Author Archives: Instax Magician

Lego + expired film II

Shooting with expired films is an indulging experience. The pictures are so unique and there are always surprises. I particularly like shooting expired films with people. It reminds me a proverb in Chinese: With clothes the new are the best, … Continue reading

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Lego Instant Camera shooting with expired films

So old camera should use old film. It makes a lot of sense, right? For my 100 years old Lego Instant Camera, I gonna use some “really old film” – Fuji Instax Mini film expired in Mar 2014. Merely from … Continue reading

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Lomography’s article on Lego Instant Camera

Thanks Lomography for the feature of the 100 years old Lego camera. I hope it helps to preserve the great creation by the masters in the past. Kindly refer to the following link for the article. https://www.lomography.com/magazine/335554-refurbishing-a-century-old-camera-with-lego    

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China Club encounter

Recent visit to China Club. Many interesting events recently related to the renaissance man Sir David Tang.

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Picture of the day

Contessa Nettel Lego Instant Camera The art of shooting with a vintage camera of the vintage cover of a vintage book.

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A night at F22 foto space

I’m honored to participate in the fantastic opening ceremony of F22 foto space last Friday. With an elegant and classy interior, F22 foto space is a gallery focusing on photo art and contemporary design. Everything associated with this gallery has … Continue reading

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Pictures from 90 years old film camara

Follow up on yesterday’s post, here are more pictures sample from my 90-year old Zeiss Ikon Trona Lego Instant Camera. A friend of mine said it looks like pictures from decades ago, despite the obvious modern design of the film … Continue reading

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Instant back in time – Shooting with a 90 years old Lego Instant Camera

This is probably the oldest Lego Camera in the world This is my latest attempt to revive a 90 years old camera using Lego bricks together with instant films. Not too many people would have experience to use a camera … Continue reading

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Lomo Instant Wide Modification

I have been working on this Lomo’ Instant Wide – Magician edition for awhile and just released officially today in Lomography magazine. If you are interested to get one, please feel free to leave a message in this blog. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Instax Mini 70 modification

It is a new adaption of my modification of Instax mini camera. It uses a prime lens 75mm F3.5 that I extracted from a Ross London 1620 camera. The excellent optics and 75mm view made it an ideal lens for … Continue reading

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