Old photos which link with my photographic past

Posting my ‘photo bio’, from which I eventually worked out how to make an ‘About me’ menu heading (‘heading’ is a misnomer – it’s at the bottom!), I wrote that maybe I could… Continue reading

Why I modified the header – menus should be where you expect them!

Now I can, perhaps, get back to some photography, give more attention to the blogs I follow and even create some posts of my own! My previous post was not intended to be… Continue reading

About me, my summary photo bio

I decided to add an ‘About’ item to this, my photo blog, so wrote the following. However, for the life of me I can’t remember how I created the menu headings on grumpytyke… Continue reading

Travelling light in Dusseldorf – 2: with Olympus XA4

The Olympus XA4, the rarest of the Olympus XAs (it was made for only about a year, in 1985 I think), is in many ways an ideal ‘travelling light’ film camera, though it… Continue reading

Photography – hobby or a potent pill for dealing with mental illness

This is a very short post and nothing to do with my own photography. One of the wonderful things about a ‘like’ or ‘follow’ on your blog is that so often it opens… Continue reading

Travelling light in Dusseldorf – 1: with Lomo’s Granddad

It can cost little to pop over to Dusseldorf for a long weekend from my home thanks to Jet2.com, providing you take only hand baggage, accept any seat and don’t take any other… Continue reading

35mm DigitaLIZA – special but not so special (as the 120)

On Sunday I had the opportunity to see my 13 year old nephew play football, against my local village (Menston) team, so abandoned the rangefinders and went to an SLR – my Contax… Continue reading

DigitaLIZA – a great solution to problems scanning 6x9cm film shots

The DigitaLIZAs arrived this week but, impatient as I was to try them, I couldn’t be at home until today. So far I have tried only the 120 mask but I have a… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

Trials and tribulations continue as I endeavour to get back into film. However, today it is not medium format, but good old 35mm I’ve chosen to frustrate me. There have been some suggestions… Continue reading

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