Another go at infrared

Getting the exposure right with infrared photography is notoriously hard. Last time I tried infrared, back in Spring, I made a roll of widely bracketed shots and compared them to meter readings of visible light. I calculated that whatever the meter said, I needed to add 9 stops[1]. Having come up with this value I […]

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Mainly Cabot Tower

I’ve had a film in my Zorki 4 for a few months now but it has seen hardly any use. I took it to work in central Bristol and left it on my desk, so it would be more likely to see some outings at lunchtimes. My cycling route to work takes me through Castle […]

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Half-frame

I recently tried out my newest camera, a 1963 Canon Demi. For those who don’t know, this is a half-frame camera, meaning that the negatives are half the usual size and you get twice as many negatives on a film. This was significant when the camera was new in the 1960s: colour photography was just […]

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