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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 […]

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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.

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Project 52

Week 4 – Discarded

Week 4 of the 52 week challenge.

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Film Photography

Thoughts on the Olympus XA2

A few notes on the Olympus XA2

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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.

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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!

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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 

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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

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Film Photography

Gloucester Quays on Tri-X

Had a wander round the Gloucester Quays area on Sunday.

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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.

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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?!

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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.

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Digital Photography

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Manual Focus

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

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Film Photography

WTF! GAS is all around

I’m a GAS addict, there I’ve said it.

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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 […]

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Cars

Porsche 912

Porsche 912 from 1965-1969

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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

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Cars

Volvo P1800

Probably the best looking Volvo ever made…

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Cars

First Scramble of the Year

First Scramble of the year!

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Cars

Porsche 911 at Bicester Heritage

First Scramble of the year, bring it on.

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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 […]

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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.

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Film Photography

Loading a Leica M6

Loading a Leica M6, Leica style!