In your bag No: 1397 – Antoine Loncle

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by Bellamy /

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In your bag No: 1397, Antoine Loncle
Today we have a bag from Antoine, who has recently moved to Melbourne, which is a really great place to shoot. Antoine has a load of great cameras, but I doubt he carries all of these at once. Come and check out this great gig bag.
My name is Antoine Loncle, I’m 20, French/Malaysian and am currently living in Melbourne. I moved here from Malaysia this February to study photography at PSC and it’s been great so far. Both my Grand-dads are really into photography and videography – that got passed down to my parents – and then it was only a matter of time before I picked up a camera (my first camera was actually this red Fisher-Price toy camera that shot 35mm film – it was great). I shoot mainly digital, but I’ve always had a love for film. I just remember that feeling when we came back from a holiday for a family gathering and going to collect the prints from the shops after. All that surprise in seeing what we shot was my favorite part of it all (and still is).

I got into film about two years back when my Grand-dad gave me his Yashica Electro 35. The range of film available in Malaysia wasn’t too great but I just loaded it with whatever I could get my hands on and carried it around everywhere. Eventually I got to looking at other formats, films, cameras and lenses, and of course, inevitably fell down the rabbit hole.

Now that I’m in Melbourne, film is a lot more accessible, so I’ve been shooting a lot more and experimenting with more things. With my digital, I shoot concerts and events professionally. As for film, I typically shoot street or portraiture but I’m trying to go out of my comfort zone, more towards landscapes and other things.

But enough about me; here is my loadout:

Bag:

  • ThinkTank Turnstyle 20 – Really versatile bag, I take this bag to gigs and it’s always reliable. 

Cameras: 

I usually pick two cameras of a different format (e.g: Polaroid and F4 / Mamiya and A-1, and so on) depending on how I feel when I wake up. 

  • Nikon F4, Nikkor 50mm 1.4 Ais – Usually my first choice. 
  • Canon A-1, Canon FD 50mm 1.8 – Does the job. Cool camera. 
  • Yashica Electro 35 – People keep saying it’s crap, but I’ve never had any problems. 
  • Mamiya RB67, Sekor NB 127mm 3.8 – Such a beast. Love this camera. 
  • Polaroid SX-70 – This is like my little “party trick” camera. So much fun. 

Films: 

  • Ilford HP5 – My staple for 35mm 
  • Kodak Portra 400/800 
  • Kodak Ektar 100 
  • Fuji Provia 100 – Trying this out. Slide + medium format sounds intense. 
  • Arista EDU Ultra 400 – Friend of mine gave me a roll. 
  • Impossible SX-70 Film 

Accessories:  

  • Pop out lens hood – for the RB67 
  • Cable release – so there are no wibbly wobblies 
  • Various straps – not pictured, but useful 
  • Lens cleaning pen/brush thing  
  • Microfiber cloth 
  • JCH film holder 

Miscellaneous:  

  • Moleskine – For notes, doodles and more notes. 
  • Pens 
  • Wallet 
  • Keys 
  • Nintendo 3DS – because Monster Hunter. 

So yeah… I guess that’s it. Hope you’ve all enjoyed my little bag as much as I’ve enjoyed sharing it with you. 

I don’t have too much of my film stuff posted, but here are some place you can check out my work: 

Site –  

www.frenchiesphotography.com 

Instagram –  

@loncle.bonkle 

Thanks Bellamy, Keep doing what you do!

Thanks for sharing your bag with us, Antoine. Cool to seer you rocking a JCH film case. Many thanks.
Check out the links and please come and comment.
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