Some scans of recent negatives, made prior to conventional printing.
The images of Stourhead and Bawdsey were made on Edwin Smith’s Ross Autorange camera, recently refurbished. The image of the flowering palm was made on an old Mamiyaflex twin-lens reflex, recently given to me by a friend.
Film throughout is Kodak Tri-X 120, developed in PMK developer. More details will follow when conventional prints are made.
6×9 negative with some obvious flaws!
You can never be quite sure what you are going to get with film. This negative, one a series of 8 exposures taken on 120 Kodak Tri-X film, has ‘mystery artefacts’ and I’m not sure what caused them. Continue reading
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Lying on my bed, looking at this piece of exotica in my room and thinking ‘that could work’. It’s been done a thousand times or more, but not by me.
Since 2007, I’ve tried to photograph one of the annual amaryllis flowers grown at Weeping Ash. Each year I’ve tried to take a different approach and this year it was the faded, wilted blooms that struck me as worthy of recording.
Part of the ‘Memoria Vitae’ series
I originally started the Memoria Vitae series five years ago, with this image. The purpose being to record those things that have special meaning to me, though various connections, but which may seem insignificant to others.
Homage to Edward Weston
Below, the original 1927 image, by Edward Weston.
Edward Weston’s image made in 1927.