This camera was the pinnacle of Yashica’s line of twin lens reflex cameras. Below are some images I have made with it, all shot around downtown Winter Haven.
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Child of the Sun
A few photos of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed campus of Florida Southern College. All are taken on a Huazhong SFJ-3 and Kodak Tri-X 400.
Superstition Is Fun
Humanity has always needed superstition to teach lessons and maintain order in our societies. Superstition can be fun. We are innately drawn to them. Even today, the use of superstition starts young. Using Santa as a fable for children to understand the consequences of being good or bad is commonplace. An omnipotent god rewarding usContinue reading “Superstition Is Fun”
A few images all from around downtown Auburndale. All shot on Holga 400 film using the Huazhong SFJ-3.
Huazhong SFJ-3 Results
Shooting film always involves a bit of uncertainty. Old cameras are prone to shutter problems, light leaks, and myriad other things that can go wrong. All this, in addition to user error, which is always more likely when shooting with an unfamiliar camera, can lead to poor results. When you add in the factor thatContinue reading “Huazhong SFJ-3 Results”
The Huazhong SFJ-3 is a Chinese-made twin lens reflex (TLR) camera made sometime from the 60’s to the 80’s. It is modeled after the Seagull 4B, and more generally the Rolleiflex. It has shutter speeds up to 1/500 sec. and a maximum aperture of f/3.5. The focal length of the lens is 75mm. It’s simple,Continue reading
Just Over the Fence
Behind my house, just over the fence, is Sherwood Forest, where I will steal from the rich and give to the poor with Robin Hood. Behind my house, just over the fence, is Fangorn, where I will travel with Treebeard and battle the forces of Saruman. Behind my house, just over the fence, is OzContinue reading “Just Over the Fence”