Southwell Minster, October 1997
Nikon F-801s, Vivitar 19mm f/3.8 + red filter, – Ilford SFX 200
Developed in Ilfosol S at 1:9, 9½ mins at 20°c.
Something from the archives today…
Another shot on a film that I really should shoot again, Ilford SFX 200.
Southwell Minster is a striking building, easily dominating the small Nottinghamshire town of Southwell and in spite of only being 25 miles from my home I haven’t been back since 1997! Time to place a film order with Analogue Wonderland and plan a day out I think!
Nikon COOLSCAN IV ED scan with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.
Triumph T120 Bonneville
Fujifilm X-T1, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 34mm, 1/80s, f8, ISO 1600
I paid a visit to the Erewash Museum‘s Motorcycle Open Day today…
There was a fantastic variety of bikes on display: custom Harley-Davidsons, modern tourers, a couple of ‘Rat‘ bikes and more classic Brits than you could shake a stick at!
The above image shows one of the many Triumphs on display and I’m reasonably certain that it’s a 1960 T120 Bonneville (but I’m happy to be corrected if I’m wrong).
Olympus OM-1N + F.Zuiko 50mm f/1.8 Auto-S – 1/250s, f5.6½ – Kodak Portra 400 rated at ISO 200
Scan by Ag Photo Lab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.
Narrow boats, Keepers Lock
Fujica GW690 – 1/500s, f16, – Rollei RPX 400 rated at ISO 800
Another pic from February’s ‘gongoozling’ trip to Fradley Junction on the Trent & Mersey Canal.
Epson 4870 Photo scan with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.
20.18 to Brighton
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF 18-55mm f2.8~4 R LM OIS at 21mm, 1/9s, f16, ISO 200
A shot from the digital archives tonight…
An unidentified class 377 ‘Electrostar’ electric multiple unit crosses Worthing Road at Angmering with the 19.32 Southern service from Portsmouth & Southsea (the 20.18 from Angmering) to Brighton on 20 May 2015. I didn’t have a tripod with me so rested my camera on top of a handy fence post and hoped for the best!
This pic cropped up tonight while I was looking for something else entirely, my archives definitely need a good sort out!
‘It is part of the photographer’s job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country.’
Bill Brandt (British photographer and photojournalist) – May 2, 1904 – December 20, 1983.
Crich Memorial Tower, April 2019
Fujifilm X-T10, thingyfy 11mm Pinhole Pro S, 0.7s, f79, ISO 200
Another image taken with my thingyfy Pinhole Pro S ‘lens’.
Last Sunday would have been my late father-in-law’s 99th birthday so Joy and I took some flowers up to Crich Stand, a memorial tower dedicated to the memory of the soldiers from the Sherwood Foresters Regiment who died in World War I and World War II* (Joy’s Dad lived to a ripe old age but spent World War II serving in North Africa and Italy with the regiment).
I thought I’d sneak a few minutes capturing a couple of images for Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day while I was there…
*The memorial is also dedicated to those who died serving in the Sherwood Foresters Regiment from 1945 to 1970, the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment from 1970 to 2007 and the Mercian Regiment since 2007.