December 30, 2015

Self Portrait on black and white Film

I am starting to discover how it's like to be in front of the camera... Experimenting with self portraits on Kodak Tx. The camera used, as you can see, it's an Olympus OM1.

December 21, 2015

Light and forms on Kodak Tmaxx film

Nothing better than light drawing shadows on a naked body for a photographic session. Sandy was modelling for me and my Hasselblad for this session, where I used, as always, Kodak Tmaxx film.

December 14, 2015

Anna on medium format film

Lovely Anna for Catastrophe and the Cure series, portraits of the Women I loved. It was fun working with her! Shot on Kodak Tmaxx and Hasselblad 500/cm.

December 07, 2015

Altered landscape on 35mm film

Sometimes, walking around Barcelona, it happens to find pictures like this one. Olympus OM1 and Kodak Ektar film.

November 30, 2015

Catastrophe and the Cure. A portrait of Nancy on medium format Kodak film

Nancy, good natural light, my Hasselblad and Kodak Tmax rolls. What else? This portrait was taken for my ongoing project Catastrophe and the Cure.

November 24, 2015

Sunset at Saguenay on medium format film

My Lens, my Land. Sacré-Coeur, Québec. This is what a sunset look like in Quebéc on a Kodak Ektar film mounted on an 1930 camera, the Zeiss Ikon Ikonta 421

November 16, 2015

Artistic nude portrait of Sandy on kodak Ektar film

I started taking some pics, between shots  during my sessions, with an Olympus OM1 and Kodak Ektar color film. I am having fun with it and I found that is a good way to offer you a preview of my unpublished work.

November 09, 2015

On the Road. Quebéc on 35mm film

My Lens, My Land. Québec. Heading towards Saguenay Fjord I saw this picture and didn't think twice in grabbing my Olympus OM1 and take a shot. Kodak TriX film.

November 03, 2015

October 25, 2015

The Land of the South.

The land where the land ends. My Land, My lens project, a picture taken in Apulia, south of Italy, on Kodak portra film.

September 28, 2015

A bit of making of in 35mm film

During a session I made some weeks ago I decided to take pics between takes with my Olympus OM1 mounted with Kodak Ektar film. A bit of making of on 35mm.

September 21, 2015

Light forms and grains

There's nothing like natural light painting forms everywhere. Shot on Kodak Trix film with an Olympus OM1.

September 14, 2015

Ireland. Cliffs of Moher on medium format film

My Land, my Lens. Ireland, Cliffs of Moher. I used Kodak Tmaxx film and pushed it in develop. Taken with my Hasselblad 500/cm and Y8 filter

An artistic nude project on film: The Jefferies' Stories

One more preview of my photographic project The Jefferies' Stories, an artistic nude work shot on film, Kodak Tmaxx and with a medium format camera. Interested in buying the book? Stay tuned!

August 31, 2015

The masked girl

We are back after the holiday break with Laura who was portrayed with Kodak Portra and Hasselblad 500/cm.

August 03, 2015

Madrid train station at sunset on Kodak film

Madrid Atocha train  station. Picture taken with an Olymous OM1 and Kodak Ektar film.

July 27, 2015

Olympus OM1 street Photography

Barcelona, ronda san Antoni. Waiting for customers.
Olympus OM1 with Kodak TRiX film.

July 20, 2015

Cariocan tropical flower on Kodak film

I was having a walk through the Botanic Garden in Rio de Janeiro, when, while I stopped looking at the Corcovado in the background, this lady and her red dress jumped out from nowhere ant start walking away from me. I felt like Alice when she first saw the rabbit; grabbed my Hasselblad and, despite light was crap, I took the picture.

July 13, 2015

Monika, a tattooed girl on black and white film

Such en expressive look Monika has! looking forward to have another session with her. Picture taken with my Hasselblad on Kodak Tmaxx.

July 06, 2015

Ikonta 521 test with Kodak Ektar

I have been given a 70 year old medium format camera: the Zeiss Ikonta 521 with Zeiss Tessar lens. I loaded it with Kodak Ektar  film and tried it out: this is the result. Not bad for an old lady! I really love the smooth contrast and sharpness! I gonna take it to my trip to Canada and photograph some landscapes with her.

June 29, 2015

Ladies' View, Ireland. A black and white medium format film photography

Ireland is full of spectacular views, like this landscape in the Ring of Kerry, called Ladies' View. This pic was shot on Kodak film with an Hasselblad 500/cm.

June 22, 2015

Fashion shooting on medium format film

Kodak Tmaxx 400 film was used for this fashion shooting I did some while ago. Cristina and Jobe were portrayed with an Hasselblad 500cm and Zeiss Planar lens.

June 15, 2015

Light forms on 35mm film

I liked the triangles created by light and shadow on the leaf and couldn't help grabbing my Olympus OM1 andtake a shot. Kodak TriX film was used.

June 08, 2015

A room with a view in Barcelona

View from my terrace in Barcelona. I saw the sky and I couldn't help grabbing my Olympus and take a pic.

June 01, 2015

Self Love on 35mm

Working on a new series:  Love. A moment of self love taken on Ektar with an OM1 camera

May 25, 2015

Rising sun in Benasque

My lens, my Land: Benasque. The rising sun lighting the mountain was portrayed on Kodak Tmaxx using a Hasselblad 500cm.

May 18, 2015

Sandy on Kodak Ektar

Catastrophe and the Cure, portrait of Sandy on Kodak Ektar with an Olympus OM1

May 11, 2015

My Lens. My land: Ireland

Boats waiting for low tide to end in the Ring of Kerry, Ireland. Kodak Tmaxx and Hasselblad.

April 20, 2015

Catastrophe and the Cure. A portrait of Liber

Liber in her essence: gorgeous, funny and smiling. Posing for my series Catastrophe and the Cure - Portraits of Women I loved. Kodak Tmaxx was used for this shot, as always on Hasselblad.

April 13, 2015

A touch of Colour in Montréal

My Lens, my Land series. Montreal, Québec. Taken on Kodak Ektar 100 using an Olympus OM1.

Love in 35mm

She is Spring. She is Light. She is Love. On Kodak Ektar with Olympus OM1.

April 06, 2015

Somewhere in Vermont

I was driving back from my trip to Boston when I notice that light was just beautiful while on a road in Vermont. I couldn't help but pulling over and take a pic. My Lens, My land: Somewhere in Vermont, taken on Kodak Ektar with an Olympus OM1.

March 30, 2015

Nude portrait on black and white film

Tamara posing for the series I Love You but I've Chosen Darkness in a pic taken with my Hasselblad on Kodak Tmaxx 400. Great fun working with her!!

March 23, 2015

A view of Montreal on black and white film photography

Snow, smoke and very low cloud add some magic to this picture of Montreal. I am still impressed with all the details a 35mm film can record. This pic was taken on Kodak TRI-X and Olympus OM1 using a Zuiko 50mm lens

March 16, 2015

Spring is (almost) here

I like the blue cast clouds and ice produced in this picture making the sprouts of the tree popping out. Taken on Kodak Ektar 100 with an Olympus OM1 somewhere in Québec

March 11, 2015

Portraits of the Women I Ioved: Gemma.

It was a great pleasure to work with Gemma, a very impressive model. This portrait is for the series Catastrophe and the Cure. portraits of the Women I love. Shot on Kodak Tmaxx 400 with Hasselblad and Zeiss planar 80

March 09, 2015

A man-altered-landscape on black and white film

Man-altered-landscapes is a very interesting topic in modern photography. This is my little and humble contribution to it. I liked the fog trying to erase the antenna while the snow erased anything else that might suggest a kind of human presence. Taken with an OM1 on Kodak TriX.

March 02, 2015

Portland Lighthouse on Kodak Ektar100

For the series My Lens, my Land I am using a very versatile and light Olympus OM1 and Zuiko 50mm lens. This pic of the Lighthouse at Cape Elizabeth, close to Portland, was taken a cold afternoon on Kodak Ektar 100.

February 23, 2015

Snow in Parc du Mont-Royal, Montreàl

A temperature of -20 Cº didn't stop me to wait for someone to appear on this snowy desolated path in the most known park in Montreàl, Quebèc, The Mont-Royal park. The long wait was worth it. This pic was taken with an Olympus OM1 on Kodak TX film.

February 16, 2015

Seduce my mind and you'll have my body.

A photography taken on Kodak Tmaxx with Hasselblad for the series Catastrophe and the Cure. Is there anything more beautiful than a naked woman bathed in light reading a book?

February 09, 2015

A splash of colour to my life: Kodak Ektar 100

The Olympus OM1 and the Kodak Ektar (film I liked best with combination of camera and C41 process after the tests I carried on) brought some colour into my life, photographically speaking. I like colours on film, especially as they appears on Ektar. This pic has been taken in Boston, MA, and it is a clear example of the dynamic range film has, much larger than digital. It is been a very long time I am not taking photos with digital cameras. it looks like it is going to stay that way.

February 02, 2015

Sensuality and black and white film photography

What I try most in my photography is to capture the beauty of the female body, trough sensuality and elegance, playing with the contrast and the pose in order not to loose strength in the pic. This image has been shot on Kodak Tmaxx and Hasselblad for the series Catastrophe and the Cure - Portraits of the Women I Loved

January 31, 2015

Olympus OM1 and Kodak film test

I recently bought an Olympus OM1; I am not "downgrading" from Medium Format, not at all, but I needed a light camera to carry on holidays or week-end-trips and bought this jewel from Olympus. Light and efficient, it is really quick to handle for shooting, and the 50mm 2.8 lens I have been doing these tests with is just gorgeous with a clean high resolution and organic image. 

I have been made some tests with different films (both in black and white and in colour) and different times in developing the films. I like best the results from Kodak Tmaxx 400 (the one I normally use on Medium Format, the two pics on the top) and Kodak TX 400 (the 2 pics below). 

But the most I used it the most I liked the heavy grain of the latter, in my opinion is the perfect combination with the lens, the chemicals and developing time I use and the style of my photography. And you? Which one do you like best?

January 26, 2015

Follow me! Film Photography on Tmaxx

I like pushing the Kodak Tmaxx in order to get more contrast and grain out of the film, just like in this picture of Noelí, taken in Barcelona on my Hasselblad 500c/m

January 19, 2015

In my bed. A portrait of Anna on Kodak Tmaxx

There are very few subjects as beautiful as the woman body, on which light paints mysterious and poetic shadows. And there have been very few subjects which passed and posed in front of my camera which light has loved such as it did with Anna. From Catastrophe and the Cure series, this portrait was taken on Tmaxx 400.

January 12, 2015

Undressing. A black a white portrait on film

The ritual of undressing is, in my opinion, among the most sensual and beautiful moment to portrait. Taken on Tmaxx for the series Catastrophe and the Cure.