London with a Fuji X-E1 and 1976 Pentax 50mm f.18 Lens

April 12, 2015  •  1 Comment
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 (following this story), it's in as new condition and appears to work beautifully. Again, nothing amazing but I enjoyed taking them.
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London with Fuji X-E1 and a Russian Helios 58mm f2 Lens

April 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
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 given one by a relative (following this story, thank you Pauline!, and today I tried it out in London. These are just test shots really but considering how old the lens is and how bad I am at manual focussing I'm really quite plea...
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McLaren F1 GT - Silverstone 4 Hour Race 1995 or 1996?

March 16, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I was talking with Justin Leighton on Twitter about the McLaren F1 road car and after much searching I found a wallet of old photos which I've now scanned. I can't be sure if this was 1995 or 1996 but I do remember the amazing sound these stunning cars made - you knew where they were on the circuit even if you closed your eyes.
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A vintage found film, can you help identify these people? (location is now known)

January 27, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
UPDATE: Several people have told me it's Warwick Castle, thanks so much for your information. You might have seen my previous post about a found film, and now I have another - but this one will be a much bigger challenge to investigate. All I know is that I recently bought an Agilux Colt 44 camera in a charity shop in Crayford, Kent and in the box...
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Artisans continues!

January 18, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
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 sure whether there will be a second book at this stage as selling the first one has proved harder than I’d like but the project will continue anyway. In the coming week I am photographing a coppersmith at work and hoping also to vi...
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