Duxford held it’s Battle of Britain Airshow over the weekend 23rd / 24th September. Duxford is also celebrating its centenary this year having been established as an airfield in 1917 and then hosting the RAF, USAAF and then the RAF again. It is now home
A very quick drive by of the Army Air Corps museum at Middle Wallop. A quick roll of Portra 400 was lurking in my RZ67. I have post processed this as a monochrome image….
A quick go at this technique – pioneered by Ryan Brenizer, a wedding photographer from the US. The Brenizer method puts the emphasis on the amount of background blur (bokeh) and depth of field at a given field of view. Best way to achieve that is to
Just invested in an Epson V800 Photo flatbed scanner – now scanning endless badly looked after negatives……..
So I have shot two rolls of film on the RZ. Sent them of to be processed and scanned onto disc by AG Photo Lab in Birmingham. It was a steep learning curve as the camera has no light meter and focussing is via a
A new acquisition! A Mamiya RZ67 medium format camera all the way from Japan (via Ebay!!). Going back to film and zero automation is a daunting prospect but we’ve bitten the bullet and the kit is here so I thought I should just crack on.
We spent a great afternoon at Biggin Hill recently with the Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar. A really nice set up with a bunch of Spitfires a Hurricane and a Bf109. The hangar is bright and airy and almost OCD clean with the aircraft accessible and
June saw a visit to the Chalk Valley History Festival in Wiltshire. An excellent talk by Max Hastings and Don McCullin (both Sir’s I think!) was riveting, although they both have a certain amount of mental baggage saved up after all their adventures. The festival