Minions!

I have seen this Ford van driving around Sheerness, England many times before but could never get a shot, until I spotted in Aldi supermarket car park while shopping with my wife, still with it’s Minions attached.

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Taken on Leica M4-2, Summicron 50mm f/2 lens with Fomapan 400 film.

A Summer’s Day

I spotted this elderly gentleman sitting on the seafront looking across the Thames estuary out to Southend on Sea on a very dull, cold July day. Typical English weather, it’s no wonder we Brits are always talking about it!

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Taken in 2016 on a Nikon F80, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 AF-D on Kodak T-MAX 400 film and developed in Kodak D76.

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I saw this gifts and second hand shop in Whitstable high street, England back in 2016. Whitstable being a seaside town, it was rather appropriate, if not somewhat corny with these chairs outside this shop.

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Taken on a Nikon FE, with a Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 on Fomapan 100 Classic film.

Luminance

This picture was taken over the marshes of Barton’s point, Sheerness, England.

I originally shot the image last November but was not happy with it’s outcome, there was just not enough detail of the Teasels in the image or too much flare. So I retook the picture this month, but this time using slower film, a yellow B&W filter and shot either in the day so the sun was somewhat lower in the sky.

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Shot with a Leica M4-2 with the Summicron 50mm f/2 lens on Fomapan 100 Classic film, using my Weston Euro-Master lightmeter.

Racing the tide

Dragged out of my archive, taken August 2016 at Whitstable beach, England. People walking back along a sand bar as the incoming tide returns and that day, oh boy did the sea come back quickly.

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Nikon F80, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 AF-D with a Hoya red filter on Fomapan 100 Classic film and developed in Kodak D76 for 9 minutes.

Sunday afternoon

I took this shot back in 2013 on warm autumnal day. Taken at Leybourne Lakes Country Park in England, this image for me summed up this lazy afternoon and was one of the pictures at the start of my return to film photography.

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Taken with a Praktica BX20, Prakticar 50mm f/1.8 on Kentmere 400 film.

 

Rise

Another image from Christmas day. I’d never had so much fun on a Christmas morning, the light was perfection, if only everyday was the same. Taken at Barton’s Point Coastal Park, England.

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Shot on a Leica M4-2, Summicron 50mm f/2 with a B&W red filter on Fomapan 400 film and developed in Ilford ID11 for 13 minutes at 21Âșc.