Stuff I saw Camping

For me, camping involves a philosophy of doing little as possible, enjoying the outdoors, sleeping in hammocks, having breakfast from the hammock, talking about how warm or cold you slept in the night, drinking coffee hourly through the day, looking for the ‘tumblr photos’ with the camera ready, and more importantly enjoying the company of friends. This camp hit all the marks with extras like watching a meteor shower and having Hayley enjoy hammock camping for the first time.

Images taken with xpro1, with a 14mm fuji lens and a Jupiter 8. I prefer the j8 images, they have charm. Its easy to tell the lenses apart, the j8 has classic sonnar bokeh and a narrow focal length.

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Home for the weekend
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Peeking into robin hoods cave
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Tom and his fuji
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Dead Tree
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New kettle on the fire, its first boil
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Crew
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Luke cooking
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Luke cooking 2
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Lukes trip
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Hays & camp fire
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Sunday morning coffee
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More Coffee
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Solo stove 1
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solo stove 2
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Admire the solo stove
Stuff I saw Camping

Stuff I saw at Ladybower reservoir & win hill

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The reservoir from the dam
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The dam
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The reservoir from the side
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The reservoir from the lake shore
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Waters edge
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Found; piled wood
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Found; Bottle
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Found; Flatcap
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Footprints
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Sculpture at Heatherdene
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Sculpture at Heatherdene 2
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Raining whilst walking to win hill
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River Derwent
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Found; Tonic water
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Climbing Win hill 1
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Climbing Win hill 2
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Climbing win hill 3
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Parkin clough
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Sign
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Sheep
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The sheep that followed
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The top
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The very top
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The actual top
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View from the top looking towards mam tor
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Heather at the top
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Plantation on the way down
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Trees blocking the path
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One last picture from the dam

Shot with a xpro1 and a industar69 with a modified fujifilm black and white red profile.

Stuff I saw at Ladybower reservoir & win hill

Port of Newhaven, VHF Ch. 12

This zine is by Alexis Maryon, published by fistful of books. It features black and white photos over 60 pages, covering the south England port of Newhaven. Images range from social documentary, street photography, industry, and landscapes. 

The format of the zine is a landscape orientation, which I haven’t had before. It seems to work as the majority of the images are taken with a wide angle, so the landscapes are uncropped while the documarty styled portraits feature a lot of environment revealing the subjects surroundings.

The quality of the paper and printing is great for the money, for £11 with delivery it seems like a steal, and with only 120 editions, a keeper. 

Port of Newhaven, VHF Ch. 12

Stuff I saw with a Holga

Despite having no kitchen and limited bathroom, with bits of plaster hanging for dear life on the walls, I managed to develop some film this weekend.

This roll of hp5 is from the trusty holga. I had the holga laying in my bag for sometime, so I genuinely didn’t know what was on the roll of film. Places range from Lincolnshire to Nottinghamshire. It’s sorta like a practice for holga week.

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College door
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Double exposure of Lincoln
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Angel cafe
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A studio shot using a holga / flash experiment
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Rowan tree
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Wheat field
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Field post
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Hayley and her new friend
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Wheat field / slight tram lines
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ol’ tree
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Stuff I saw around Lincoln in June part 2 (Shooting ferrania film, again)

I use to shoot ferrania film quite a bit when it was still readily available in, of all places, the pound shop. ‘Solaris 200’ use to sit along side ‘agfa vista 200’, while gainer than the latter it was better for colours with deep blues that ‘popped’ out. It was, at one time, my favourite colour film, even coming with me on trips.

Keeping this short, this new film is the black and white p30, they have recently produced and sold. It was delayed a little, much to the annoyance of many. I got 5, and gave 3 away to friends. Share the wealth.

Here are a few snapshots using the film. First thoughts are that it isn’t as forgiving as most films, lot of blown highlights. Using a yellow filter the contrast is high. Its a distinctive look.

The film was developed in rodinal APH 09 1 + 50 for 8 minutes. One minute agitation at start then 1 per minute thereafter.

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Tower

 

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Castle walls
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Cathedral
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Tombstone in the castle
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Pause
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Lincoln Knight
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Cornhill
Stuff I saw around Lincoln in June part 2 (Shooting ferrania film, again)