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November 24, 2016 / Photography

A combination of bad weather, having a toddler and generally being busy has meant I haven’t done much photography recently. When I have taken pictures, it’s never been enough to…

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February 1, 2016 / Photography

OK, so this isn’t a gate, and it isn’t so much being crashed as crushed, but I stand by my title. This metal fence was bent by a large branch that…

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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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April 20, 2015 / Photography

For Christmas, I was given a kumquat tree. Miraculously, it has survived thus far and so I photographed it for this week’s fruit-themed Photo Challenge. I had intended to make…

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January 31, 2014 / Photography

I recently wrote about my new camera, an Ensign Cameo, and the fact I was going to have to cut down roll film for it. Last weekend I exposed four…

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December 27, 2012 / Photography

Yesterday I posted excitedly about my newest (and oldest) camera, the Instantograph. I discussed three options for getting film into it: cutting down glass plates, cutting down film, or cutting…

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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 14, 2011 / Photography
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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