Tag: Hasselblad

Reflections From the ROM

The ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) in Toronto has an addition that has been controversial since the day the design was announced years ago; I was in the neighbourhood recently and saw some interesting reflections in the addition.

Hasselblad 500CM, 250mm/f5.6 Zeiss Sonar lens
Ilford HP5 Plus film

Memory

I took this image on a recent walk downtown, and I don’t remember the location. There are days my memory (or lack thereof) just scares me …

Hasselblad 500CM, 50mm/f4 Distagon lens with red filter
Rollei Retro 80s film

The Beaches Through a Red Filter

Yes, I love the look of skies darkened by a red filter. To me it seems like a sense of stark drama is created, a hidden eeriness is revealed. These four images are from a recent trip down to The Beaches.

Hasselblad 500CM, 50mm/f4 Distagon lens with red filter
Rollei Retro 80s film 

Portrait in the Stone Lion Pub

The Hasselblad does not have a reputation as a great camera for available light shooting, and this portrait shot indoors on Ilford XP2 film is not technically perfect, but I like the expression.

Hasselblad 500CM, 80mm/f2.8 Planar lens
Ilford XP2 film