GalleriesHalf-frame Diptychs

Yashica Samurai X3.0 cameraThis photographs were taken using a Yashica Samurai X3.0 camera. The Samurai is really just a standard auto-everything point-and-shoot camera from the late 1980s, but it haas two features that separate it from the pack (apart from it's video camera styling that is!): it is actually an SLR camera, and it's a half-frame camera. This means that it shoots 72 18x24mm negatives on a 36 exposure role of film, instead of the usual 36 24x36mm negatives.

If when you take half-frame films to a normal commercial D&P shop and asked for them to be developed as if they had been shot on a standard full-frame camera you will get two images on each print separated by a thick black line. So here's the challenge: take images that compliment each other and look like they were intended to be seem together on the same print!

London

The first 8 were all taken at the Barbican, the remaining f4 were taken around King's Cross.

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Edinburgh

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