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 – 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”

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”

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”

TRIP – Stonhenge & Salisbury 2016

I had been to Stonehenge in 2010 with family but I jumped at the chance (and onto the coach) when the opportunity arose in 2016 to visit again with friends, and to go to Salisbury as well. I found a very expired film in my drawer and decided to take my Holga along, as itContinue reading “TRIP – Stonhenge & Salisbury 2016”