Bradford – another view 2. By Vivitar Wide & Slim

This is the view just past the final house on the western end of the village in which I live. Ten minutes walk from my home, it is in Bradford, six miles from… Continue reading

Trees for Marie – Olympus OM, Vivitar Wide & Slim

I seem to have been taking a lot of pix of trees lately, and it made me think of Marie (tree and film photography lovers will know who I mean). I thought these… Continue reading

Hidden Bradford – Olympus OM4

Bradford has many hidden beauties, passed by thousands of people every day but rarely seen (and sometimes has very sunny days, as on this day, Tuesday 4 June). Here’s a stone and brick… Continue reading

Bradford – another view. By Vivitar Wide & Slim

The village in the valley on the left of the picture, the village in which I live, is in Bradford – just. Six miles from the desolation of the city centre, it is… Continue reading

Grand old Englishman, broken old Frenchman, resistant old German – RIP; alive – Olympus OM

Resting together alongside the Rhine in a very old part of Dusseldorf, Kaiserswerth: Rolls Royce, Citroen and the travelling kings’ castle (7 May 2013). Right alongside the Englishman is a Frenchman showing his… Continue reading

A Scottish English history in street signs – Olympus OM20, Kodak Tri-X

Another Bradford (Shipley) memory comes down – Minox 35GT and Acros 100

Out testing my Minox 35GT I came across this sad site (or sight) – the remains of the former Glen Royal cinema in Shipley (now part of the Bradford metropolis) where I spent… Continue reading

Olympus OM10 in Bradford – look up

I’ve commented before that, sadly, my home city of Bradford is now a dump. But look up and there’s still a lot of interesting Victoriana to see and plenty of photo opportunities. On… Continue reading

Travelling light in Dusseldorf – 4: Olympus OM & Vivitar Ultra Wide. Birthdays

I’m in love, again. Previous posts beginning ‘Travelling light …’ have been about using pocketable compacts, and the Vivitar is, of course, just that. But the pictures in this post are mainly from… Continue reading

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