The arm problem seems to have made the 5D2 camera feel like the weight of a heavy brick, so I’ve been toying with the Hipstamatic Iphone app a lot more lately. If you’re not familiar with it, the app screen resembles the front and back of a camera from the 60s. You choose your film and then pick a lens to shoot with, there’s no way to apply the filters after the fact and there’s not a way to record the original unfiltered image. So it’s a challenge until you learn the film & lens combinations that you like. After that point, the app allows you to save your combinations and you can quickly switch from one to the other or else enable a random function to choose for you.
This is the Dream Canvas film that was part of the Dali Museum pak. The burlap texture and sloppy borders are probably a deal breaker for some but I’ve grown to like them quite a lot. In the original photo, this one had a strong yellow tone to it and this version has been selectively desaturated in Lightroom to give clean whites. I also have a high key b&w version that seems to also work.
“See problems as opportunities
for growth and self-mastery.”
#296 from “The Complete Life’s
Little Instruction Book.”