Olympus Trip 35: First Film

Olympus Trip 35: First Film

I had a week off in early January last year (2017, I know its taken me this long)! On the first weekend I was in a charity shop and I found an Olympus Trip 35 for sale. The camera in question was 'sold as seen' and they didn't know whether it worked. I had some spare film kicking around from my University days, as I did try and get into film photography while there but didn't have enough time to do so.  I thought it would be best to test it, with a…Read more
Design, Mr Bond.

Design, Mr Bond.

As a kid the James Bond film franchise captivated my mind as I watched on, by the age of 12, I had seen all of the bond films released to that point. The design of the whole franchise is something I haven't been able to critique as a design student. In particular the logo that has been used from the start, in 1962, with the film ‘DR. NO.’ It has taken on a number of changes as technology has improved, the shape of the design has sharpened, and improved. As a graphic motif,…Read more