Nothing special going on. Just Lithuanian autumn vibes.
It’s my first time shooting this camera. The images came out really good! It’s sad though that the lcd screen is broken so I can’t set a proper date.
film: Kodak Portra 400
Gamta, sukūrusi jį, davė jam tvirtą kūną ir pasitenkinimą žmonėmis – kad nugyventų visus jam skirtus metus kaip vaikas. Jis buvo toks nuoširdus ir neužterštas, kad nežinotum, kaip jį pristatyti žmonėms, – tas pats, kaip norėtum pristatyti savo kaimynui švilpiką. Kiekvienas turi jį pažinti pats.
H. D. Toro (Voldenas, arba gyvenimas miške)
Sometimes the best photos turn out to be the ones that were taken instantly without giving it another shot. It is even kinda ironic that the one of the best photo of me and Maria together is the one that we didn’t even know if the film was in the camera. So here are some shots / selfies taken with Polaroid 600.
There are people which doesn’t get too attached to their home. They like to go out all the time and just need a place to sleep. Another type of people is those to whom home is very important. Me and Maria are these kind of people. As much as we love to go out, travel, etc. We really love spending time at home – ours or one of our parents.Read More
Film: Kodak Ektar 100
He was a boy, she was a girl
Can I make it any more obvious?
He's just a boy and I'm just a girl
Can I make it any more obvious?
We are in love, haven't you heard
How we rock each other's world?
July 4-8 in Gdynia we were dancing and singing in Opener festival. For me, it was 4th time and for Mario it was 2nd. We were travelling to the festival by motorcycle and that was hard especially this time because we had so much stuff. I took Polaroid 600 and Rollei35T cameras and used FujiSuperia400 film. Just like the 2nd time in Opener (2016) – it was impossible without football and pitch was prepared for that. We have got super lucky to get into a party in a van which drove us from Gdynia to Opener area. Last day with the last line-upper Bruno Mars – show with fireworks.
Main stars for Opener’18: Gorillaz for sure.
Last July week was spent in a forest. We had 4 cameras, food, lake, tent, books and each other.
Fishes around legs, biting and following you.
These are taken with Lomo Fisheye 2 that we bought recently. We took these Bulb photographs of each other:
We had Christmas lights and flash+bulb combination here worked good:
This is were we had breakfasts, lunches and dinners:
Then we had some swimmers-guests who loved spending time and playing in
I, I follow, I follow youLykke Li
Deep sea baby, I follow you
I, I follow, I follow you
Dark doom honey, I follow you
I like following Maria. I like taking pictures of her. Maria likes all kinds of plants. I like taking pictures of her watching blossoming plants.
I think Maria looks nice between plants. She talks to them.
I like to follow Maria in trams and trains. She wanders through the window into the nature and people.
I also have to follow her instructions. Even though at that time I might not look like I am enjoying that, but – I like following her. She looks happy while taking photos of me.
Camera: Lomo Fisheye 2 (click to see how it looks like)
Film: 35mm, Kodak Gold 200
At the end of the July, we started our voyage toward Prague. We have also visited Teplice rocks, spent time in Katowice, walked through Prague and with our way back – rested in a big traffic, slept in creepy camping and had some unexpected motorcycle issues!
It was pretty hard to take this pic because the camera is light and the wind is a speedway is quite big.
When I am not sleeping or reading I see this view all the time!
Katowice and saying goodbye to one guy who made this road with us.
Traffic hit me
June ended with great World Cup matches in Amsterdam. We went there to see and finally hear Jack White. Amsterdam was cute, wheeled, warm, tasty and floral.
I took Rollei35T with Kodak Color Plus.
Žmonės sakė, kad mums labai pasisekė – taip šilta Amstery nebūna. Prabuvę keturias dienas ten ir grįžę Lietuvon ir pasakoję, kaip sekėsi, tik pokalbio gale prisimindavom, kad važiavom ten ne miesto aplankyt, o Jacko pamatyt.
First 6×6 format camera I bought when I was 17 years old, it was 2011. These photgraphs are taken with Lubitel 166B (my first 120 Camera), Yashica 635, Diana F+ and Moskva 4B.
Film: Ektar, Portra, Ilford FP4+
Lubitel 166B, 2011/september, FIRST LIUBITEL SHOT
Moskva 4B, January2013, very cold, no chance to see sun. My friends mom camera:
Diana F+, 2014 October, Trakai, House full of cats and one big dog, I’m alone:
Yashica 635 and triple-exp, 12th grade, autumn, no kids outside, cold:
Yashica 635, Vivian Mayer did many self-port with sad figure, my first apartment:
Yashica 635, 2012 December, moms coat and old dog:
Lubteil 166B and double-expo, 2011 november, Israel:
Lubitel166B, me in my own room, 2011 Winter, Check Republic:
Lubitel166B and tulips
We met almost 5 years ago and I had a chance to understand how serious and playful you are. Also sleepy all the time. And hungry.
You are my Kid A, as one of my favourite Radiohead album.
2017 April, Klaipeda and Vilnius.
Yashica 635 – double format DLR camera which uses 120 film. Presented in 1958. It has possibility to use 35 mm film as well with adaptor kit. Camera looks so gorgeous.
I bought it when I was in 11th grade in Vilnius and back then it costs me around 200 EUR.
Film – Ilford FP4+ 125.
Developer – I guess it was Ilford Perceptol with grain.
It was my very first Opener. (2015 July 1-4 in Gdynia). For us it was such a magical time because we waited for it whole year. We were talking about line-ups and artists and preparing for festival since September 1st in 2014 when we bought fan tickets.
I took Zenit11 camera with Kodak Color Plus film. Actually, it is forbidden to take camera to Opener area but they do not consider Zenit as professional one – so they let me in. I also was using Polaroid 600 camera there.
2015 Opener Line-up had Alabama Shakes, A$AP Rocky, Alt-J, Chet Faker, Die Antwoord (!!), Disclosure, Eagles of Death Metal, Faithless, Flume, Johnny Greenwood, Jose Gonzalez, Kasabian (!!), Modest Mouse, St Vincent, Swans, The Prodigy. Such a wonderful line-up for 4 days.
Funny was always to ask people to take photo with Polaroid of all us because mostly people there were like – what to push, whats next and so on.
This shot was taken when were running to see Chet Faker. Auguste is happy because we managed to take 1 beer from car and nobody took it from us.
Here is the most festival shot of Dziugas and Marija. I asked them to kiss and Marija found this place. They are very beautiful couple.
This is me and my close friend Tomas who is musician as well and one day he will perform at Opener Stage. I had pastel violet hair near roots. This is one of the first shows where you see A$AP Rocky. I waited for him so much. Beach Gdynia Babie Doly where we were resting. Its like 5km from camping. Mykolas which is first from right side looks like he is representing dentist job.
This place was our safe spot. If someone loses you, you know where to find your friend.
I’ve been thinking about writing a story post for a while now. Didn’t feel like doing it until now, though. But recently I took a good series of motorcycle photos and thought that I want to tell you more about how motorcycles make me feel.
My relationship with motorcycles started a long time. When I was a kid my parents had an old Iž Planeta 5 motorcycle. My dad would take me together when going somewhere with it. I remember how I loved feeling the wind going through my hair. Later, when I was around 12 years old I got my first bike – Riga moped. It had pedals and a small two-stroke engine. I remember how I used to push that bike for it to start. When I had it I understood that I can tinker it a bit and it would run better and faster. Guess that’s the time I started to work on machines.
The love for motorcycles didn’t go anywhere. From those days I knew that I would always ride a bike. It makes me feel confident. As a matter of fact – just yesterday I had my driving exam and passed it! ? Now I can ride whatever motorcycle I want; no more restrictions! ?
There is something special about owning and riding a motorcycle. One thing is that you have to work on your motorcycle. You have to take care of it if you want it to be trustworthy. It’s like having a real relatioship – you have to put effort and show respect if you want to receive the same. It might look like your motorcycle should be the one serving you. And that is true. You should not be your motorcycle’s slave. But don’t expect your motorcycle to do all the work!
Another thing about motorcycles that drives me is when you ride your motorcycle. IT JUST FEELS DAMN GOOD! It makes me feel calm and restores confidence. I feel that I can achieve anything I want when I ride my motorcycle. And the community of motorcycle drivers – you feel as a part of people who likes the feel of freedom; people who is open-minded; people who loves motorcycles. You even greet other motorcyclists when you meet them on road! ?
I guess that’s it for now. Maybe I inspired you a bit to get yourself a motorcycle and join this journey. If not – at least I hope you liked the photos! Have a good one!
Film taken in 2018, February, in Roque Nublo, Gran Canaria. In 1st and 2nd you see young French father who climbed to this peak together with his child and father. 3rd photograph is about German couple. They had just moved in, somewhere in Germany. When you are in mountains you are alone or you are with someone. Pity, but I was on my own, sitting, climbing and wondering how beautiful it would be to play here with my friend, with Mario. We will go to the mountains, soooon!
Ir kalnuose visada būna taip – vieni pamato ir nori lipti žemyn, išsigalvoja kaip nori namo ar tikina esą pavargę. Apačioje visada būna ko užkasti ir atsigerti. Kiti užkopę mato neprieitas vietas ir kalnų grindinis, kur galėtų prisėsti. Teritorija pasisavina ir ten lieka, žiūri, skaito, rašo arba galvoja.
Jeigu gamtoje ir yra kas nors nuostabaus, tai kalnai. Ir tik dėl to, kad jie atrodo kaip griuvėsiai. Didžiulio, mistinio miesto griuvėsiai. (Sigitas)
It was my 3rd Opener festival which takes place in Gdynia, Poland. People are here for many reasons. Mine was beloved Radiohead which I have seen and heard twice in mah laif. Marijus came for Foo Fighters and Auguste was here for M.I.A.
Marijus looked so hip hop.
People standing and waiting for Radiohead concert. We waited for 3 hours to be as close as possible!
So happy people banging after concert. We were just sitting and impressed about the musicians and Yorke and lights and techno.