Week 32 concluded: Leica Colour

My last post told you about my new camera, and about Leicester and the festivals that happened at the weekend. I brought the film I mentioned with me to Poland and had it processed and scanned today. It’s the first colour film through the camera (during my ownership) and the first to be professionally processed,…

Weeks 17-19: Tenerife (Ektar Thump)

My holidays usually involve sleeping in uncomfortable places, being hungry, in danger and often far from people. I’m likely to be camping, kayaking, riding, walking and generally exerting myself. (To give you an idea, here’s a video I put together of a trip to Skye the year before last). I usually get back to work shattered but…

Week 1 – Come on you blues!

Leica Z2X – Fuji 200 – Tetenal C41 – Epson V600 Almost every year we head off to Stamford Bridge to see Chelsea play against whoever they are drawn against in the third round of the FA Cup, sometimes the fourth round. This time it was Watford. As I had a roll of film in…

Who said there is no colour in the bush?

Early in September the wildflowers start to blossom at Barren Grounds Nature Reserve. It is a windswept plateau covered in dense thickets, but in spring comes alive with colour and bird life. On the day we were there it was overcast with occasional showers passing through. The only others around, apart from us taking photographs,…

Weeks 10, 11 and 12 – using lenses for once

Back to using cameras with actual glass stuck on the front for a change. Recently acquired two MF cameras that needed putting through their paces. The mighty Pentacon SIX and a Mamiya M645 1000s. Both of which I find I like. The Mamiya’s main issue is that is not 6×6 😉   We are experiencing…