Zeeshan is right, we don’t get many bag submissions from India, but when we do they are fantastic. I hope to see many more in the future. Enjoy this iconic setup.
This is Zeeshan from India. Don’t see many Indian bag submissions so hope this one finds it’s way to your feed.
I am a street photography enthusiast based out of Bangalore, India. I mostly shoot BW, largely because I relate to BW images more and partly because it’s easier to process at home.
Below is an image of my bag and my film cameras.
Nikon F5 with a 24mm2.8 afd lens – This is my work horse and most of my work in the past few years has been on this.
Leica M4 with a canon 35mm ltm lens – This is a recent acquisition and I’m loving the lightness and quietness of this set up. Zone focusing is a challenge but I am slowly getting better at it.
Hasselblad 500c – It’s not conducive to street style so I restrict it shooting portraits or stills. The details in the 120mm negative always blows my mind. I’m contemplating replacing this with a medium format rangefinder to be able to shoot some street in medium format.
Contax T2 – I was more excited about this little powerhouse than my Leica when I got it. Sadly I’m facing problems loading this with bulk rolls. It also has a rewind issue. Have shot a couple of rolls with this and the quality is top notch. I want to make this my carry around camera if I manage to fix it.
The bag is a cheap one from Amazon. The F5 & M4 are always in the bag, sometimes they make way for the Hassy or the T2.
I recently switched from Kodak to Ilford since the Hp5 bulk roll was almost half the price of the TriX. Film sourcing and labs are scarce here in India but with the recent resurgence of film abroad I am hopeful things will get better here in India as well.
Thanks for sharing your bag with us, Zeeshan. That is a cool setup. I hope India does pickup film again, it is such a beautiful place to shoot. Keep them coming folks, we need more submissions, so get your bag on Japancamerahunter.com Send me a high resolution image of the bag. Optimum size is 1500px across. Please ensure there is a bag in the shot, unless you don’t use one. The more you can write about yourself the better, make it appealing and tell us a story. Snapshots of your gear with a camera phone and no words will not be featured.
Oh and don’t forget your contact details (twitter, flickr, tumbler et al). Send the bag shots here. Please understand that there is a long wait now as there is a backlog of submissions. Not all make the cut, so make sure yours is funny/interesting/quirky. And please make sure the shot is of good quality, as the ones that are not do not go up.
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