Tag: Kensington Market

Early Morning Sun in Kensington Market

Early in the morning recently in Kensington Market, the light was quite something.


Nikon N90s, Fuji Astia 100 E6 Slide film

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Unreality

I’ve noticed these mannequins in Kensington Market in Toronto a number of times. To me the more lifelike a mannequin is, the less real it looks.

Voigtlander Bessa R2M, 50mm/f2 Heliar Classic lens
JCH Streetpan 400 film

Cinestill 800T

Thanks to my friends at Downtown Camera in Toronto, I was able to get a test roll of Cinestill 800T film in medium format to try out. This is motion picture stock. This film has the remjet backing removed, making it safe to process in standard C-41 kits. It’ a high speed (ISO 800) film, but I shot it at EI 640. Despite the fact that it is Tungsten balanced (for incandescent lighting) I found my outdoor sunny day images on the test roll were very easy to colour correct in post.

Hasselblad 500C/M, 50mm/4 Distagon lens
Cinestill 800T film

Tilting, Looming

I liked the look of this old utility pole in Kensington Market in Toronto, as it loomed over the street, with the angle of the camera exaggerating its tilt.

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Hasselblad 500 C/M, 80mm/2.8 Planar lens
Rollei RPX400 film, stand developed in Rodinal