Category Archives: Monochrome

Experiments with Cyanotypes

I’ve been meaning to try my hand at printing cyanotypes for a while. I’ve even had the chemicals to create them at home for a few weeks now. But, of course, there have been a lot of distractions this December … Continue reading

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Landscapes in November

I’ve started a new Open University module called Digital Photography: Creating a Professional Portfolio. It’s a ten-week course and, as with all OU modules, the resources are excellent. It’s only week two of the course and even though I’m familiar … Continue reading

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Well that’s complicated things …

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’d bought myself a ‘new’ old camera: a Yashica 635 which could take both 35mm and 120mm film. I though it was novel, an oddity, something that would simply improve my digital photography. But … Continue reading

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Model Shoot

Just before Christmas I worked with a model, Keziah Watts, to practice some lighting setups. It’s a lot of fun to work with someone who is confidant in front of the camera and, in the end, I feel that the … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Film

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’d bought myself a second-hand SLR 35mm film camera body that I could use with my current lenses. I had learned a lot through using this camera, it helped me to slow down … Continue reading

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