Mist + Bristol = Mistol. Well, I thought it was funny anyway. These two shots were taken on a roll of film that’s been in my Zeiss Super Ikonta A 531 for a few weeks. Many of the pictures didn’t come out, because I forgot that the 1937 Tessar lens is not coated, and flares very […]Read more "Mistol"
This picture was taken for the industrial photo challenge, and depicts a construction site in Bristol on a misty morning.Read more "Industry"
I processed a handful of films today. My film database ticked over the 5000th negative and I promised myself I would publish the 5000th picture, whatever it was. Turns out the 5000th photo is a picture I took on Troopers Hill on a misty morning in October. This view is looking towards Dundridge Park . […]Read more "Negative #5000"
This week we had a couple of really foggy days in Bristol (and much of the rest of the country too, I gather). I love the fog so I went out shooting. I took a Zorki 4 rangefinder with Jupiter 8 and Jupiter 12 lenses and my Canon EOS 600D DSLR with Canon EF-S 17-85mm […]Read more "A foggy day in Bristol town"
Readers of my blog should know by now that I love fog and mist. There was a thick fog over Troopers Hill the other morning so I got out of bed early on my day off to capture it. I’ve experimented with a different layout of pictures this time – click the pictures to see […]Read more "A foggy day up Troopers Hill"
I took these photos of Oldbury Court Estate in October but it’s taken me a while to get round to processing the film, as I have moved house. The good news is my new darkroom is much larger and better equipped. The first film to emerge from it has come out perfectly. These photos are […]Read more "Misty morning"
This picture of Troopers Hill inspired me to look up John Keats’s well-known poem. I also entered this picture into the Photo Challenge. To Autumn Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To […]Read more "Season of mists"