. Stephen’s church cemetery in the Mt. Newton Valley has an unexpected collection of grave offerings as these photos show.

I think that they accumulate in part because the church is remote and not subject to vandalism and theft.

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View from the Church Yard

Through a Church Window

The Can

Fuji Fail

 

This roll of film was given to me recently – of unknown age and storage, though unlikely to be older than about 2005.

I have never had a Fuji product this badly degraded, though Kodak has offered up a few rolls.

Scanning such thin negatives is a pain as the histogram is skinny narrow spike to one side.

Still, I quite like the effect of some of these images, even if a couple of shots that I had hoped might turn out were a bust.

I see no point in dust removal on these images, in fact the dust adds a welcome patina.

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