I finally got my latest batch of films back, I’d split a couple of batches between two labs – my usual, long-standing lab, Peak Imaging, and Mein Film Lab who are based in Germany. Both labs have provided good quality scans, although I think Mein’s are slightly better…however, Peak Imaging are quicker and cheaper, so I’ve yet to decide whether to switch, but I’m impatient and tight-fisted, which may win it over.
These are relatively low resolution scans from 6x9cm Kodak Portra 800 negatives, I’ve done a high res’ scan and the detail is incredible (I’ve not published it because every time I try to export it my iMac crashes…) I know it’s wrong to fall in love with inanimate objects, but I’m in love with my new Fuji GW690III, it truly is a thing of beauty and I’m pretty sure that if I lived in The United States of America I’d legally be allowed to marry it in some weird civil ceremony.
Pictured here are Gianni Fabrizio and Beckii Flint (aka Beckii Cruel). It’s the first time Gianni has modelled for me, but I’d definitely like to work with him again. Beckii is a regular, I love working with her, she also likes getting-up for shoots in the middle of the night – the shot below was taken at 5am.