28 / 52 weeks.. Galilee 

Spent a day down in Galilee this week, Narragansett, Rhode Island. Loaded a roll of ilfordpanf50 into the Hassey and put on a yellow filter and did some walking on this very warm day. Couldn’t wait to get home and develop this roll … I don’t know if it was me or the roll… but…

Celebrating Revela-T

Arriving in Barcelona for Revela-T 2017, I had little idea of what to expect. It is an incredibly long 28 hours by plane from Australia. The day after landing we headed out to Vilassar de Dalt early in the morning to hang the photos I was exhibiting at the Cal Garbat. Of course we got…

Week 52 – Carl Zeiss Jena Flextogon 35mm f2.4

Just before Christmas I picked up a  Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35mm f2.4 in M42 mount which I had heard very good reports about. I have a few old M42 mount cameras and decided to test it with my trusty Praktica MTL 5B and some expired Kodak Colorplus. It was a pretty cold day but clear skies…

Week 45: Street furniture

This week I went out with the Holga loaded with a roll of Fuji Pro400h.  I was short on time and had less then 30mins to take some photos, get some lunch and head back to the office. Thus I though I would challenge my self to get 12 hopefully interesting images not only in…

Week 49 — Pushing HP5 in the Fog ….

We have had quite a few foggy days here in Wales so I decided to shoot a roll of HP5 at 1600 with the hope of accentuating the fog with the extra grain and contrast of pushing the film. I was quite pleased with the results, I really do like the look of HP5 when…

Week 48 – 15 years Expired ….

As I have said in a previous post I have a lot of expired Slide film stored in my fridge with the intention to cross-process it from time to time. This roll of Fuji Sensia 400 expired back in 2002, I am not sure how most of the rolls were stored which is why I am cross processing…

Week 42: Foggy

So for this update I was finally back out with the Holga.  I had been neglecting this camera for a while, partly because I needed a change and partly due to dull grey winter weather making it a little less suitable. Anyway I had this camera with me as the day before was the work…

Week 46 – Tweaking my Olympus 35RC

I have had my Olympus 35RC for quite a while but have been struggling to nail any focus when shooting wide open probably due to the very dim viewfinder patch. It was quite dim when I got the camera but my last couple of rolls have had a load of out of focus frames on…

Week 45 – Posting out of sequence ….

I have realised that I am posting slightly out of sequence with my next 3 posts due to developing/scanning mishap. I had 6 rolls of film to catch up with and having not marked very well I have managed to process them out order in which shot. I want to get as much done this…