Monthly Archives: September 2013

Men at work #2

Men at work #2

Lots of camera movement, very grainy due to experimenting with Caffenol-C-L for this film and normally it would be a disaster, yet I do like …

 

Men at work #1

Men at work #1

Lots of camera movement, very grainy due to experimenting with Caffenol-C-L for this film and normally it would be a disaster, yet I do like …

 

Maiko for a day

Maiko for a day

If you’re a girl and want to do something different than looking at stuffy old buildings around Kyoto, dressing up like Maiko for a day …

 

Monet’s garden, Giverny

Monet’s garden, Giverny

The Japanese bridge in Monet’s garden at his home in Giverny, not the original bridge, I can only assume, yet beautifully photogenic and almost impossible …

 

“Don’t take their photograph!”

“Don’t take their photograph!”

Immediately after I took this shot, the guy in the photo above approaches me and creates a bit of a fuzz. Turns out he is …

 

Tour Eiffel from Passerelle Debilly

Tour Eiffel from Passerelle Debilly

The use of a red filter did bring out the clouds nicely in this shot. Aperture: ƒ/9.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: 75mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/180s Please follow and …

 

Ganguro girls in Shinjuku – Tokyo

Ganguro girls in Shinjuku – Tokyo

My most popular photo on Flickr.com, how embarrassing is that? You don’t see Ganguro girls any more but I always appreciated the rebellious youth culture they …

 

Fountain in a Luxembourg Park

Fountain in a Luxembourg Park

I put the camera on top of a garbage bin and stopped down the lens to get a slightly longer exposure to make the fountain …

 

Another lonely tree

Another lonely tree

Shot before earlier this year in June, this time on film. ADOX CHS 100 ART at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 8:30 minutes. …

 

Austria, over 40 years ago

Austria, over 40 years ago

I continue scanning some old family slides that my father took. This must have been taken during one of our trips to Austria. The composition …

 

Delahaye

Delahaye

Le Mans Delahaye de Louis Villeneuve, Le Mans 1937 / 1938 / 1939 / 1949 at the Roadshow Luxembourg. Loved the show, Coulthard driving the …

 

Train 1900 at Petange

Train 1900 at Petange

This is one of the steam locomotives of the Train 1900 at Petange station. This is shot with my DSLR in burst mode which gave …

 

One more time: Ballooning

One more time: Ballooning

I posted this photo before, a few years back. I had shot this on colour film, but I felt obliged to convert it to B&W …

 

The flimsy material we trust our lives with

The flimsy material we trust our lives with

For obvious reasons, the material of a balloon is as thin as possible. Camera: PENTAX MZ-3 ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { …

 

Inside a balloon

Inside a balloon

Through the looking glass, almost. Camera: PENTAX MZ-3 ISO: 400 Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/inside-balloon/”, title: “Inside a balloon” } …

 

Balloon racing

Balloon racing

We were two balloons and from the basket of the one I was flying in, I photographed my friends and family in the other balloon. …

 

More of Tanja, our dog

More of Tanja, our dog

Cute, intelligent and always wanting the chase the rabbits, our Tanja was. Shot on some Agfa slide film, about 30 years ago or so, see …

 

Tanja, our first dog

Tanja, our first dog

Cute, intelligent and always wanting the chase the rabbits, our Tanja was. Shot on some Agfa slide film, about 30 years ago or so, see …

 

Around the little town of Ahn

Around the little town of Ahn

The town of Ahn surrounded by its vineyards. Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX 67II Focal length: 90mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/60s Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { …

 

On the banks of the River Mosel

On the banks of the River Mosel

Looking towards the North, on the right side are the vineyards of Germany, in front of us the vineyards of Luxembourg. Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX 67II Focal …

 

Church of Ahn from the vineyards

Church of Ahn from the vineyards

A few weeks before the vine harvest in Ahn on the vineyards on banks of the Mosel River. Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX 67II Focal length: 90mm ISO: 100 Shutter …

 

Nell Gwynne’s monument

Nell Gwynne’s monument

The obelisk, better known as Nell Gwynne’s monument in Tring Park. Aperture: ƒ/3.5 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: 150mm ISO: 100 Shutter speed: 1/45s Please follow and like us:0 var …

 

Tring Park, the Summerhouse

Tring Park, the Summerhouse

Ionic Temple folly in Tring Park, I think it is correctly refered to as the Summerhouse Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 …

 

Some Tudor brickwork

Some Tudor brickwork

Probably some mock Tudor brickwork, to be honest but fancy no matter what. Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E …

 

Tring Shoe Repairs

Tring Shoe Repairs

Shot in the town of Tring, a small market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England. Sort of a place you might expect to meet …

 

Haff Réimech

Haff Réimech

Kodak TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX ME Focal length: 50mm ISO: 400 Please follow …

 

Shop front in Luxembourg City

Shop front in Luxembourg City

Practicing with some high-ISO shots in the evening, trying to get the exposure right Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: PENTAX K20D Flash fired: no Focal length: 20mm ISO: 3200 Shutter speed: 1/125s Please follow …

 

The town of Voorst, Gelderland

The town of Voorst, Gelderland

Kodak TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/11 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 400 Shutter …

 

Ipomoea cairica, I wonder

Ipomoea cairica, I wonder

Shot with my lensbaby 2.0 on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every …

 

Harvest time

Harvest time

Time to take in the harvest and bale the rest to feed cattle, etc. I’m going though a couple of old images to see if I …