• It was a set up!

    Tags: photography, blacknwhite, darkroom

    Having spent most of last weekend in the dark it was an unwelcome shock to wake up to Monday morning in all its sunny glory. The best I could do to relive the joy of development (until the next … more

  • Papergirl Project

    Tags: photography, film, exhibition

    So I've gotten my act together and submitted something of the black and white film variety to the Papergirl curators. I won't pretend they're perfect or even what I originally intended but at least … more

  • Film from Inner Mongolia

    Tags: photography, film

    Just had an exciting text message from my mother asking what sort of film I would like her to bring back from her current trip - all the way from Inner Mongolia. Both Kodak and Fuji are available so … more

  • My Kingdom for a Bike!

    Tags: bicycle, photography

    A watched bike is never fixed but I'm still hopeful that a new tyre for my little "foldable" bike will come through soon from The Bicycle Revolution. I guess they're still recovering from a big Xmas! … more

  • Christmas lights

    Tags: photography, lighting, Christmas

    I'm not much of a fan of bright, gaudy Christmas lights but I was very pleased to receive some lighting gear of my own on Christmas day.  Still working it all out and have already run … more

  • From the darkness comes...

    Tags: photography, blacknwhite

    Well I've been enthusiastically using the darkroom whenever possible and working out a few wrinkles along the way.  It is brilliant to have on demand access to all the gear that I need and … more

  • Oh baby!

    Tags: baby, photography

    Well the shoot went pretty well, taking into account the difficult lighting situation.  The flash unit that I took malfunctioned and I'd already psyched my subjects up to start so it was time to … more

  • Baby shoot

    Tags: baby, photography

    Shooting a baby tomorrow morning - only in the photographic sense though.  Cute little Fletcher David is getting a bit of paparazzi treatment and I'm hoping the results will be good enough to … more

  • First (successful) dev

    Tags: photography, blacknwhite

    First really successful black and white development in my new darkroom...

    A big thanks to my personal carpenter who put down his laptop for a few weekends and created the darkroom for me out of … more