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A new toy – literally

Last week I got a delivery from eBay: a Holga 120N (a snip at £15) in essentially new condition. I’d already purchased a roll of Hp5+ 120 film so immediately got it loaded up and ready to take some nice […]

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Presenting images in a movie – another outlet

I’ve meaning to do this for a while, partly because it’s actually rather easy, and took about an hour to do – presenting some photos in a YouTube video with a pleasant soundtrack. The sound track is just standard free […]

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Colour development: success-ish

I plucked up the courage and developed 2 rolls of colour film, one a old film found at the back of a drawer with “Exposed?” written on it, and the other, out of date random colour film from Supaprints or […]

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Looking back over 2017

Nearly at the year end and I think this has been an interesting year for me on a number of fronts. Film  This has been the biggest thing 2017 for me. Although I start using film at then end of […]

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I got selected – literally

The very excellent YouTube channel The Art of Photography by Ted Forbes has a load of videos that are well worth watching, whether in relation to technique, profiles about photographic artists, or general ideas and concepts. Another great feature is Ted gives […]

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Latest film developed: Ilford HP5+ 400

The journey continues into home development. I finally finished a roll of Ilford HP5+ ISO 400 film and developed it last night (1:50 Rodinal, 11 minutes 20oC). The images seem to have come out quite nicely, with a satisfactory level […]

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