2017, Roll 67 – Nighttime on Frog Island

I have a friend who is a ‘proper’ photographer. In stark contrast to my haphazard, eclectic and ever-changing output, he thinks about what he’s doing and spends years on projects; researching, planning and shooting his work before finally working out the best way to share it. The results reflect the effort and commitment invested in…

2017, Roll 12 – Photographing Mikey’s Citroën

A couple of Sundays ago, I was lucky enough to be invited by Iain to take pictures of our mutual friend Mikey‘s classic Citroën DS. Mikey takes his beautiful car out once a month or so through the winter and the plan was for us to make some pictures of it in darkness, lit by LED streetlights…

Week 49 – Neopan Night

After my trip with Iain to Poland a couple of weeks ago, we were keen to get back to doing what we do, shooting carscapes and infrastructure, usually by night. Since 52Rolls has led to film photography taking over my life, I now take my Yashica along on these ‘fishing’ trips and shoot (lovely, lovely)…

Week 44: Lo-Fi Night

Last month, I met up with the good people of Leicester Lo-Fi Photography to celebrate the birthdays of the group and one of their main protagonists. Leicester Lo-Fi was two years old. Steve was… older. After some quality time in Leicester’s best real ale pub (according to CamRA), we hit the streets with tripods, wire…

52:500c – Week 03 – In the Darkness Bind Them

So there’s this little thing out there called reciprocity failure…and well usually you can adjust your exposure times to account for this little issue with film that the longer it’s exposed to light the less sensitive to light it becomes. But the trouble starts when you don’t have any sort of information about when you…