It’s been a while since I last posted some pictures instead of writing a technical article. Fortunately, here are some pictures I took in Cambridge this weekend while visiting my brother, Edmund. Being a Cambridge undergrad, he’s quite busy and wasn’t able to meet us right away. When we arrived in the town, we sat […]Read more "Cambridge revisited"
Part six of Infrared Week. This is a view down into the Avon Gorge, seen from the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The use of infrared film makes the water turn an eerie black while trees glow a pale white. Mamiya C220 camera with Mamiya-Sekor 80mm f/2.8 lens and Efke IR820 Aura film.Read more "Infrared Week Part 6"
Recently I went for a walk along the River Avon in a part of Bristol called Crew’s Hole. I walked past the place where the river splits into the Feeder canal. The canal is protected by Netham Lock which joins up with Bristol’s floating harbour, while the river goes on ahead to flow over Netham weir. […]Read more "Crew’s Hole and Feeder Weir"
Our January trip to Conham River Park was a good excuse to test my new Ensign Ranger Special, given to me for Christmas by Hannah’s dad Arthur. It’s a fairly typical folding camera, except that it allows you to take pictures either in square or rectangular format. On this occasion, I chose square (and then […]Read more "Conham River Park"
For those who don’t also read my geeky non-photo blog, I recently discussed Ansel Adams and my interest in his work. With a few sunny days recently, the light from the low sun was ideal to go out and find some high-contrast landscapes. Last week Hannah and I walked along the River Frome (for the […]Read more "Rivers Frome and Avon"
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"
This morning was a very foggy one across Bristol, so I decided to take my camera to work and find something for this week’s Photo Challenge – framing your photos with a box. So you’ll understand why these photos are all taken through a cardboard box! Fog is my favourite weather – mainly because of […]Read more "Box camera"