Summer and shades
Since last summer I had the idea to make a serie about people with sunglasses. At that time I didn’t know which media I would use for my project. In spring 2017 my DSLR stopped working and I started to look into Canons SLR which can adapt modern EF lenses. I bought a Canon EOS 650 second hand and from that moment I knew that my project would come to life with film roll instead of DSLR.
Design of Project
I planed to shoot this film roll with high sun to make the expression of summer. I choose random people on the streets of Copenhagen to create a randomness though out the serie. I tried to use different places with different settings as background to create variation. My first idea about aperture was to keep it as open as possible but unfortunately my first attempt of fast exposures came out with disturbing results on a “test roll”. Therefore I kept the shutter speed below 1/1000-1500s which resulted in a less shallow depth of field than I attended for this project.
Camera and film roll
I have been using the Kodak Porta 160 because of the smooth natural skin tones. For me it was the perfect choice combined with Canon EOS 650 and Canon 50 f/1.2.
A great thanks to all the people who helped to make this series come to life:
2. Benio & Francesca, London. 3. Anonymous. 4. Inge, Cph. Ø. 5. Michèle, Rome. 6. Stine, Cph. 7. Asraa, Libanon. 8. Ole, Cph. S. 9. Antonio, Spain. 10. Max & Chen, China. 11. Allan, Scotland. 12. Chris, Rotterdam. 13. Line, Cph. 14. Abby & Regan, New zeeland. 15. Yaelle, France. 16. Alberte, Cph. 17. Fabio, Itally. 18. Andre, Portugal 19. Julien & Aude, France. 20. Margaux, Paris. 21. Maria, Cph. 22. Camilla, Norge. 23. Pierre & Carole, France. 24. Olivia, Cph. 25. Andreas, Cph. 26. Thea, Cph. 27. Malorie, Bruxelles. 28. Lucile, Bruxelles. 29. Beate, Cph. 30. Thibault, Paris. 31. Katrine og Lotte, Cph. 32. Farbián, Chile. 33. Shefalie. Cph. 34. Amanda, Cph. 35. Kristina, Saint-Petersburg. 36. Luke Daniels, Boston.