Single frame… Mulled Wine and Mulled Cider

Mulled Wine and Mulled Cider, York, December 2018Mulled Wine and Mulled Cider, York, December 2018
Fujica GW690 – 1/30s, f4, – Ilford Delta 400 Professional rated at ISO 3200

I received five rolls of film back from the lab yesterday, all shot with the gorgeous Fujica GW690 that I’ve got on loan…

I’ve never pushed Ilford Delta 400 before and only did so here to try and bag a few shots of York after dark while wobbling my way from ‘The Last Drop’ to the railway station.

I’m absolutely loving the results from this camera… I’m quite taken with the pushed Delta 400 too!

Scan by AgLab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Single frame… ‘Women of Steel’

'Women of Steel'‘Women of Steel’
Olympus OM20, Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.8 – 1/500s, f2.8, – Rollei RPX 100

Yet another shot from my first roll of Rollei RPX 100 film.

‘Women of Steel’ is a bronze sculpture that commemorates the women of Sheffield who worked in the city’s steel industry during World War I and World War II. Sculpted by Martin Jennings, it was unveiled at Barker’s Pool in June 2016.

Scan by AgLab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Sheffield’s ‘Cheese Grater’

Sheffield's 'Cheese Grater'Sheffield’s ‘Cheese Grater’
Olympus OM20, Zuiko Auto-T 100mm f/2.8 – 1/125s, f5.6, – Rollei RPX 100

The striking looking building in the centre of this image is Sheffield’s Charles Street Car Park, more commonly known as the ‘Cheese Grater’.

Designed by architects Allies and Morrison and opened in 2008, the ten storey structure contains 520 parking spaces and was voted ‘third coolest car park in the world’ in a 2013 competition.

Scan by AgLab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Assorted junk

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Olympus OM20, Zuiko Auto-S 50mm f/1.8 – 1/60s, f1.8, – Rollei RPX 100

A shot from my first roll of Rollei RPX 100, the second roll of film through a charity shop find Olympus OM20 (thanks Rachel!)

A couple of weeks back a visit was paid to the holt in Sheffield to view the winning entries of this year’s Photo Marathon and this was tucked away in a dark corner of the creative space there…

I’m rather taken with this film, it seems very forgiving, with a wide exposure latitude… I really must try the ISO 400 version.

Scan by AgLab with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom Classic CC.

Monochrome Monday… Tees Transporter Bridge

Tees Transporter Bridge, September 2017Tees Transporter Bridge, September 2017
Olympus μ[mju:] Zoom 115 – Fuji Neopan 400CN rated at ISO 200

The Tees Transporter Bridge links Middlesbrough on the south bank of the river Tees to Port Clarence on the north and is the longest transporter bridge in the world with a span (between the towers) of 590ft.

Built by Sir William Arrol & Co. of Glasgow between 1910 and 1911 the bridge replaced a ferry service and the travelling ‘gondola’, suspended from the bridge, can carry 200 people or nine cars across the river in just 90 seconds!

Scan by Peak Imaging with minimal cropping and tweaking in Lightroom CC.

Monochrome Monday… Lone tree, Yorkshire Dales

Lone tree, Yorkshire DalesLone tree, Yorkshire Dales
Contax G1, Carl Zeiss T* Biogon 28mm f/2.8 – Kodak T-Max P3200 rated at ISO 1600

A long forgotten folder of negatives surfaced this evening so I just had to fire up the scanner…

Another shot on (the recently re-introduced) Kodak T-Max P3200 black & white film, this time from May 1999. A lone tree growing out of the limestone pavement above Malham Cove in the Yorkshire Dales stands sentinel over the Pennine Way long-distance footpath.