I’ve probably discussed before the way that different size “sensors” (or pieces of film) need different focal length lenses to achieve the same angle of view. For instance, it is well known that a 50mm lens on an APS-C crop-sensor DSLR behaves a bit like a 75mm lens on a 35mm full-frame camera. I’ve extended […]Read more "Angle of view on various formats"
This week the photo challenge is “what’s the story?”. We have to take a portrait of a person in a setting where the environment tells you something about the person. I took a picture of my friend Ed, who collects model trains. The picture was taken in front of part of his layout.Read more "What’s the story?"
I’ve never been to Tintern Abbey before, but it has been on my list of places to go for architectural photography for a while. This weekend I decided to visit with my friend Nathan. When we arrived, I was delighted to find that the whole area is picturesque and there were opportunities for photography at […]Read more "Tintern Abbey et environs"
Not too long ago, I excitedly blogged about obtaining a Mamiya C220 TLR. I’ve now taken it out for a spin with some colour film in it. Most of these pictures were taken weeks ago, but I’ve only just got around to uploading them. There’s nothing groundbreaking, but I like all of them for different reasons […]Read more "More from the C220"
Project 35 is complete! I went to ASDA this morning as my film scanner is broken, and had my film developed and put onto CD. I’ve done the bare minimum of editing with these pictures – they are rough and ready, and exactly as they came out of the camera (a 1956 Zorki-4 rangefinder with […]Read more "Project 35 – Out now!"
Project 35 has been ongoing for a while. For those who’ve forgotten what it is (I don’t blame you, I started it such a long time ago!), this is the project brief: Project 35 is to shoot 35 pictures over 35 days on 35mm film with a 35mm lens. Unfortunately the project was beset by […]Read more "Project 35 is complete! (Almost)"
Fireworks, you say? These ones were in the churchyard of All Saints, Fishponds. I managed to add some extra interest to the pictures by using a fisheye lens and including part of the church building. However I can’t decide if my favourite is one of the firework pictures, or the long exposure of the bonfire.Read more "Fireworks"