Some photos from the Zorki

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 […]

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Evening in Oldbury Court

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 & […]

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Fog and ice

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 […]

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Another go on the Paxette

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 […]

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