…and another roll shot on my brief trip to Poland in January. This time it was Ilford XP2 Super, generously given to me by my friend Iain. He’d bought in Poland and I’d promised to return it to the country to shoot it. Continue reading →
This film started out in my Lomography Action Sampler sometime early last year. I’m not sure I’ve ever finished a film in that camera as usually, I don’t find enough opportunities to fill a roll. If you’ve not come across one before, the Action Sampler is all plastic and uses a clockwork, plastic mechanism to sequentially shoot through four (plastic) lenses onto one 36×24 image. Winding the film on also winds up the mechanism. Press the shutter, it whirs a bit and will shoot 4 images in a second or so (in an anti-clockwise pattern from top-left). Continue reading →
Last year I seemed to be ill more often than not. Having a toddler at nursery meant that the house was rarely free of coughs, tissues and Vaporub and as a result, I rode fewer miles than in any since I gave up cigarettes and bought a bike in my late-20s.
As I described in my first 52 Rolls post of 2017, I plan to slow things down a little this year. After last year’s excesses, I hope that by leaving time between the taking of the picture and choosing what to show, I’ll not be tempted into posting the pictures that might have been difficult or exciting to make, but only those that deserve to make the cut on their merits and without that influence.