The other evening I went to Oldbury Court to catch some of the golden sunrays. I used an old lens with a primitive lens coating, so there was plenty of lens flare from the low sun. In the viewfinder it was all sorts of magical colours, but you only get to see the black & […]Read more "Evening in Oldbury Court"
You may have seen my recent photos of the King Henry VIII Relay. Those are the ones I took on my digital camera, but I also took a 35mm film SLR, since one camera just isn’t enough for me 😀 These are my two favourites from the film.Read more "King Henry VIII relay on film"
I rarely shoot film indoors, but since I had a roll of fast film in the camera this week I was able to shoot a few pictures of Lou Lou with daylight from the window and some artificial light. These are my favourites. If you’ve seen Lou Lou before, you’ll know she’s mainly creamy white […]Read more "More of Lou Lou"
This is the back of Osborne Villas, as seen from the tops of the buildings on Woodland Road. This chap was sitting on a bench in Brandon Hill park one lunchtime, reading. Hana thought it was me! Slightly offended – that guy was probably in his 60s and bald with glasses. Perhaps Hana needs glasses […]Read more "It’s spring!"
Some say that it’s not wildlife if it’s urban vermin. I don’t care, and here are my pictures of seagulls and pigeons. This is the first time I’ve tried using fast film (Ilford HP5+) in my camera, and I coupled it with an 80-200mm lens. This photo of a seagull was an exercise to practise […]Read more "Some “wildlife”"
I love the odd colours and coarse film grain in this shot of Cossham hospital. I think it looks rather retro.Read more "A short walk at sunset"