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Some analogue love

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I mentioned before on this post that I got my first ever 35mm film camera, the Pentax K1000. I thought that I'd share the photos I took with my first roll of film.

The roll of film I used is the Fujicolor Superia Xtra 400, which is just a cheap film roll you can get anywhere. Because I had the 36 exposures, I decided to do a short YouTube video showing all the shots I took, from beginning to end...all the good and the bad.

All these photos are unedited and scanned from the negative.


Guys, I am so pleased with this camera and just love the whole experience of shooting with film.

Although I will still shoot primarily with my Canon mirrorless because of how easy the process is with digital, I think film photography is just a great way to slow down the experience of taking pics. It really makes you more aware of what to shoot (since you're limited to the number of film exposures). I'll post some of the film photos here once in awhile. (Unfortunately, I don't intend to deve…

Dog days of summer

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"Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the treehouse; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape...."To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
















Grey Gardens

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Yay for flowy dresses in summer! Well, I wear them year round, but they really are the best for hot days.:)

The title has nothing to do with the outfit except for the colour of the dress. Have you seen Grey Gardens ? Loved that documentary.




In white

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I don't usually wear white as I'm the clumsiest person in the world, but man, when the days are sooooo hot that only bright outfits can suffice, what's a girl gotta do?



New in...new gear

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Well, technically not new because this is a vintage...it's my new-to-me Asahi Pentax K1000 camera with a 50mm lens. It's my first 35mm film camera EVER. So excited!

The Pentax K1000 is well-known to many photography enthusiasts because this simple fully-mechanical/fully-manual camera is used in schools a lot for beginner photography/art classes. Only the light meter uses the battery, so even when you run out of battery power, you can still take pictures. This thing is built like a tank!


Knowing how to shoot with film will hopefully improve my photography skills. Lately, I find that I edit most of my photos imitating the film look anyway, so I thought might as well get the real deal. AMIRITE?!?!
I might have also been influenced by Tokyo Camera Style.:D
You set everything yourself: ISO, aperture and shutter speed.
I've already been shooting with it, and OMG! I don't know how any of the pics are turning out, as it's so different from digital where you can review your…

Wrinkle in time

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I am the worst fashion blogger. I really should pay attention to the little details. My older sis once said that I should really iron my clothes before I post it here...I say NEVER! Bwahaha!




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What have I been watching #6: Korean edition

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These are all the movies I've watched recently that I've really loved...all Korean movies, guys. Most of these are not "easy" watching, as I'm a fan of the horror and revenge genre, but guys, I would still highly recommend these.

One thing I love about Korean movies is that a happy ending is not always guaranteed so there's always that element of surprise at the end coz you don't really know what to expect. Korean revenge movies are also THE.BEST.EVER. Park Chan Wook's Vengeance Trilogy...nuff said....

(These are not new releases so you can watch them on Amazon Prime, DramaFever or Netflix.).

all images from imdb.com and movie synopsis from Amazon Prime/Netflix

1) Memories of Murder
In a small Korean province in 1986, three detectives struggle with the case of multiple young women being found raped and murdered by an unknown culprit.
 Song Kang Ho is such an amazing actor  I honestly don't think you can go wrong with any of his movies. 

2) The Piper

A…