Tag: Oldbury Court

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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November 26, 2011 / Photography

I recently tried out my newest camera, a 1963 Canon Demi. For those who don’t know, this is a half-frame camera, meaning that the negatives are half the usual size…

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November 20, 2011 / Photography

I took these photos of Oldbury Court Estate in October but it’s taken me a while to get round to processing the film, as I have moved house. The good…

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September 25, 2011 / Photography

No, not a man on a horse. My new Horseman 980 field camera! For geeks: it’s a view camera with movements. For normal people: it’s a complicated and fiddly camera,…

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August 21, 2011 / Photography
August 21, 2011 / Photography

This week’s Photo Challenge theme is square format photos, so I’ve been out and about with my LOMO Lubitel (“ЛОМО Любитель”) 166. It’s a cheap Soviet camera that takes square…

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August 12, 2011 / Photography

When I shoot film, it’s almost always black & white film. Occasionally I shoot colour but until now I’ve had to take it to a lab for processing – which…

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June 17, 2011 / Photography

You might think that colour photography has been mainstream for decades, and you’d be right. But for me, I rarely shoot in colour because I only have the equipment at…

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March 30, 2011 / Photography

Today I used my new (to me) Mamiya RB67 for the first time. It’s an excellent camera, albeit slightly heavy at around 3.5kg. The sharpness and resolution are incredible, and…

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February 26, 2011 / Photography

This morning, it rained quite heavily. Soon after it stopped, I headed out to the weir in Oldbury Court because I knew there would be a faster flow of water.…

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