All images of Megan and Laura were made using various cameras and either Kodak Portra 400 or Fuji Superia 400 film. The fourth image down was shot on 120 medium format film, I then accidentally left the roll in direct window light for a couple of days, which is why the frame numbers have imprinted through the backing paper and onto the negative.
6×4.5cm – it’s the ‘middle child syndrome’ of the film world; stuck between 35mm and 6x7cm, it tends to get overlooked and somewhat neglected. I require the inherent image quality of medium format, but I also like the convenience and speed of 35mm, especially 35mm compacts, such as the Olympus MjuII. Basically, I’m lazy; so what I’ve always wanted/needed is a medium format point ‘n’ shoot camera – the GA645 is that camera. The GA645 was released in 1997, as […]
I’ve just received the first batch of scans back from my new Hasselblad 501cm; the results were ‘eclectic’, for two reasons – firstly, I shot the first roll on Christmas Day after drinking a bottle of Prosecco to myself. I think that’s as far as I need to explain that. The other reason is that I still haven’t got my head around the square composition of the Hasselblad again, after years of shooting 35mm and various none-square medium formats. Something […]
11th October, Benidorm, Spain – I talked to an Englishman called Tom, he was out walking his dog. Well, the dog was walking, he was riding a mobility scooter. Tom lives in a permanent caravan in the campsite next to the one I’m on. This is what Tom had to say (this is quoted, verbatim, and contains strong language) – “There’s an old Scottish woman living down on the same camp site you’re on, she did have a husband, but […]