Welcome to the fall

Take this invitation
Bishops Queen to Pawn
All of us were taken
All that was is gone
Of this information
Shames us one and all
Where’s my compensation?
Watching others fall
Welcome to the fall
Everything is useless
Nothing works at all
Nothing ever matters
Welcome to the fall
Welcome to the fall
Welcome to the fall
Welcome to the fall

from Ministry’s Filth Pig (1995).

Taken with an Olympus OM1-MD and a 50mm 1.4 with an extension ring of 25mm, the film is an heavily abused hp5+, pushed, overexposed and well basically abused…

Isolation mk.II?

An old man in Tripoli, Lebanon

This old man is probably repairing a kettle of some sort (actually not, see comments). He was doing it out of a small shop — barely a closet in the wall, to be fair — and was kind enough to let me take his portrait. I like his stare, very profound and serene. I like to think of him as wise but there is no way to know …

It was shot with the Olympus OM2-MD and the fabulous 50mm 1.4 on the¬†ubiquitous¬†Ilford hp5+ @ 400iso, thereby developed at home in my bathroom in the traditional standing rodinal souping …