The Summer Holga-days

It is about a month ago that Littlest Holga appeared in my porch in a puff of green smoke. Bejeweled with conjuring stones and other accessories, taped shut to stop the demons escaping, I read the instructions (point, focus, shoot) and we went on some little adventures. First up was a roll of HP5, rated … Continue reading The Summer Holga-days

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Go lose a roll, or sell a camera, or something.

A few weeks ago I developed a random roll of 35mm HP5 from the cupboard. Unsure of what to expect or how I shot it, I threw it in with a roll of Double X for a semi stand development. As it turns out, it was a roll shot in my Olympus 35SP. Now, in … Continue reading Go lose a roll, or sell a camera, or something.

A boring and fairly uninformative post on chemicals…I mean, click here for something amazing.

A bit over two years ago I started developing my black and white film. Aside from a result that I like, my exploration of different developers has been tapered over time by two factors: frugality and longevity. As I have arrived at a set of chemicals that works well for me, I thought I would … Continue reading A boring and fairly uninformative post on chemicals…I mean, click here for something amazing.

Circus Wonderland

2018 marks exactly 250 years since Philip Astley began the first circus in the UK, and Circus Wonderland is in town. Showing off his horse riding prowess on a circular indoor track, Astley apparently filled the gaps between his acts with jugglers, magicians and the likes, and the circus was born. The last couple of … Continue reading Circus Wonderland