It’s not just the year 2014 that rolled over yesterday – I also developed two films and added the negatives to my database, which rolled over 4000 negatives too. The first film I shot with my Zorki 4 rangefinder, mostly at the German Christmas market in Bristol. I also took some pictures when my colleague […]Read more "4000th negative"
I went to Berrow beach with my Horseman view camera, in hope of finding the wreck of the Norwegian sailing ship SS Nornen, which ran aground in 1897. I found the wreck at low tide, although the lighting was a bit flat and boring. I think I need to return some time when low tide coincides with sunset. […]Read more "Berrow shipwreck"
Yesterday I visited the SS Great Britain with Hannah and her parents. None of us had been before, and we were treated to a sunny Spring day. The SS Great Britain was the first iron steamship with a propeller rather than paddles, and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The SS Great Britain is a […]Read more "SS Great Britain"
I briefly mentioned in the last entry that we cruised on the Jewel of the Seas. Unfortunately, at the time of writing, the Wikipedia page is in dispute for being written like an advertisement. So I think some pictures would give a better impression of the ship. The Centrum At the centre of the ship, […]Read more "Baltic cruise: Jewel of the Seas"
The Sea Cloud is a sailing cruise ship – most unusual. Pictured here docked in Venice, the passengers we spoke to from this ship told us their next port of call was in Croatia.Read more "The Sea Cloud"
This is the bow of the ship we cruised on, the Legend of the Seas.Read more "Legend of the Seas"
The view from the rear of our ship, the Legend of the Seas.Read more "Looking back"