7 Nov 2014

Retrofitting

Retrofitting

I wasn’t sure about running colour film though the Lordomat. It seemed a little anachronistic, given that colour film wasn’t in everyday use by amateurs when the camera was manufactured. On the other hand, creative anachronism isn’t a bad thing, and a friend of mine said I should try Ektar, so I was swayed. As […]

2 Nov 2014

Shooting with History: The Leidolf Lordomat

Shooting with History: The Leidolf Lordomat

I bought a little piece of history last month. I’d been idly wondering if a rangefinder camera might suit my shooting style. Rangefinders are small, subtle cameras—they don’t need the space inside to handle the big flipping mirror arrangement of an SLR, and losing the mirror means the lens can be smaller, too. Rangefinders are […]

6 Oct 2014

Flickr Milestone

Flickr Milestone

I just hit something of a Flickr milestone. I was helped over this limit by getting a few photos in Explore recently. This is my favourite, which I’ve just ordered printed on aluminium for putting on my bathroom wall :D Hopefully it’ll look all right. He was hard to get close to, so this is […]

3 Oct 2014

Photography Tip: Commentary Processing

Photography Tip: Commentary Processing

You come home from a photo walk with a cardful of images. You find some free time, and then you shut yourself away in a room, make sure nobody’s going to disturb you, fire up Lightroom, and start work. Does that sound like you? It certainly sounds like me. But this makes photo processing something […]

12 Feb 2014

Smoking

Smoking

Turning a low-energy afternoon into something resembling productive, by taking pictures of smoke.