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”

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 – London Docklands

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Fomapan 400 Having lived mostly in the west of London since I moved here 4 years ago, the east of London is somewhere I only travel to if I have a lot of time. For a city that hosts an extensive transport system it always seems to be a massiveContinue reading “PLACES – London Docklands”

PLACES – Victoria & Albert Museum

CAMERA: Olympus Trip 35 FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 I had 6 shots left on a roll of film so I headed to the Victoria and Albert Museum in South Kensington to see if this particular camera and film combination could work inside the museum galleries. I’ve taken photos in here before, using the Leica M3,Continue reading “PLACES – Victoria & Albert Museum”

CAMERA – Lomokino

CAMERA: Lomography Lomokino FILM: Kentmere 400 When the Lomokino was first announced I was excited, and I backed it on Kickstarter. When it arrived I tried it a few times, after which it sat on my shelf collecting dust for years. I found it to be difficult to handle, mostly because they then added aContinue reading “CAMERA – Lomokino”

TRIP – Brussels 2017

CAMERA: Olympus TRip 35, Holga 120CFN FILM: Fomapan 400, Kodak Portra 400 I have wanted to travel to Brussels for a long time. I bought a Wallpaper guide to Brussels at least a year or two ago, so I devised a plan to visit it this summer on my own. I decided to go aloneContinue reading “TRIP – Brussels 2017”

HOLGA 120CFN & Ilford HP5+400

CAMERA: Holga 120CFN FILM: Ilford HP5+ 400 DEVELOP: Ilford chemicals, at home SCAN: Epson V700 I haven’t shot a roll of black & white film with my Holga for a while, so I took it out a couple of times to try and get a roll done. I also haven’t used HP5 before, I haveContinue reading “HOLGA 120CFN & Ilford HP5+400”

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”