Half-frame

I recently tried out my newest camera, a 1963 Canon Demi. For those who don’t know, this is a half-frame camera, meaning that the negatives are half the usual size and you get twice as many negatives on a film. This was significant when the camera was new in the 1960s: colour photography was just […]

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Spring in Royal Fort Gardens

On Thursday, I went for a lunchtime photo walk with Alex. We headed into Royal Fort Gardens, where there were large numbers of students enjoying the sun. I was using my “new” RB67 with a wide-angle lens. It’s not exactly a lightweight camera for a walkabout, but I love using it, and the quality of […]

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More Bristol architecture

This week I loaded some Ilford Pan F Plus 50 film into my AE-1. It’s the slowest film I’ve used to date. I took a few photos around the campus of Bristol University but before I had a chance to shoot many, I lent the camera to my mate who visited for the weekend. He […]

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