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Doorways (Cee’s Travel Theme)

I had decided to limit myself to taking part in Cee’s Black & White Challenges, but having just received an email with her latest posting on her ‘Travel theme – doorways’, I decided… Continue reading

WordPress themes – random header will show all my classic cameras, eventually

The change of theme for this, my photo blog, seems to be going well. Something I really like is the grid at the side showing pix (with links) to some other bloggers’ posts… Continue reading

Change of theme

24 March. Well I’ve done it. I finally picked up courage to push the ‘Activate’ button so here is the new theme. There’s still some work to do – it needs a new… Continue reading

The disaster of transferring to WordPress.org

Yet another of my favourite blogs has announced a transfer from WordPress.com to WordPress.org; this time he not only announced it but did it within hours, and so has disappeared completely off the… Continue reading

Out and about with an even older film and camera (Yashica FX-3); a stand development experiment

Sorting through my old photo stuff I found a roll of 35mm HP5 on which I’d written ‘7 expd’ and ’14 expd’. As the leader was still out of the cassette I thought… Continue reading

Why would I want to ‘moderate’ comments before they appear?

I’ve recently removed the requirement for comments to be ‘moderated’ before they appear – on both my blogs. I didn’t consciously put them there when I first created the blogs but, getting emails… Continue reading

Dabbling again in ‘street photography’ – Olympus XA3, Kodak Tmax400

I said in my previous post that I’d been having another go at ‘street photography’ and I chose the simple point-and-shoot Olympus XA3. Then I’d only shot half the film, mostly during Christmas… Continue reading

A masterclass in photo technique

A Christmas present I received from my wife was a delightful surprise: a DVD of the film ‘The King’s Speech’. But the ‘bonus’ section was a long interview with director Tom Hooper which,… Continue reading

Back from the kitchen – promise

Now that my Christmas cooking marathon is over I’m intending to get back to a regular post here – concentrating on classic cameras and film. But here’s a picture from grumpytyke’s final Christmas Dinner… Continue reading

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