Gas Monitors

Gas Monitors

It’s another analogue trip out, this time with the Hasselblad and 4×5 Walker Titan field camera. I decided on a portrait of the Gas Monitors at Hendon in Sunderland (I also like the one in South Shields, haven’t managed a image of that one yet) these...
Large Format Urban Landscapes

Large Format Urban Landscapes

Here we go again with another trip out with a large format camera. This time urban landscapes with murals which depict local history. If these were shot in colour they would have a different feel to the images. I prefer the use of black and white film for a subject...
Book Project

Book Project

Here’s a film about a book, inspired by all of my Instagram uploads. There’s a funny story, about the first version of this book. Around the late 1990s I decided to create a book of my photographic work at that time. I lovingly scanned the negs (purposefully at the...
Analogue Adventures

Analogue Adventures

As promised, and if you can remember that far back, here’s the Hasselblad in all its glory. This one is a 2000FCW and was introduced around 1977. I bought this one for the lens in the late 1990s, a Zeiss Planar F110 f2. The camera had a focal plane shutter (quite...
Large Format Photography

Large Format Photography

As I keep on promising (I’m a man of my word!) here’s my large format experience, from shot to scan! I created other images on 8×10 and I also took out the Hasselblad and shot two rolls of 120 film (I’ve also bought a 35mm camera!) but...
Back To The Future

Back To The Future

As promised in the previous journal upload, I’ve had the opportunity to re-familiarise myself to a way of working that I thought I’d never return to! When digital first came onto the scene, I thought it would be a tool for the press and sport, where news...