Thinking about buying some chooks to help keep pests down in our small orchard, slugs, coddling moth larvae and the like, hopefully we will also be able to collect a few eggs! So what better than to visit a chook show in the lovely town of Longford and competition just to talk to people and […]
As I’m at the point where I can start making some wet darkroom prints I have started sorting out a few negs, I think this is a good contender. Its an image of Darling Range Ghostgums, Canon AE1 ƒ1.8 Ilford HP5 developed in LC29… I’m going to start with postcard size prints then see how […]
A Jarrah tree flower, Eucalyptus marginata, Exposed some yrs ago when Ektar reappeared! Jarrah honey is reputed to be an antibiotic substance. In W.A Jarrah forests are still being felled More than half the Jarrah forests are now gone. Will we ever learn? In the first view of the flower, Its easy to see how […]
Wood smoke in the Tamar Valley turns daylight blue at sunrise and orange just prior to sunset. It becomes even more interesting when pollutant tinted light is reflected off different surfaces.
An architects garden shed… Mamiya 6 folder 1957 film plane focus camera HP5 ISO800 ƒ16 This Mamiya was produced from the 1940’s to 1959 in many different versions. Different range finders, many different lenses by several optical lens companies. Personally I really like the Mamiya glass the render and contrast are as good as it […]
Its been a few years since I developed a roll of film even through the digital naughties right up until 2015 when moving and the building of a new house / studio took preference over everything I managed to expose a pack or so of film a year. There has always been at least two […]
The things one sees are often alarming then after a moments deduction the human error answer is likely closer to the truth. But I’ll bet some poor partner gets a verbal roasting for this mistake…
Apparently the longest chairlift in the southern hemisphere, many people seem to enjoy the arial trip over the first basin.
A short walk through the ‘difficult’ Cataract gorge track, the sun was getting low and that orange horizontal light that we get at this time of year leached almost all of the colour out of this scene. Had an old Rusky Helios lens mounted. Its as sharp as they come and has quite a unique […]