Square Saturday… Sawley Lock, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2022

Sawley Lock, WWPDSawley Lock, WWPD
Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole + ND8 filter, 20s, f167 – Kodak T-Max 100
Developed in Ilford Ilfotec DD-X at 1:4, 7 mins at 20°c.

An image from Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day 2022… taken whilst enjoying a pint (or three) at The Lock Keeper’s Rest micro pub at Sawley.

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8, pixl-latr and Negative Lab Pro plugin with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Square Saturday… TEK5, Tinsley, June 2021 (Again!)

TEK5, Tinsley, June 2021TEK5, Tinsley, June 2021
Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole + ND8 filter, 30s, f167 – Kodak T-Max 100
Developed in Ilford Ilfotec DD-X at 1:4, 7 mins at 20°c.

This spot has featured on this blog at least once before, here, but until this morning I’d forgotten I’d photographed it using the fantastic ONDU 6×6 Pocket pinhole camera!

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8, pixl-latr and Negative Lab Pro plugin with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Firth of Forth, October 2021

Firth of Forth, October 2021Firth of Forth, October 2021
Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole + YA3 orange filter, 18s, f167 – Kodak T-Max 100
Developed in Ilford Ilfotec DD-X at 1:4, 7 mins at 20°c.

Another image from St Monans in Fife, taken on the Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole camera.

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8, pixl-latr and Negative Lab Pro plugin with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Tinsley Viaduct, June 2021

Tinsley Viaduct, June 2021Tinsley Viaduct, June 2021
Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole + ND8 filter, 10s, f167 – Kodak T-Max 100
Developed in Ilford Ilfotec DD-X at 1:4, 7 mins at 20°c.

Yet another image from the fantastic Ondu 6×6 Pocket Pinhole camera.

The railway line crosses over the River Don immediately in front of the camera before passing beneath the two-tier Tinsley Viaduct that carries the A631 and M1 roads over the Don Valley to the north east of Sheffield.

Digitised using Nikon D5600 & AF-S Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8, pixl-latr and Negative Lab Pro plugin with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

On St Andrew’s Day… The Kelpies, November 2018

Wishing my friends and readers north of the border a safe and happy St Andrew’s Day 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 I’ll be having a wee dram on your behalf tonight…

The Kelpies, November 2018The Kelpies, November 2018
Fujifilm X-T1, Fujinon XF 18-135mm f3.5~5.6 R LM OIS WR at 28mm, 4.5s, f11, ISO 400

Love them or loathe them, the The Kelpies (designed by sculptor Andy Scott) have quickly become Scottish icons since their opening to the public in April 2014.

Throwback Thursday… York Minster, illuminated by Patrice Warrener

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Nikon D100, Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4 AF-D at 42mm, 2s, f8, ISO 400

What was I photographing on this day in previous years?

Sixteen years ago it was York Minster, bathed in light by the French artist Patrice Warrener.

York Minster-20051104aYork Minster
Nikon D100, Nikkor 24-85mm f/2.8-4 AF-D at 42mm, 1.5s, f8, ISO 400

Two projectors were used to illuminate the west front of the Minster, creating a design called the ‘Heart of Yorkshire’, part of a project to ‘breathe new life into the city centre in ways that are both sympathetic to our treasured heritage and reflective of leading-edge contemporary art’ (according to a member of the City of York Council at the time).