Month: May 2017

Medium Format: One Hundred And Five

Jim Grey (by the way thanks for mentioning me and sharing my blog with your readers Jim) recently described this blog as containing “A lot of medium format”, which I was going to attempt to argue with until I realised that actually, yes it does contain a lot of medium format. Ever since I started shooting film again (yes I’m old enough to have done it as a child in the past) I’ve been looking to create something that just looks right, in my opinion 120 does that so much better than 35. It’s not just the size of the negative, the shape of the prints or the relatively small number of shots you can take that does it, I think it’s more than that. I think 120 just clicks with me for some reason and that’s the reason I shoot so much of it and share so much of it here. Anyway to continue the “A lot of medium format” theme welcome to edition One Hundred And Five of that, let me know your thoughts and if you’re new to this blog please check out my earlier posts and work too.

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Hungarian Adventure – Part Five: Killing Time In The Market

The final day of our trip to Budapest and what finer way to spend it than by being crushed by thousands of bodies while you follow your girlfriend around a market inspecting the same souvenir baubles over and over again. Yes that’s what we did in the sort time we had left before we were picked up to go to the airport.

OK perhaps it wasn’t as dramatic or traumatic and experience as I’m making out, but lets just say the Old Market was heaving with people, locals and tourists alike, and is not an experience I would recommend to any agoraphobes. I bought myself some paprika because, well why not? It’s about the most Hungarian thing you can buy. I also bought a snazzy leather flat cap that made me look like a 1920’s revolutionary, sadly I resigned myself to not trying to take the telephone exchange for the revolution, maybe another time. (more…)

More Cornwall – Falmouth & Crab Fishing

Some more images of my friends from Cornwall when I went to visit (one of whom is an excellent photographer you should check out Steven Prebble) taken on a selection of cameras as I had several rolls to finish. The following were used; Olympus OM-1, Olympus Trip, Olympus Auto Eye (yes I admit it, fanboy) and the film was either Lomography Color 400 or Agfas Vita Plus 200. Enjoy.

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