5 frames in Hopton, Norfolk

I’m currently in self-isolation due to being in close contact with someone who tested positive for Coronavirus, and cases seem to be rising quite dramatically here, so this might be the last time we get to go on a holiday for a little while. Hopton-on-sea is a little seaside village about thirty minutes drive away… Continue reading 5 frames in Hopton, Norfolk

January snapshots

I’m really struggling to shoot film at the moment, so here are some more digital snapshots from what felt like the longest month ever.

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Why I shoot film

I want to make it clear right at the start that I don’t only shoot film, but it’s the format I like most at the moment. It’s also the thing I get asked about the most by non-photographers. If you’re a film photographer, you’ll get asked these questions a lot…

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5 lockdown frames with the Canon EOS 1N

Shooting film during lockdown has been a bit difficult for me. I’ve got a new baby and my film lab closed for 2 months meaning that even when I did manage to get some rolls finished, they just sat looking at me on my desk.

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7artisans 35mm f2 review

After how much I enjoyed using the 50mm 1.1 by 7artisans, it’ll come as no shock that I also wanted to pick up the 35mm f2 from the same brand. I think I managed to restrain myself for about 6 months, and then I caved.

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5 frames with an X100F at UEA

I’ve written a few times about small cameras and not really seeing the appeal. Well, I may now have seen the light, and all it took was my entire life changing.

5 frames with HP5 and an Olympus OM2N

I’ve blogged about Ilford’s HP5 before and how disappointed I was in the results. I suspected at the time that this was down to the shop I picked to develop it rather than the film itself, and I’ve now had those suspicions pretty much confirmed.

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