Week 40 …. 1st time shooting Kodak Portra 400VC

  Thanks to a tweet from a twitter friend I heard that MrCad was selling a lot of cold stored Kodak expired film and it was not available online only in store or via telephone. I rang up as soon as they opened and managed to bag 40+ rolls of 120 Portra 160vc, 400vc ……

Week 42: In the word-hoard

This week, ML and I returned to Ireland for a short trip to see my aunt Anne. This weeks’ title comes from a poem by  Seamus Heaney, “North”, a great poem about what it means to live in northern Europe. He talks of voices he hears coming from the sea: […]It said, ‘Lie down in…

Week 36 ….. Let’s push it …..

I have been shooting film like mad over the last couple of weeks especially since getting a C41 home kit. So between the 52 Rolls project, The FP4 Party and playing around with cross processing I have a backlog of stuff to post here and over on my other 2 blogs (see at bottom of…

Week 35 ….. Xpro while the sun shines ……

As in my previous two posts I have been on a Slide cross processing kick which has been really enjoyable especially as the weather on the days I have managed to shoot have helped.This roll of Fuji Sensia 100 was also shot on my F100 with the 50mm f1.4 and was not what I imagined…

Week 37 Continued: Skeg Vegas

I live about as far away from the sea as is possible on our little island. Visiting the sea remains a very special event and once there, I am endlessly fascinated by the coastline and the sea itself. If I lived there, I’d never run out of things to photograph, whether it’s the wild coastline…

Week 36 – Hobby Mash

During week 36 of my 52 rolls project, I was directed to this article (sorry to lead you to the awful Leicester Mercury website) that tells of plans to ‘develop’ Leicester’s Faircharm trading estate, home to several creative spaces and small businesses. It’s not a part of the city that I’m particularly familiar with, but a little time spent…