As is almost a yearly tradition, we made our way to the Singapore CBD area to partake in the visual sights of the Singapore Night Festival 2019! Every year, we are treated to authentic and unique visual and auditory experiences that only come out at night, and this year did not disappoint at all! This year, we had on hand our trusty Fujifilm GFX 50R and the RB67 with the modified Instax Square back!
So for this month, we have decided to talk about taking black & white photos! With various black and white (B&W) / monochrome films in the market, we decided to display some of our more exciting captures and “review” its capabilities!
We have been fervently attending the yearly iLights @ Marina Bay, a smorgasbord of new-age and tech-savvy light installations / performances that comes to life at night! This year also commemorates the Bicentennial anniversary of Singapore, when Sir Stamford Raffles first landed on Singapore, and so the iLights edition for 2019 was launched under that theme.
Ever since Fujifilm announced the Instax Square film in April 2017, this increasingly popular medium has been making headway into mainstream usage. When Fujifilm announced the Instax SQUARE SQ10, many users were left scratching their heads at its apparent “digital-analogue” nature. Lomography quickly pounced upon the occasion and announced the Lomo’Instant Square, a fully analogue camera to be used with the Instax Square film. Not to be left behind, Fujifim announced the Instax SQUARE SQ6 in May 2018, which returned to its roots with a fully analogue camera to boot.