TRIP – Sheffield: City Centre

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 After a couple of laps around Park Hill I spent some time wandering around Sheffield City Centre, wasting time until my scheduled train back to London. It was an unexpectedly warm day and I had dressed for the cold, so I was a bit over it andContinue reading “TRIP – Sheffield: City Centre”

TRIP – Sheffield: Park Hill

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 I decided to write my MA dissertation on photography of brutalist buildings, including Park Hill in Sheffield. I was lucky enough to receive funding to cover my train ticket to Sheffield in order to visit the local archive and to see the estate for myself. The partContinue reading “TRIP – Sheffield: Park Hill”

PLACES – Temperate House, Kew Gardens

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Kodak Ultramax 400 I’ve been going to Kew Gardens frequently over the past four years, and I was always intrigued by the big greenhouse that was boarded off, undergoing restoration works. The Palm House is one of my favourite botanical places to visit, and now Temperate House has reopened thereContinue reading “PLACES – Temperate House, Kew Gardens”

TRIP – Rome 2015

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Agfa Vista 200 In 2015 I made the mistake of visiting Rome in the heat of summer. It was convenient because a friend from Australia was passing through, but the amount of time we spent running back to the apartment to sit under the air-conditioning kind of took away fromContinue reading “TRIP – Rome 2015”

PLACES – Barbican Conservatory

CAMERA: Yashica 35-ME FILM: Kodak Ultramax 400 If I ever find myself with a lack of purpose on a Sunday I’ll get my shoes on and head to the Barbican Conservatory. It’s one of those ‘hidden secrets’ of London that is no longer hidden, so even though it is now a very popular spot IContinue reading “PLACES – Barbican Conservatory”

CAMERA – Zenit E

CAMERA: Zenit E FILM: Lomography 400 colour TAKEN: April 2011 I bought the hunk of metal otherwise known as the Zenit-E at a photography market in Perth. It was relatively cheap, although purchased so long ago I have forgotten exactly how much I paid for it. It came with a lens, I don’t know muchContinue reading “CAMERA – Zenit E”

TRIP – Margate 2016

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Kodak 400 Ultramax I took a day trip to Margate to visit Turner Contemporary, a gallery I had heard so much about. They had an exhibition on which I wanted to see, but now cannot recall what it was. But I do know that I enjoyed it. It was aContinue reading “TRIP – Margate 2016”

TRIP – Hastings 2017 pt.1

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 After visiting Bexhill I hopped on a quick train to Hastings, where I spent the rest of my day out. I enjoyed the recently awarded pier, which is now unfortunately in some trouble financially. It was such a contract to the cluttered piers with amusements that youContinue reading “TRIP – Hastings 2017 pt.1”

TRIP – Bexhill 2017

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 For a long time I had wanted to visit Bexhill to see the De La Warr Pavilion, a great example of modern architecture. I was lucky enough to have a bright and sunny November day for my trip, something rare when visiting the British seaside, especially inContinue reading “TRIP – Bexhill 2017”

PLACES – Richmond Park

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Lomography 400 Richmond Park in the winter is a joy. The barren trees and brown landscape, hidden deer and vast vistas all pull you in and the brisk air keeps you from stopping for too long. ©Jennifer Schussler

Leica M3 & Kodak Ultramax 400

CAMERA: Leica M3 FILM: Kodak Ultramax 400 When I was lent the Leica M3 I was so excited by the results I had in black and white that I wasn’t sure that it would do colour as wonderfully. Oh, how I proved myself wrong! I went to one of the usual places I go whenContinue reading “Leica M3 & Kodak Ultramax 400”

TRIP – Ghent 2017

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35, Holga 120CFN FILM: Fomapan 400, Kodak Portra 400 Ghent may not be high on everyone’s list of places to visit, but as someone who has studied art history I knew I wanted to visit it for a while. Like an art historian’s pilgrimage, I wanted to see the Ghent Altarpiece, paintedContinue reading “TRIP – Ghent 2017”

PLACES – Highgate Cemetery

CAMERA: Leica M3 LENS: Voigtländer Shapshot-Skopar 25mm f4 FILM: Fomapan 400 24exp DEVELOP: Ilford chemicals, at home SCAN: Epson V700 Ever since I moved to London over three years ago I’ve wanted to visit Hightgate Cemetery. The photos below are from the East cemetery, easily accessed for a small entrance fee. The more scenic, dilapidatedContinue reading “PLACES – Highgate Cemetery”

CAMERA – Leica M3

CAMERA: Leica M3 LENS: Voigtländer Shapshot-Skopar 25mm f4 FILM: Fomapan 400 24exp DEVELOP: Ilford chemicals, at home SCAN: Epson V700 My colleague lent me her Leica M3 after we got chatting about shooting film. She studied photography for her Masters degree and bought the Leica soon after she finished, but had never used it. IContinue reading “CAMERA – Leica M3”

TRIP – Bristol 2016

One of my best friends from Australia came to the UK last year but wasn’t visting London, so I took myself and my camera to spend a day with her in Bristol. The weather was awful (we literally had to jump a flood to get into a taxi at one point) but I’m glad IContinue reading “TRIP – Bristol 2016”

TRIP – s’Hertogenbosch & Amsterdam 2016

In 2016 I took my first trip to the Netherlands to visit ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Amsterdam. My dad’s family is from Holland, so I had always wanted to visit the country, but an exhibition on the work of Heironymous Bosch was the main thing that made me book my tickets. I fell instantly in love withContinue reading “TRIP – s’Hertogenbosch & Amsterdam 2016”