A little outing to the Snake Woodlands

A little outing to the Snake Woodlands

Sunday afternoon the 22nd and although it was sunny and clear in the woods it was dark and as the winter solstice had just passed it was dropping dark pretty quickly. I haven’t been out…

My film Developing workflow FP4

My film Developing workflow FP4

This is how I have sorted my developing of B&W film namely Ilford FP4 plus although other films are dealt with in a similar way. Thanks to Nomad on photography-forum.org for his help. My first…

A gift a Canon Canonet Rangefinder
Well I just couldnt help myself

Well I just couldnt help myself

Been on ebay and saw a Bronica ETRS body cheap average condition but fully working so went and bought it some of the leather is coming of I am going to have a go at…

Ricoh 500ME Rangefinder

Ricoh 500ME Rangefinder

Another of my Ebay experiences a full frame 35mm film compact having a key feature an ability to take a multiple exposure it uses a switch to cock the shutter without advancing the film the…

Canon Canonet 28 Rangefinder

Canon Canonet 28 Rangefinder

After a while looking on Ebay and after an unfortunate¬† purchase of a QL19 that was returned as faulty I dropped on the Canonet 28¬† in excellent condition with a few visible marks but all…

Myth No1..”Photoshop is cheating all my photos are ..Straight Out Of Camera” (SOOC)
Cwmorthin Slate workings forum outing

Cwmorthin Slate workings forum outing

Five of us from the forum met up at the Lakeside cafe near the Hydro electric power station at Tanygrisiau on Saturday the 6th of October 2012 as we intended to breakfast before setting off…

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 517/16

Zeiss Ikon Nettar 517/16

This is my first folding medium format camera which I obtained through Ebay and cost under ¬£20 it arrived in immaculate condition with only slight evidence of paint flaking on the film door hinge. Camera…

Bronica ETR-C Missing frames and light leaks

Bronica ETR-C Missing frames and light leaks

I have been playing with my recently acquired Bronica ETRC and also a “New” 50mm lens from Ffordes Photographic in Scotland

I have had 2 films back from developing today and a previous film had much of the film blank (all the second half) and the one from the Bronica that came today had blank frames as well

Image below of second test film showing missing frames and light leaks