I’ve been carrying the Zorki with me recently so these photos are from assorted days and occasions. The first two were taken by the coast at Portishead. This is my favourite tree. It’s in Oldbury Court, and I think it’s a chestnut tree because it has spiky things that look a bit like conkers (I’m […]Read more "Some photos from the Zorki"
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"
I posted the other day with some pictures of frost, fog and ice from Oldbury Court. I actually shot most of a second film on the same day, and I’ve only just finished and processed it. I think these pictures are even better than the last lot, and probably some of my favourite photos of […]Read more "More of Winter at Oldbury Court"
I woke up this morning and looked out of the window. I saw with delight that a thick fog had descended over the entire area. I love fog, so I grabbed one of my cameras and dashed out to Oldbury Court Estate. On the way, I slipped and fell on ice. Unfortunately, I bruised my […]Read more "Fog and ice"
This afternoon I took a walk to the weir in Oldbury Court Estate. I particularly like the second photo here – it’s very serene.Read more "Oldbury Court weir"
I’ve been running through another film my Braun Paxette over the last few weeks. It has never been a reliable camera, with a shutter that often sticks open longer than it should, and a guess-focussing system that isn’t even calibrated to its own dial. Couple that with the fact I accidentally opened the back of […]Read more "Another go on the Paxette"