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A visit to the re-opened Hasting Pier

May 13, 2016 - A few shots from a trip down to Hastings where the pier has been rebuilt and re-opened to the public. There's more stuff...
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Scanning 127 film using a Lumix LX7 compact camera and some Lego

November 07, 2015 - I recently shot a roll of B&W 127 film in the lovely Kodak Brownie Fiesta that my friend Pip bought me for my birthday....
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The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey

August 03, 2015 - I was very lucky to be invited to The Royal Gunpowder Mills by Sarah Deane so that I could both see her new exhibition "...
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London with a Fuji X-E1 and 1976 Pentax 50mm f.18 Lens

April 12, 2015 - A trip to London at night this time using a 1976 Pentax 50mm f.18 lens that was kindly given to me by a Japanese lady (f...
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London with Fuji X-E1 and a Russian Helios 58mm f2 Lens

April 06, 2015 - This lens has been on my 'to buy' list for ages as it's well known for it's many qualities but I was lucky enough to be...
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A vintage found film, can you help identify these people? (location is now known)

January 27, 2015 - UPDATE: Several people have told me it's Warwick Castle, thanks so much for your information. You might have seen my pr...
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Artisans continues!

January 18, 2015 - I'm very happy to say that now my rather awful 2014 is out of the way I can continue with my Artisans project. I'm not s...
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A wander through Joyden's Wood

December 15, 2014 - I've had an awful lot of spare time lately and as the weather was OK today I headed to a local wood with just the Fuji a...
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London with a 35 year old Yashica 50mm f2 and a Fuji X-E1

November 10, 2014 - It's been over 3 months since I've been out properly with a camera (it's a long story…) so I decided to throw myself in...
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Some lovely old photo cards with beautiful logos on the back

September 07, 2014 - I visited a local camera fair this morning with Nigel Rumsey and we both came away with some of these lovely old photo c...
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Brussels weekend with @ministract

July 18, 2014 - I recently spent a weekend in Brussels with my friend Tom McLaughlan and although I struggled photographically I've foun...
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June update on Artisans project

June 26, 2014 - So much has happened in the last week I thought I'd write it down, as much for my own sake as anything else! For this ye...
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Dungeness Textures and Details with @ministract

May 25, 2014 - I had a fine day in Dungeness today with my friend Tom McLaughlan and concentrated mainly on textures and details; it wa...
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A brief update on my Artisans charity book project

May 16, 2014 - Just in case anybody is interested I thought I'd write a quick post on my Artisans project as it's been rather quiet of...
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London Southbank Abstracts

May 08, 2014 - Despite poor weather today I had a fine time in London, finally meeting Jason Friend and Alec Murrell who I've known on...
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Street photography workshop with Damien Demolder and Amateur Photographer magazine

March 07, 2014 - Amateur Photographer magazine recently asked for applicants for a street photography workshop with Damien Demolder and m...
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Chinese New Year celebrations, London, 2014

February 02, 2014 - I spent a couple of hours in London today to check out the Chinese New Year celebrations which are always so vibrant and...
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Pottery Workshop at Cupola Pottery

December 29, 2013 - This morning I went with my wife and son to the Cupola Pottery workshop run by my friends Nicky, Chris and Jean where we...
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Will Allen playing in The Little Albion, Broadstairs 22nd December 2013

December 24, 2013 - We spent the day in Broadstairs yesterday where my son Will Allen played a spot in the Little Albion pub for which he go...
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Broadstairs Folk Week 2013

August 12, 2013 - We spent the day in Broadstairs yesterday where my son Will Allen was performing with Motley Morris. As always it was a...
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Nicky and Chris - married at last

August 02, 2013 - What a fabulous day!
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Raku Pottery in Chipstead, Kent

July 19, 2013 - In late 2010 I watched some friends making Raku pottery, a process where clay items are glazed, fired, covered with sawd...
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Folk music sessions in Broadstairs and Canterbury

July 14, 2013 - Last week we stayed in Broadstairs for a few days which meant my son Will could go to a couple of local music sessions....
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A day in Dungeness

July 02, 2013 - On Sunday I had a great day in Dungeness with 3 friends and came back with a selection of photos I was pleased with. On...
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Motley Morris perform in Upnor

June 21, 2013 - My son is a member of Motley Morris and this week I took him to practice where the little Nikon 35mm 1.8G proved it's wo...
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A walk along Southbank

June 14, 2013 - I walked along Southbank in London last night and it was great to see so much support for saving the Southbank Skatepark...
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Photography and filming at Dungeness

June 12, 2013 - PLEASE NOTE THIS BLOG ENTRY WAS WRITTEN IN 2013 AND THE INFORMATION MAY NOW BE OUT OF DATE - PLEASE DOUBLE CHECK I've b...
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The Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres

June 02, 2013 - The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium dedicated to the British and Commonwealth sol...
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Tyne Cot Cemetery, Ypres

June 01, 2013 - Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) bur...
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Shoreham Woods Bluebells

May 14, 2013 - Possibly the most unoriginal photo ever but I don't care, I quite like it.
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Rochester Sweeps Festival 2013

May 05, 2013 - Today I spent the day at the Sweeps Festival in Rochester as my 15 year old son William is part of Motley Morris, and th...
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A quick trip to the heath

April 14, 2013 - Whilst watching the David Noton DVD a friend had leant me I noticed the sky was looking fairly promising so while feelin...
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Hextable's College Road Nursery, a derelict treasure trove

April 07, 2013 - This is a similar story to my blog post about the old van I discovered on the outskirts of my village. I've known we use...
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Fuji X10 - first shots

April 06, 2013 - After a false start of buying a Fuji X10 that turned out to have a faulty lens barrel, I returned it to the brilliant fo...
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Derelict and decaying old van

March 24, 2013 - I've been meaning to have a proper look at this location for years and years so today I decided to brave the weather and...
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London Skylines

March 22, 2013 - I took these in March 2011 on the 5D Mk1 I had at the time. Rather than let them fester I thought I'd experiment a bit w...
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Sand

February 24, 2013 - Whilst on the workshop in Margate I took some pictures of the textures in the sand.
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Darkness in Deal

February 21, 2013 - I found this old shot from 2011 last night, taken in Deal on a stormy day. I've gone overboard with processing as it was...
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Welcome to my new blog

February 20, 2013 - At last I've left Pixelpost and WordPress behind and now have a unfied site all under one roof thanks to Zenfolio. I'll...
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Those 50 year old photos in more detail

January 14, 2012 - If you read my previous entry on these old films here you might be interested in the pictures themselves. I've increased...
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A story of two very old rolls of film

December 22, 2011 - A rather interesting thing happened recently which I've mentioned on twitter a few times so I thought I'd write it all d...
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The Bonehouse Crypt of St Leonard’s Church

October 24, 2011 - Well this was something different. The last time I was in Hythe the Crypt wasn't open so today I checked times again and...
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How to be an F1 photographer. Ahem.

July 02, 2010 - Some shots from when I attended testing at Silverstone a few years back. I think I've pretty much nailed it:D
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