Square Saturday… Crocuses, Derby Arboretum

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Mamiya C330, Mamiya-Sekor 80mm f/2.8 – 1/500s, f4, – Lomography CN 400 rated at ISO 200

An image from a recent ‘Photography Friday’ jaunt with my regular partner-in-crime, Rachel to Derby Arboretum, Britain’s first public park.

Joseph Strutt commissioned and donated the park for the benefit of citizens of Derby in 1840. The intention was a botanical tree garden for instruction as well as leisure. Sadly it was neglected for many years and even now is a little known and somewhat unappreciated spot in the city…

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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… Funk

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Diana+ – Lomo CN 400

I’m obviously still having problems with loading film into my charity shop find Diana+… I’m also getting too close to my subject matter as most of my shots are far too tightly framed, a problem exacerbated by my dodgy film loading technique.

This shot is OK though, something I spotted during a wander around Cosne-sur-Loire in the Nièvre department in central France.

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Single frame… Tabac le Bercy

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Olympus XA – Lomography Colour 400

I had a number of films returned from the lab this morning, this shot is from a roll that’s been sitting in a drawer for a while and I had no idea what was on it, only that it came out of my Olympus XA…

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