Tees Transporter Bridge
Fujifilm X-T1, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 49mm – 1/210s, f/11, ISO 200
This image popped up today while I was looking for something else…
The iconic Tees Transporter Bridge in Middlesbrough, framed by the remains of the Cleveland Salt Works on Vulcan Street in September 2017.
This fantastic structure has featured here before and no doubt will do so again…
Time to fly!
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 100-400mm f4.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 400mm, 1/250s, f8, ISO 800
Fujifilm X-T1, thingyfy 11mm Pinhole Pro S + 16mm extension tube, 3.5s, f193, ISO 200
Today is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day and all being well I’ll be out and about somewhere with my ONDU 6×6 Pocket pinhole camera.
This image was captured yesterday, using a thingyfy Pinhole Pro S ‘lens’ mounted on my Fujifilm X-T1 via a Fujifilm MCEX-16 extension tube giving (if my calculations are correct) a 27mm focal length with an aperture of f193.
It was also the first time I’ve used a Wimberley Plamp, a very useful bit of kit…
European robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 100-400mm f4.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 400mm, 1/250s, f8, ISO 500
This week has seen a reshuffle of camera equipment enabling the acquisition of a Fujifilm 100-400mm f4.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR lens. Like a lot of people I’ve taken more of an interest in wildlife this past year and this lens, longer than any other in my collection by quite a margin, gets me so much closer to my subjects.
More practice is definitely required, even with optical image stabilisation (OIS) avoiding camera shake is difficult with a lens this long.
Fujifilm X-T2, Fujinon XF 100-400mm f4.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 400mm, 1/500s, f8, ISO 500
Warren Street Station
Fujifilm X20, Fujinon Super EBC 7.1-28.4mm f2~2.8 at 13mm, 1/40s, f8, ISO 100
What was I photographing on this day in previous years?
Six years ago it was London during a day out riding the rails with Dad. From memory we were only in London for an hour and a half between trains but I had time for a brief wander out of Euston station and down to West End Cameras then located on Tottenham Court Road.
BT Tower reflection
Fujifilm X20, Fujinon Super EBC 7.1-28.4mm f2~2.8 at 16mm, 1/350s, f8, ISO 100
I couldn’t resist photographing the BT Tower, reflected in the University College Hospitals Education Centre, especially when a London bus sneaked into shot!
Gateshead Millenium Bridge, June 2015
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF 18-55mm f2.8~4 R LM OIS at 23mm, 1/400s, f8, ISO 200
Tyne Bridge, June 2015
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF 18-55mm f2.8~4 R LM OIS at 33mm, 1/900s, f11, ISO 800
Bronica SQ-A, Zenzanon-S 80mm f/2.8 – Fuji Superia 100
I haven’t posted a ‘Square Saturday’ in a while… this one is a bit of a test, my first medium format image digitised using the pixl-latr and also the first colour negative.
I’ve no notes for this image but I’m certain it was shot in May 2003, using a friend’s (Hi Dave!) Bronica SQ-A and standard 80mm lens. A neutral density was also obviously used (likely the Lee 100mm 0.6 I’ve had for years).
I really should do a scan of the negative to compare it with but I’m rather pleased with this version…
Digitised using Nikon D5500 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8, pixl-latr and Negative Lab Pro plugin with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.
Newcastle upon Tyne, June 2015
Fujifilm X-E1, Fujinon XF 18-55mm f2.8~4 R LM OIS at 27mm, 1/200s, f11, ISO 200