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Vagueness and Washi Paper

Washi is a translucent Japanese paper. It’s made from the bark of trees, often mulberry and hemp. In the Echizen prefecture such paper is manufactured for 1500 years.

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The First Snow and Magic Colours in BW Film

I recently used the nightscape camera mode of my smartphone to scan roll film. Then something unexpected happened. There were colours in the black and white film!

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A Film Tear

Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.

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Panoramic Mist

November is a month when the landscape of the Jura mountains lays in mist – sometimes for days and weeks. It can come as thick fog making orientation in the mountains difficult, or as a light mist obscuring trees. The Horizon S3 U-500 is a panoramic film camera going back to a Russian model developed […]

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Four Exposures for One Bicycle Race

Photographing the Swiss Time Trial Championship with a large format camera has been on my mind for a long time. Large format sport photography opposes the slowness of a 4×5″ camera to the speed of the athletes. Opposites attract. I used two kind of films: Kodak Tri-X 320 4×5″ in wooden film holders, and Polaroid […]