Meet another guy with similar interests and more!


The other day here in Vancouver, I happened to come across a guy who immediately caught my attention.

The reason was that he seemed to be using one of my all-time favourite cameras, a Nikon Photomic F2….one of, if not the only film camera built so solidly and with such precision, that it was chosen as the camera to be used by NASA during it’s space missions.

And in fact, the Nikon Photomic FTn was used in the Apollo 15 mission.

But anyways, back to the guy with the Nikon….his name is Miroslaw Gwiazda, who just happens a fervent film user, shooting huge quantities of Ilford 3200, as well as moving pictures and large format. He also does his own film processing, too.

I think this guy is going places….see his work here

:)

was selected as a special manufacturer of 35mm cameras for NASA.

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ME & MY PASSION! ok, you probably looked at the length of this "about me" page and thought, god, what's wrong with this guy!....does he have to start telling us his life story or something!!? well, youve come here now anyways, so why not hear what im like as a person, eh? ive been using film cameras for well over 30 years...my first one being the family yashicamat twin lens! over the years, ive both bought sold and collected film cameras...too many to tell the truth! in fact, ive been buying and selling cameras well before the internet came on the scene, so anything you purchase from me is backed by my self-styled moneyback promise.....if you dont like what youve bought, send it back within 14 days and you get all your money back...no arguments!! WHERE I STAND ON THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION! yes, i do use digital as well, but only as a ready-reckoner...i try and take most shots with my simple 2megapixel digicam....if the shot looks good, i pull out my film camera and shoot! i most defintely do not believe in digital manipulation of photographs....that in my eyes is not photography...its cheating! WHERE I USED TO LIVE, WHERE I AM NOW & WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO! i used to live in Ontario, Canada, but moved back to the UK a little while ago (its a long story..!)...but now i'm living in the one place i always wanted to be...Vancouver, BC..the next best thing to paradise on earth! as i work as a freelance writer as well as other things, i often find hat my work takes me to europe for short spells, so i get to travel a lot...not a blessing, as i just hate long flights! im a qualified Quality Assurance guy (you know...ISO 9000, auditing, documentation etc) ....99% of my skill-set is transferable so i can handle any admin or documentation-related roles....see you in BC! otherwise, i specialise in ISO 9000 auditing and documentation. my dream? to have my own thriving camera shop in Vancouver BC, whilst living in the mountains somewhere.....the best of both worlds!
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8 Responses to Meet another guy with similar interests and more!

  1. His work is brilliant! I’m so glad you shared this, Jak!!! :-)

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