Week 18: Leicester Riverside Festival…and the EU

Well, this morning I opened my eyes in an unfamiliar bed and gradually remembered that I should really check my phone, for something momentous had been happening overnight and the results were due. And so I checked.  And I felt disappointment.  I didn’t even cheer when our reviled PM resigned – just feared the further…

Week 14: Canon AE-1 – Handmade Festival 2016

Well, using film is extra fun at a gig.  The terrible truth is that when I took most of the photos here I was really very drunk, so even if I knew which bands I was heading to see at the time, now I’ve sent off the film, waited, fannied around and scanned it I…

Week 9: Canon Ixus APS. Beer festival with the lads.

Week 9: Canon Ixus APS Hasselblad owners please look away now.  The following content may be disturbing. Steps to quality photography: 1) Be given a 40 exposure APS film – a type I’d never seen before – by my neighbours. 2) Head to eBay for a 2nd hand camera. 3) Make the local Lofi group…

Roll 33: Best in the West Rib Cook Off

The handy-dandy EXA and a roll of Kodak Ektar 100 went on another festival adventure.   This time we went to Sparks, NV, for the annual Best in the West Rib Cook Off.   Woo-hooo!   Every Labor Day weekend, the grillers, smokers and masses of humanity gather to consume as many beef ribs as…