In September we took a week off in Santorini and I decided to leave the film behind and give the Nikon D600 another outing. I haven’t really used this camera much since I upgraded last year and it was starting to really bother me, given that it is a great performer on pretty much all […]
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I’m off on holiday for a week so will be well and truly unplugged, something I’ve discovered goes a long way to repairing the damage done by the daily grind and an ‘always on’ lifestyle.
Three months later here we are with the colour Malta films developed and scanned. Here are a few of the best frames from my first Leica M6 adventure.
Back to digital this week. Been too busy to blog lately (or finish the Malta pics for that matter), but I finally managed to get out and test the Leica M8 I bought for a bargain price from a friend in Germany.
So the mystery holiday destination was Malta. We spent most of our time in Valetta, which provided by far the best atmosphere and shooting conditions. I highly recommend it if you’re into street photography and crusty architecture. This trip was a leap of faith for a few reasons …
It took me weeks to shoot this roll of Portra, partly because I’ve been so busy and partly because London’s weather has been so foul and dark this past month that there hasn’t been a lot of opportunity for colour photography. It then took me another week and a half to get the film processed, […]
I thought it was time I stopped making excuses and started posting pictures. These are from Auckland, New Zealand, taken with my girfriend’s D7000 after a night out. Let me know what you think.
Stumbled across this fountain, by Japanese artist Tadao Ando, in London’s Mayfair district today. This is one of those situations where you have to kick the camera into manual and decide whether you’re going to focus on the reflection on the surface or the pattern beneath the surface, a decision made more difficult by wind rippling the water. When I got home and saw the pictures on a big screen, the shot I least expected to work was the keeper. Read more →