Grey Day Photos

It was a grey, overcast day, but, I still wanted to take some photos, so I packed my camera bag with a couple of film cameras, a digital camera, and some other bits and pieces and went to Oxford Island, Lough Neagh, County Armagh, in Northern Ireland, with a plan to then carry on the …

Panning

Panning is a great way of keeping the subject sharp and the background blurry when you are dealing with fast moving subjects. Below is a selection of photos that I have taken at various motorbike Track Days at Mondello Park in Kildare. Panning is a great technique to use as it can show how fast …

Solarography Project

A couple of years ago, I made a series of pinhole cameras out of 35mm film canisters and stuck them to the inside of a window in my house for six months. This was the first time I had ever made a pinhole camera, which is surprisingly easy. I needed to cut photo paper to …

Camera Obscura

Pinhole photography works on the basis of the camera obscura, which is the oldest form of camera and photography and thereby makes pinhole¬†photography an ancient technique. The definition of camera obscura is "a darkened box with a convex lens or aperture for projecting the image of an external object on to a screen inside, a …

World Pinhole Day 2018

To celebrate and promote pinhole photography World Pinhole Photography Day is on the last Sunday of April every year, with this in mind, I am going to post some pinhole related material over the next short while, I shall be taking part in the event too as a fan of this type of photography. To …

B&W Development

Following on from my post on Stand Development, I thought I would add my normal Black and White Film Development process. All the chemicals will be used at 20 Degrees C. The photos below were taken on HP5 120 on a Holga 120N. Prewash: A 5 minute prewash to bring the film up to temperature. …