Holga 135 BC | Views of Swansea Bay

Using my Christmas money in 2012, whilst in my final term of my final year at uni I bought myself a Holga 135 BC camera; the camera that kinda started it all.

This was one of the first films I shot on this camera, so I walked down to the beach, which was only about a 15 minute walk (definitely didn't take advantage during my time in Swansea) and snapped away to my little heart's content.

As you will see, Swansea really is a beautiful place and if you haven't been, you should go and then go to the Gower, but I'll carry on about the camera. The Holga 135 BC has a plastic lens with artificial vignetting to enhance the effect. I love how the pictures come out with this camera, they have a moody dream-like quality to them. 

Although these pictures were taken over two years ago, I know that the film was a Kodak Superior Xtra 400 (I always make a note on the packet of prints when I get them back). And again, I chose to have the photos printed matte with a border.

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