Tag Archive: Photography

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

Out in the snow with an old film and an even older camera (Yashica 230-AF)

I’m not going to do a post about the camera just now, one of the earliest auto-focus cameras and a typical 1980s design, but sorting through my stuff I turned it up –… Continue reading

Lens, camera mount or rangefinder – which is the focus culprit (Voigtlander Bessa T and L)?

Although the famous Austrian/German Voigtlander name has been ‘a good name badge’ for the Japanese Cosina company since 1999, the latter has continued the tradition of innovative, affordable photographic equipment for which the… Continue reading

Old pictures from the 1940s and 1950s

They are not pictures I have taken so I’m not publishing them on this blog, but some of you may be interested in some photographs – about 18 in all – spanning my… Continue reading

The amazing Contax AX and ‘forbidden’ photography

I mentioned in a previous post that when I could find some pictures I had been forbidden to take I’d do a post on ‘forbidden photography’, but having been able to finish the… Continue reading

Our clock and local ghosts – Mamiya Universal, 75mm Sekor

At last a day with some light; being Sunday, I wasn’t out very early – bacon and eggs are obligatory – but by late morning I was out with the Mamiya Universal and… Continue reading

A beautiful baby brings a smile to a dull day – Kodak Baby Brownie

Since New Year’s Day, when the weather wasn’t so bad, the weather has been terrible – dark, dull, drizzly and a whole lot more Ds. No matter how hard I looked I haven’t… Continue reading

Happy New Year to all ‘photo bloggers’ and especially to …

Since ‘launching’ this blog on the last day of October 2012, to indulge grumpytyke‘s interest in photography, especially film photography and classic cameras, I’ve had so much pleasure, inspiration and motivation from so many… 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

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