This is the first roll of film I have had processed as slides. I don’t (yet) have the capability to process slides in my darkroom so I decided to shoot a couple of rolls and send them away to a lab to see if I liked the results. Turns out I love the results. The […]Read more "Gloucester countryside"
You quite often see pictures shot on 35mm film that include the sprocket holes. To do this, you need a camera that takes bigger film than 35mm film – such as 120 film. I’ve tried using 35mm film in my LOMO Lubitel before with reasonable success, except that the red window fogged the film in […]Read more "Using 35mm film in a 120 camera"
Readers of my blog should know by now that I love fog and mist. There was a thick fog over Troopers Hill the other morning so I got out of bed early on my day off to capture it. I’ve experimented with a different layout of pictures this time – click the pictures to see […]Read more "A foggy day up Troopers Hill"
I realised recently that I hardly use any flash in my photography. I’d like to improve my skills with artificial lighting and the only way is by practice. Trouble is, I’m not really interested in portraiture, which is the most common use for strobes. Today I was inspired after seeing some pictures of night landscapes […]Read more "Flash in a chimney"
I’ve tried infrared photography a few times in the past with varying success. But one thing that I’ve always found is that infrared film is a lot grainier than regular black & white film, so you end up with a relatively low resolution picture. To work around this, I’ve tried using medium-format infrared film in […]Read more "Infrared over Troopers Hill"
This week’s Photo Challenge is “running away from the camera”. It’s simple – just put the camera on a tripod, set the self-timer to 2 seconds, press the button, and run away. Here’s my effort, taken on Troopers Hill.Read more "Running away from the camera"
This picture was taken on Trooper’s Hill as another test of my HDR technique. It certainly looks odd, but there’s a strange charm to it, I think.Read more "Another HDR experiment"