Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home XIII

It’s Saturday, right.

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home XII

Today has been a struggle but always a silver lining.

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home XI

Life, right now is all about trying…

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home X

We could all be in this for much longer time than we all think…

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home IX

It’s all about the exercise right?

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home VIII

Social distancing is such a lonely business…

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home VII

Sunday it is then.

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home VI

Technically it’s Saturday so…

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home V

This morning has been a weird one.

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home IV

Working from home IV

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home III

Day 3 of a working from home plan. I’m guessing this is going on for quite a while. A quick trip to our local supermarket involved standing in a cue to get in and when in, a very quiet almost eerie silence. Scary thing is no evidence of lots of basic essentials (pasta, rice, tinned […]

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home II

So, Boris has locked us down here in the UK and we’re only allowed out for a walk, unless we meet the criteria of essential travel or we’re a key worker off to work somewhere. In fairness, it’s a measure that could be seen coming, however this shitty coronavirus bollocks is really not great for […]

Categories
Digital Photography

Working from Home

It’s going to be a long, hard road ahead for the next few months. We need to keep things simple, take the advice on offer from government and scientists, stay at home, wash your hands regularly & thoroughly and be kind to each other.

Categories
Digital Photography

Difficult Times

You can’t help but feel things are going to get a lot worse before they start to get better. Social isolation is the keywords for the day…. wonder how long before all our towns and cities are empty. Shot on my new Fujiflm X-H1 | 23mm f2 | Classic Neg Preset —

Categories
Digital Photography

Mad Few Days

It’s been a few mad days…

Categories
Digital Photography

Weekend Wander

An hour or so with the Ricoh GR2 in Broadway.

Categories
Film Photography

Vacation on Film

We’ve recently been on a desert island holiday

Categories
Digital Photography

Ricoh GR II Impresses

Having spent almost 2 weeks with the Leica M6 & M10-P what struck me was the weight I was dragging about and in truth not enjoying it that much!

Categories
Film Photography

Popping Reds on Film

New Blog Post: Popping reds with Kodak Ultramax 400 #believeinfilm #filmisnotdead

Categories
Digital Photography

Fujifilm JPG Film Simulations

I’ve never been one for the JPG Simulations available on any of the Fujifilm cameras I’ve owned

Categories
Film Photography

Leica M6 – My Ultimate Film Camera

NEW Blog Post: Make no bones about it my Leica M6 is turning me into a bit of a fanboy. #believeinfilm #leica #filmisnotdead

Categories
Cars Film Photography

Classic Cars in Black and White

I am a sucker for black and white.

Categories
Project 52

Week 6 – Wild

Week 6 Weekly Challenge

Categories
Film Photography

Does Film Speed You Up?

New Blog Post: Does Film Speed You Up. #believeinfilm #filmisnotdead

Categories
Cars Film Photography

Sunbeam

Went over to Banbury last week

Categories
Digital Photography Film Photography

Leica Summicron 40mm f2

Leica Summicron 40mm f2 – perfect when you love 50mm and adore 35mm and can’t decide if you are a 50 or 35mm man!

Categories
Cars Digital Photography

Monte-Carlo Historique – Banbury

Monte-Carlo Historique in Banbury – a fun thing to do on a Thursday morning!

Categories
Project 52

Week 5 – Snappers Choice

This weeks 52 week challenge photo is a free hit, where a topic is not drawn out of the hat, it’s whatever you want to post! Having had a morning at the Historique Rally Event in Banbury yesterday, I decided on this photo – love an old Jaguar and all the chrome that goes with […]

Categories
Digital Photography

The Case for the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Looking through the listings of a well known selling site shows just what a bargain the Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera has become.

Categories
Project 52

Week 4 – Discarded

Week 4 of the 52 week challenge.

Categories
Film Photography

Thoughts on the Olympus XA2

A few notes on the Olympus XA2

Categories
Project 52

Week 3 – Project 52

Week 3 – Tools OK, I’m cheating here as it’s a phone pic! We’re currently having our bathroom re-done which is taking far too long.

Categories
Project 52

Week 2 – Project 52

Week 2 – Pleasure My guilty pleasure – photographing classic cars. Taken at a recent car meet. It’s also a Porsche, one of those things I’d definitely buy if my numbers came up!

Categories
Project 52

Week 1 – Project 52

Week 1 – Local A bit of a throwaway as it’s an alley close to where I live, but it is local 

Categories
Project 52

Finding a Photography Project

I’m all for a bit of a project when it comes to photography. In fact I seem to be constantly on the lookout for a bit of inspiration to make me go out and shoot more

Categories
Film Photography

Gloucester Quays on Tri-X

Had a wander round the Gloucester Quays area on Sunday.

Categories
Film Photography

The One’s That Got Away

I have a checkered past with film cameras. Since getting back into film a few years ago now I’ve bought and sold quite a few cameras that looking back I should have kept.

Categories
Cars

Classic Americana

I always think classic American cars look great when you see them in the UK. Their presence is undiminished and their size always makes them a crowd puller. Easy to see why with this beautiful example of a Dodge isn’t it?!

Categories
Cars Digital Photography

It’s Hip to be Square

Thought it would be fun to convert a few of the recent photographs to a square format.

Categories
Digital Photography

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Manual Focus

How I use my Fujifilm X-Pro1 in manual focus mode

Categories
Film Photography

WTF! GAS is all around

I’m a GAS addict, there I’ve said it.

Categories
Film Photography

Car Meet on Kodak Tri-X 400

Had a few frames left at the end of a roll of Tri-X 400 I’d pushed to 1600 in the Leica M6 and as I was off to a car meeting last weekend thought I’d take it along to finish the roll off. I don’t normally shoot cars on black and white film, I leave […]

Categories
Cars

Porsche 912

Porsche 912 from 1965-1969

Categories
Film Photography

Shooting at Box Speed

A recent Twitter poll I put up quite surprised me with the results. I asked the question ‘how do you shoot your film’ with a choice of 3 answers

Categories
Cars

Volvo P1800

Probably the best looking Volvo ever made…

Categories
Cars

First Scramble of the Year

First Scramble of the year!

Categories
Cars

Porsche 911 at Bicester Heritage

First Scramble of the year, bring it on.

Categories
Cars

Lotus Sunbeam

One of my all time favourite cars, the Lotus Talbot Sunbeam was the car of my dreams when I was just a kid and seeing one last year at a meeting at Bicester Heritage transported me back to those days. I should have taken a few more photographs of it or sought out the owner […]

Categories
Cars

Lotus Cortina

Classic car action with this beautiful Lotus Cortina. It could almost be the 1960’s couldn’t it, particularly somewhere as atmospheric as Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb is.

Categories
Film Photography

Loading a Leica M6

Loading a Leica M6, Leica style!

Categories
Cars

Alvis Classic.

Classic Alvis looks. There’s little better in my humble opinion. Shot on Nikon D750 with Sigma 35mm f1.4

Categories
Cars

Dart Stinger

Quite a rare sight on UK roads, big American muscle cars. This looked pretty sweet and of course being a muscle car sounded pretty good too!

Categories
Cars

Honda CRV on Film

Recently picked up a Honda CRV and for comfort it’s hard to beat. It’s also big enough to swallow 5 people and all their luggage and travel pretty much anywhere you need to get to in relative comfort. OK, it’s not for everyone but I’m super impressed and really like the Black Edition styling and […]

Categories
Film Photography

Black & White Film Photography

I’ve always been a fan of black and white photography

Categories
Cars

Ford Mustang

I really like this Ford Mustang photograph captured at Bicester Heritage sometime last year. The low angle helps to accentuate the aggressive stance of the car and of course, the Ford Mustang is a classic.

Categories
Cars

Porsche 911

I’m a huge armchair Porsche fan. It’s one of those iconic brands that never fails to excite me and seeing new and old Porsche cars always sets the heart beating just that little faster.

Categories
Cars

VW Beetle

Iconic seems such an under rated word for the VW Beetle, however this particular beauty had the wear and patina to really match it’s age and condition. What a great looking car with such character.

Categories
Film Photography

A Year on Film

A year on film. Can I do it, well it depends on a few things…

Categories
Film Photography

Kodak Tri-X 400 Pushed

Pushing Kodak Tri-X 400 to ISO1600

Categories
Film Photography

The Simplicity of Film

For some reason film photography draws me in and I’ve struggled to put my finger on it for quite some time now.

Categories
Film Photography

A Growing Love Affair

I had been looking on rather longingly at Leica M6’s for quite a while now wondering if all the fuss and attention they garnered was really worth all the thousands of words that have been written about them over the years.

Categories
Film Photography

Adventures in Film

Adventures in film, so what’s that all about then? Well, as much as I shoot digital I also have a love/hate relationship with film photography.

Categories
Film Photography

New York 2018 on Film

Last December (2018) we spent a few days in New York. I shot a few frames of Tri-X on my Nikon F3 at 1600ISO. To be honest at the time I was disappointed with the results, but since then having thought more about it, I don’t think I explained to the lab how I had […]