12. desember 2011

At the crossing and a grandaddy three

Just a small update.

I visited Glomma river on Sunday, because I wanted to use the Hasselblad for a bit, been a while since the last time I did.

I got a new lens for it, a Zeiss Tessar T* CB 160/4,8, which I actually hadn't tried out yet, so I was long over due.

I went to Fetsund lenser (timber floating industry area) at the river crossing at Fetsund (doh), because there are still bits and pieces of the old timber floating industry in the area, creating some interest in the photos along the river.

Temperature was around -7 degrees Celsius and it was pretty drafty up on the bridge itself, so it was a pretty chilly outing on my part. ^^

Haselblad 503CW, Zeiss Tessar 160, Tri-X 320, Tetenal Ultrafin

Haselblad 503CW, Zeiss Planar 80mm, Tri-X 320, Tetenal Ultrafin

Haselblad 503CW, Zeiss Tessar 160, Tri-X 320, Tetenal Ultrafin

Also, about a week ago, I was once again up in Maridalen in Oslo to stalk this three I found. The other times I've been there, the light wasn't right, so the photos weren't any good.

This time though, the sky and light was more interesting, these shots were made with the Mamiya RZ 67 pro II and the 50mm lens, I also used a very heavy red filter (#25)..

Mamiya RZ67 Pro II, Mamiya 50mm, Fomapan 100, Tetenal Ultrafin

From that session, I made a lith print of one of the photos that came out ok.
Sorry about the quality on this one, this is a photo of he actual print, it was still wet from processing.
Because of it's size, it is to large for my flatbed scanner.

The colors stame from the Lith process and are accurate.

Grand daddy three, Lith print. Mamiya RZ67 Pro II, Mamiya 50mm, Fomapan 100, Tetenal Ultrafin

Next I will be heading up to the polar regions of Norway, for the annual Christmas vacation. Hopefully the weather and solar flares will be on my side this year, as I am, yet again, going to try to hunt down the Aurora Borealis (northern lights) during my stay.

Have a nice Christmas by the way! \o/

21. november 2011

Foggy walking Sunday......with unexpected IR ^^

Finally got the chance to take a trip, to try out a new 120 film on Sunday.
I've been dying to try it out, but weather and time hasn't been on my side, the sun also sets very early this time of year, so if you're not out at noon, you may as well just forget about it.

Here are some photos, taken with Rollei retro 80s, a vintage looking b&w film with some unique properties: It's sensitivity extends into the near infrared spectrum (up to 750nm), meaning you can use if for infrared photography when you use opaque filters like Hoya R72 and others.

Some even report IR-effects with yellow and red filters, but "pure" woods effect is usually only possible with opaque filters.

Very little grain, good resolution and excellent tonality in this film, cannot wait to try it out for people as well.

Anyway, weather is weather, cannot do much about the fog, so one may as well work with it, instead of trying to wait it out. =)

- So I decided to take a trip to Lillestrøm (more specific to Nitelva) to make some moody fog-shots. :)

All photos are taken with the Mamiya RZ67 pro II, then developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1+20 for 11 minutes @ 20 degrees, 5 minute pre-soak.

I think the photos came out alright, very tranquil mood. The Sunday walk was a relaxing bonus anyway, nothing like getting out in fresh air, instead of being a lazy, weekend, couch-potato. ^^

Resting place
Tiny island
Swan-lake :P
The bend
River shoreline
River shoreline 20 second infrared shot (Hoya R72)

The wet-prints have another character, but I cannot post any scans from those yet, as they are still drying.
The toning in the above photos, simulate gold-toning (which I have done with my actual prints), contrary to what one may believe, gold toning gives b&w prints a cold blue hue and is used for archival, as well as artistic purposes. See: Wikipedia on print toning

Funny that the last shot showed any IR-effect at all, because it was pretty late in the afternoon, it's late autumn/beginning of winter and the fog was thick as heck.

Just goes to show; it pays to experiment a little. ^^

7. november 2011

Caffenol silverprint


Just got an enlarger (for photo, not that other thing :P).

So, now I can make my own prints, finally the last 50% of real photography can start.

I was out shooting in Frognerparken here in Oslo on Saturday, foggy and rainy, but made for an interesting session with my Mamiya.

Looked like people were amazed that there are photographers still using cameras bigger than their Ixus, because people gave me looooooooooong looks as I hovered above the massive Mamiya on the tripod, checking focus, reading the distance scale and measuring light with my light meter.

Yes, that's someone photographing, now move along :)

Anyway, I got a little hint on Apug that you can not only use caffenol to develop film, you can also use it to develop the paper as well (in the darkroom.......for those too young to remember that a lot of photographers used to do their own b&w film and print-processing at home ^^)

The print took "forever" to form, about 10 minutes or so....normally it takes 1-2 minutes in conventional developers.

Check it out (click the photo for bigger version):

Caffenol silverprint (Paper is "Work by Tetenal grade 3", developer is Caffenol-c-h)
This is a straight scan from my print, the print is about A4, the toning is from the coffee, cool huh?
On first glance, it looks kind of foggy, but it was a foggy day, so.....I may try it in another caffenol configuration to see if it gets a little more clear, although I doubt it due to the nature of the light and the natural haze in the scene.

It took a little too long to form in the tray (paper almost fell apart), so next time I'll probably use straight Caffenol-c-l or Caffenol-c-m anyway, no Potassiom bromide in the mix, to see if it develops faster.

If you're really hardcore, I suppose you can soup a film in Caffenol, pour the developer back into a bottle and use the same soup to develop a print from your coffee developed film later

(I'm not doing that yet, because I am currently testing out 1-2 developers for films that I have to get to know their quirks a little)

Too many variables will make the path of consistency difficult :)

Damn this is so much fun! =D

4. november 2011

Another medium format pick-up

A little update on my medium format adventure.

This time, I've gotten hold of a Mamiya RZ67 pro II.
I got it for a very nice price as well, with two lenses, one 50mm and one 110mm. (in 35mm terms, this is comparable to a 24mm lens and a 55mm lens)

Compared to the Hasselblad 503CW, the Mamiya RZ67 is one massive bugger and I loooooove it =D
The Mamiya shoots in 6*7 format, so the negatives are a little bigger than the Hassy negs. Still, it's almost square, the huge mirror and view-finder are something to behold as well.

Because the negs are bigger than the Hasselblad, you only get 10 frames per film, compared to 12 with the Hasselblad.

Check this photo as a reference on how bulky and big that camera is (external link):

I also got a nice carrying bag with the camera, a small Seconic l-208 incident/reflected light meter and a remote shutter release, oh an also some film! (Tri-x 320 and Velvia 50), basically all I needed to just go out and shoot, which I did. =D (after spending two days browsing the user manual and checking out youtube)

First trip, I loaded the camera with some (verified to be good) film: Fuji Acros 100 ISO, which I later developed in Rodinal 1:50.
I got to test both lenses with this film and I am very impressed with the image quality.

Here are some samples from my trip, it was mostly for shooting up a roll, test the camera and meter the light correctly and off course, to check the results. Aesthetics was somewhat downplayed, sorry for boring subjects. ^^

Restored old farm, tourist spot mainly, Fuji Acros 100 in Rodinal 1:50, Mamiya 110mm lens
Field, Fuji Acros 100 in Rodinal 1:50, Mamiya 50mm, 3-stop ND-grad, 2-stop polarizer
Hooorzzzie, Fuji Acros 100 in Rodinal 1:50, Mamiya 110mm lens

The second outing was last Sunday, I drove like crazy to reach the islands of Hvaler before the sun went down.

The camera was loaded with Kodak Tri-X 320 the former day, so once I reached the island area, I fired off 10 frames of that first (I wanted to develop and check that particular film, as I've heard so much about it from the older guys).

After that, I loaded the camera with one of the (expired) Velvia 50 rolls I got with the camera.

Metering was difficult, because I was short on time and I also used a combination of a 2-stop polarizer and 3 stops of grad-filters. Moving from ISO 320 down to ISO 50, while trying to calculate everything in your head AND having the wind blowing and sun disappearing, made for some funny math out there I can tell you :P

I kind of knew that the Velvias would be underexposed, because I almost guestimated the exposure-time, but I forgot to take Reciprocity failure factor into account, which, for Velvia means that when you are looking at measured exposure around 15 seconds, you almost need to double that to get the correct exposure for the film.

A table showing measured vs correct values can be seen here:

Ah....well, I'll get it right the next time around, cheesy sunsets happens every single day, luckily :)

First a Tri-X 320 shot with the 50mm lens:

Sea-scape, Kodak Tri-x in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20 for 4 minutes, Mamiya 50mm lens, 3 stop ND-grad, 2 stop Polarizer
After changing film in the film back, I fired of a shot with the camera in just about the same position, too bad it was under-exposed though and the grad-filters were too low, I think it was like a 5 second exposure :)
Sea-scape II, Fuji Velvia 50 ASA, Mamiya 50mm lens, 3 stop ND-grad, 2 stop Polarizer
This last shot came out the way I wanted it to, I like the coolish magenta cast.
Sea-scape III, Fuji Velvia 50 ASA, Mamiya 50mm lens, 3 stop ND-grad, 2 stop Polarizer, 25 second exposure

All in all, I really like the Mamiya camera, this will definately be my landscape mainstay, while the Hasselblad will serve more for model-photography, a little landscape and this and that.
- Both cameras will see action in the studio and I am looking forward trying them out in that context.

Funny thing about the RZ67 is that, to get mirror lockup with bulb exposure, you need TWO remote triggers, one to flip up the massive mirror and another to fire the shutter on the lens, looks kinda funny.

Oh, the Velvia shots are developed at Labdoka in Oslo, I urge anyone with the need to develop 120 film to visit this guy, prices are reasonable and delivery is fast.
He sells films, developers, fixers and stuff too and he is also a nice and helpful guy, so you can ask and get tips and pointers for films and equipment etc, reccomended. =)

Time to finish work soon, so I can play some more with my new toys this weekend \o/

10. oktober 2011

A visit to the abandoned school

This weekend, I took a trip somewhere in the south of Norway to get up close and personal with an abandoned school that I heard of.

Apparently, the school was abandoned several years ago, so it still has some time left before it gets that really haunted feeling. Still it is pretty wrecked due to water leakage trough the roof. (which school in this country DOES NOT leak like a sieve anyway?).

The smell of mold hit me as I entered the building, even though the building was rather airy, due to several broken windows.

Also, some doors were slamming now and again, creating a bit of an eerie feel to the whole excursion :)

I am not afraid of the dark, so walking around and photographing a place like this really doesn't bother me, but the sounds kept me on edge, because there are people living near by and I was unsure on the activity.

- The "Klack, Klack.........KLACK" noises from my camera as I took my three, bracket-exposures also seemed to linger in the corridors somehow. :)
The first room I came to, was a regular classrom I suppose, a map of southern Norway hanging in front of the black-board, water damage on the floor and in the ceiling.
All the desks and chairs were removed, so there were only empty rooms left.

The setting sun made for some nice,warm light.
Geography class
1ds mark II, 3 exposure bracket, tonemapped HDR.

On the black-board it said "Last day, have a nice summer!".
- No one was to return, so last day indeed. :)

The next room I found interesting, was the school kitchen classroom (don't know the proper word for the place where you have the cooking-classes, Home Economics???).
Anyway, the tell-tale sign, was the fan-systems hanging from the ceiling.

There was a huge puddle on the floor in there, which I used to the max to get some nice reflections in the shot.

The shot could have been a bit messy, if it hadn't been for the lighting conditions, because the reflected sunlight, creates almost a gold-feel to the various objects in there.

Still, this room was far from gold plated :)

Kitchen classroom
1ds mark II, 3 exposure bracket, tonemapped HDR.

The final room i shot (there were several I didn't shoot), was also a regular classroom, just simply a few lamps dangling from the ceiling and some really gunky water damage on the floor (I actually think I saw something move or grow in the gunk, haha!).

Three lamps
1ds mark II, 3 exposure bracket, tonemapped HDR.

Unsure about the over-all light on this one, but the lamps came out pretty cool. ^^

Generally, the quiet mood and the sense of being vacated more or less in a few weeks, gave me the idea of giving at least a few photos a warm, end of summer-feel. Pacing around the corridors, passing doors with signs like "School nurse", "Science room" and so on, made me think about my own time from 13-16, being in school, getting vaccine-shots, being madly in love with some girl in the other class, getting slightly more mature in thought, hopes and dreams for the future and endless hours in the classroom, being utterly bored. =)

Not sure how this place will work as an location for future shoots, because a car pulled up as I was heading out and two men were checking out the building from the outside.
I had to wait until they rounded the corner before I sneaked out and left.

It's a two-floor building, but I never really did explore the lower parts, due to time and fading light, but I am sure there can be interesting things to be seen in the lower parts as well.

What I really liked about this place, was the absence of graffiti-crap.

Made for a real "Take only photographs, leave only footprints" experience. =)

22. september 2011

Going backwards in time, again =)

Ok, ok....I admit that 90% of my photography is digital, Lightroom and Photoshop.

The other 10% is analogue (film based).

Still, those 10% are part of a very different and fascinating world. :)
I am fascinated with the subject of old cameras and equipment and the manual, slower process, - how much of that is science and how is "touchy-feely" and pure talent.

I am currently looking to buy into medium format film as well these days, checking the marked for a decently priced Hasselblad 503CW, like this one:

They are expensive (but they cost just 1/5th of what they used to sell for when they were new).

The Hasselblad is a 6cm*6cm format camera, producing pretty big negatives on 120 film compared to the regular 135mm small format we are used to.

A comparison in relative film-size can be seen here:

Comparing medium format to digital is difficult, but a 6cm*6cm negative can yield between 40 and 80 megapixels of information, depending on film type and glass, processing etc.
So yes, medium format IS still better than most digital cameras today in that respect.

Naturally then, a medium format negative will yield more detail, less grain and better tonality than 135mm film, I can still develop the medium format film at home, as my negative-spools on my paterson tank can take 120 film as well. \o/

So anyway, I was doing some research on Ilford Pan f plus (50 ASA) and caffenol and stubled over this article at the caffenol blog.

Polypan F film, in 90 meter bulk-rolls. The film is actually 135mm film-film..:P ok then it's Cine-film ^^
Trough a process called "bulk-loading", you can use it for photography like a regular 135mm film. (it is a bit thinner, but fully usable as a regular film).

The seller on eBay currently has 6 rolls left (I bought one), the price  is around €30, but it's 90 meters, which translates to about 55'ish rolls of 36 frame films. =D

The film itself is rated at 50 ASA, just like the current Ilford Panf plus, cool!

So, this is a dirt-cheap solution, especially when coupled with caffenol.
The film yields really nice photos as well, I simply love the retro-look it produces, see the photos in the above link, especially the photos of the old camera..

.So, what to I need?

- A bulk loader, like this one:

- A few empty 35mm film casettes (less than $1 on B&H, or you can get them off eBay)

I bought plastic ones, as they have a screw-top, which is safer than the pop-on, pop-off metal ones, at least thats what the reviewers said. :)

Then you spool up a few rolls after loading your daylight loader with film and off you go.

As usual, youtube has nice video tutorials on how to do things when you are stuck :)

Other than that, I've also placed an order for some Fomapan 100 120 b&w film from a great resource, the lomography web shop ( http://shop.lomography.com/ ), you can also order the film from http://www.fomafoto.com/ and even http://www.fomafoto.no/ if you're in Norway.

The lomography-shop carry both 35mm and 120 (medium format) film types.
In addition they also sell many weird cameras with varying photographic quality (It's a Lomo photography site after all).
Anyway, that was a really cool find, as I want to try out some of the classic oldies film types.

Next blog entry will be about digital stuff I think. =)

4. september 2011

2011, the summer that never quite was

I'm sure glad I got a classic holliday-trip to warmer parts of the world this year. :P
First, here's 10 minutes of rain-sounds, knock yourself out:
Sound of rain without music

And, here's my dedication to the summer in Oslo 2011, oh sorry, I meant "summer".
Now you got the proper sound to view the photos with :)

May 2012 bring us a good summer, it's been a few years since the last really nice summer to be honest.


25. august 2011

Making your own film developer from coffee??


It actually IS possible to make your own developer from more or less common house-hold items. Haha, funny! \o/

Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8.
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes

Ok, I messed around on google after the Bettie Page shoot, to research a little more into vintage film and analogue processing and stumbled upon a very interesting site The caffenol blog

I've heard some talk about developing film in coffee before, but never really looked into it, thinking the results would be pretty lousy.

Anyway, the first entry on that blog here, gives the base recipe for Caffenol-C-M, which is suitable for film-speeds below 400 ASA.

The ingredients (1000ml solution) are
- 1 Liter of water
- Coffee (duh): 40 grams
- Sodium Carbonate: 54 grams
- Vitamin-C (Ascorbic Acid) 16 grams

Optionally also 1 to 0.5 grams of Potassium bromide (Nor. Kalium Bromid), to reduce fogging on film, developing film with speeds 400 ASA or more, or when pushing.

The following notes are based upon cutting the ingredients in half. I am a low volume film-guy, developing the odd film now and then, so I only need to mix 500ml solutions.

In Norway, you can get Sodium Carbonate at "Meny" in the form of "Krystallsoda". It's water free (I heated it in the oven and checked it for weight-loss), cost almost nothing, and the 450 gram bottle will last you for about 16 rolls of 135mm film at 500ml solutions.

The vitamin-C component is a little more tricky, but it isn't harder than going into your local pharmacy and ask for ascorbic acid.
It's a little expensive, but the recipe yields only 8 grams of this stuff per film at 500ml solution, so a typical 100 gram bottle will last you for about 12 films.
Edit: I was in Sweden and found Ascorbic Acid in the spice-rack at MaxiMat, 10,90 SEK for 35 grams, so if you can, take some with you the next time you are there ^^

Potassium bromide (Nor. Kalium Bromid), herby referred to as Kbr, is insanely expensive here in Norway, the cost is around 1200,- NOK per 1000grams.
- On eBay you can get 500 gram for $12, but the purity is probably a little different from the pharmaceutical stuff, still it's good enough for this use.

Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8.
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes

- I did NOT use Kbr on these photos, as my film speed was 100 ASA. Also, internet hobby researches suggest that you can use regular salt with iodine instead. (depending on the country, iodine content in salt vary)

The last component, coffe, MUST be of the instant coffee kind.
From what I've read, the higher the Arabica coffee part in the blend, or the darker the coffee, the better. (and probably more foul tasting, I wouldn't know, I actually don't drink coffee ^^).
Anyway, never go for the more expensive stuff, the cheap kind will probably work better.

Weirdo at Karl-Johans gate, Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes

I have no idea what kind of blend I got, but I bought some really cheap stuff from "First price" at Meny, a 500g glass. At a 500 ml solution recipe, the coffee should last you for about 25 rolls of film.

So, the expense for around 15 rolls of development, is around 200,- NOK, in which the C-vitamin component is the most expensive. I've seen that you can order this from eBay to cut cost considerably.

You can in other words get the cost down to as little as 50-60,- NOK for 15 developer solutions if you research a little.

In comparison, the commercial one-shot developer XTol, 5 liter powder solution, cost 110,- NOK.
This will give you 20 rolls one-shot development solutions, at a 1:1 strength.
Transport cost will probably land you at around 150,- NOK when mail ordering.

Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8.
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes
It would probably have been a little cheaper to order XTol, but not half as much fun and the whole point was to try out caffenol. :)

- Besides, caffenol is non-toxic and eco-friendly, so I guess I can drive my fuel guzzling RX-8 around with a good counciness now :P

I will purchase ascorbic acid from eBay or in Sweden the next time around and I will end up having more fun AND save money. (ha!)

But, after all this, is coffee any good as a developer?

Rose hanging on the fence blocking off the bomb-site from the 22/7 terrorist attack.
Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes

Well, after getting all the components I needed, I went downtown with my Canon 1v with a roll of TMax 100 film in it and snapped various stuff to shoot up the roll. A few photos have been spread around this blog entry to keep up the interest in between my boring jabber. ^^

When I came home, I followed the recipe to the letter, cutting all the ingredients in half, to create a "one film, one shot, coffee developer".

(The stuff stinks pretty bad when you add the coffee, so mix it when no one is around)

Then I developed the roll at 20 degrees for 15 minutes, agitating the first 30 seconds and after that, 3 tank-inversions every minute.
I used filtered water as a stop bath, then the usual TMax fixer I already have and then rinsing in some more filtered water after fixing was done.

White dog, difficult light, original had detail in all the whites, but I increased contrast for the fun of it anyway =)
Canon 1v with Canon 85mm f1.8
Kodak TMax 100, developed in Caffenol-C-M, 20 degrees, 15 minutes

Unfortunately, blogpot reduced the size of the photos, so when you click on them, you'll not get the 9 megapixel photos I uploaded. Too bad, because it is hard to check grain, sharpness and so on.

All in all, I was very impressed! \o/

TMax 100 ASA lends particularly well to caffenol it seems!

The negatives came out evenly developed, no blotches, no coffee stains (haha). They were smooth and with low grain.
- Remember that these are scans are from a dedicated negative scanner, so the grain is slightly more apparent than if you were to make prints from these negatives......it's just the way scanners work.

The results I got in the past with XTol 1:1, had harder grain and less shadow detail, the TMax developer was "ok" concerning grain, more grain than the caffenol, but didn't have the shadow detail these have.

Caffenol-C-M proved to yield very sharp negatives, less and smoother grain and incredible shadow detail, while preserving highlights, wow!

For a Norwegian thread on Caffenol development, check out The 65 page long thread at APUG lots of knowledge and experience.

For me, I am not ordering developer again....seriously, at least for TMax 100, which I will be using more or less exclusively from now on. =)


29. juli 2011

One week after evil and madness in Oslo

It's been a bad week here in Norway.

I made this little tribute after attending the biggest rally ever witnessed in Oslo, a peaceful rally and with a message completely opposite the mad-man's convictions.....it was simply put.....wonderful to be a part of.

Last Friday, a mad-man decided to set off a bomb in the centre of Oslo, targeting the ruling government.

- After that, he went to a youth political camp on an island and killed children with his rifle and gun.

We now stand at 77 dead, 69 of who were kids and youth, unarmed and trapped on an island.

I feel a bit strange about the bomb, because it went off just 80-100 meters from my work place.
Luckily I have vacation, so I was not in the area. Everyone inside the office were fine, only a broken window, luckily we face away from the blast-wave and our building was shielded by other buildings. If wasn't, then I am sure every window at our place could be turned into a shrapnel-storm causing injuries, this happened on many other places in the area.

It feels a bit weird, because just a few weeks back, before the summer holliday, I was there on a regular basis and I often popped down to the Dehli outside our work (now turned into a window-less hurt-hole). I often went down to the local photography shop, or to the computer hardware stores or to "Clas Ohlson" to buy some cheap cool gadgets in the afternoons around 15:00-17:00.

Or simply, going home to catch the train........the route I usually followed during all these activities, is very close to the spot the bomb went off .
I would actually cross the street that was bombed just 30-40 meters away from "ground zero".

A sobering thought, to think that life can be ended without warning in a second, just like that.

I feel so sorry for the victims and their families, the horrible stories are almost unbearable to listen to.

I hope we will be a society that will be able to see the likes of the terrorists, long before they become one, maybe...one day.

I do not want to be cheesy or anything with the video. It is my way to honour the victims some how, apart from laying down flowers in front of Oslo Cathedral, which I also did.

"You cannot fight hatred with more hate"

22. juli 2011

A visit to Beelitz-Heilstätten Sanatorium

Here are some stils from this amazing place I visited in May.

Initially this was a trip with my company to Berlin.
We had one "free-day" though, and while most of the company did the tourist route, I went south-west towards Potsdam to visit Beelitz.
I got a good chance to marvel at the former East-Germany's wonderful farming landscape while travelling by train from Berlin, nice trip on nice trains.

After some fiddling with various trains, I arrived at this awesome place.
(For history and facts, check out this wikipedia article )
I must have wandered around for maybe 4-5 hours, but I need to go back, because there are still a lot to see and photograph there.

Regards to "Uexplorer", tnx ^^

(You may click on the photos for larger size)

Enjoy ^^

One of the many hospital wards on the location
(B&W infra-red simulation)

Beautiful staircase entrance

Another view of staircase

The green hallway

Moody room with drawing

The cozy place

Into the darkness

Old Soviet newspaper

Maintenance hall

A room with a view...

Boiler-room (all creepy places has at least one)
Colourful hall

Ready for guests..... :)