The magic of BW photos

For those of you that haven’t noticed… I am something of a passionate amateur photographer. I’ve enjoyed photography since my early ages, playing with my father’s old camera that was already old when I was still too young to appreciate the art of ‘snapping’. The passion that was ignited then remained and in 10th grade I got a Canon camera. It was the first high-end camera that I played with. It had so many manual settings and so much zoom that it was easy to produce awesome images. I remember that the manual focus was so awesome, that you could focus on the surface of the lens… so as you can imagine I abused the lens with various things like sugar, salt, rice, ash… horrible memory! But there was something I hated about my camera – no interchangeable lenses! That’s why in 12th grade I used all the money I had saved from birthday presents and christmas presents etc. and bought my self a Pentax K-100D, and even an extra to the kit lens 70-300 Sigma lens with stabilization! Over the next years I accumulated around 10 old lenses that I used with adapters, to produce low-quality images with poor focus. It was awesome! Continue reading...