Tag: Mamiya C220

January 29, 2016 / Photography

I like to live within walking distance of photogenic areas. Until a few years ago, we used to live adjacent to Oldbury Court, but these days we live near Troopers Hill…

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December 28, 2015 / Photography

Daguerrotypes are an old type of photograph which were produced on a silver-coated copper plate, giving a mirror-like finish. True daguerrotypes need unpleasant chemicals but I tried to find a different technique…

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July 21, 2014 / Photography

This week for the Photo Challenge, Kirsty suggested that we innovate and cobble together some lighting equipment out of household bits and bobs. Before I explain my method, here’s what…

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May 27, 2014 / Photography

I had a busy bank holiday weekend. I travelled around and shot three rolls and two sheets of film. I’ll try and break these photos down into distinct events. First there…

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April 2, 2014 / Photography

At the weekend, I attended the wedding of one of the choir, Sue, and her husband Tony. Naturally, I took one of my cameras although with a professional photographer and…

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August 19, 2013 / Photography

Ever since I tried my hand at sort-of-abstract fine art photography, I fancied dressing as a 1960s art photographer. I’ve had the idea of taking a self-portrait like this for…

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July 2, 2013 / Photography

On Sunday I had a strong desire to head out into Somerset and photograph some more churches and other old structures. I always enjoy photographing buildings in rural settings and…

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May 13, 2013 / Photography

Our final instalment of Infrared Week is an image of Clifton Suspension Bridge. Foliage turns white and the grass resembles snow. The stonework of the bridge appears a dark grey.…

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May 12, 2013 / Photography

Part six of Infrared Week. This is a view down into the Avon Gorge, seen from the Clifton Suspension Bridge. The use of infrared film makes the water turn an…

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May 11, 2013 / Photography

Part five of Infrared Week takes to Ashcott, just west of Glastonbury. The site of the former Glastonbury Canal is now given over to marshland, some of which is preserved…

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