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Film Instant Photography

A new black & white

I got hold of some of Impossible’s B&W 2.0 film for my lovely Polaroid SX-70 (which I literally had to dust off before using). The best thing about this film is that you can just use it – like…

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Film Photography

8 film photography tips for beginners

Type the name of your camera into YouTube – there’s nothing quite like watching somebody handle a camera that’s just like the one you own to make you feel more comfortable with it yourself. Check the battery! Just because…

Film Life Photography


There’s not a lens wide enough or a filter freaky enough to do justice to the landscape that is Dungeness. It’s home to a nuclear power station, a small gauge railway, a lighthouse or two, loads of shipwecks, a…

Film Photography


So, it didn’t rain every day on my visit to Kent, just most days! That’s fine though, I went with the flow. The rain was warm, there were plenty of cosy, dry coffee shops and I got to relax…

Film Photography

A change of plan

I am happy to report that in the last week some photos were taken. By me! It didn’t quite go to plan – I got all the way to Kent before realising I had no memory cards with me.…

Film Photography

Cheap as chips

Guess what, I love film photography! OK, so that’s no secret – nor is the fact that I love a bargain, which is why I feel no shame in admitting to shopping in Poundland. So, Poundland (I don’t have…

Film Photography

Redscale 120 film at the seaside

So – back to the photography! I decided to take my most intimidating camera and film that I’d never used before for my Saturday afternoon at the seaside last week. It was a gloriously sunny day and it had…

Film Photography


Crazily (even though it’s almost April), since I took these photos the UK has been smothered, kicking and screaming beneath blankets of snow. I am totally getting why people up sticks and move to Spain – I’d bloody love to…

Film Photography

The Cotswolds

If you’ve ever done a jigsaw puzzle of a quaint little English village, or spotted one on your granny’s box of chocolates then there’s a very good chance it was of somewhere in The Cotswold’s. That’s where I’ve been for the last few days!…

Film Photography

4 months ago

Remember that film I had hanging around for ages? Well I received the prints today – hoorah! When I was a kid I can recall that we’d have films developed with two separate Christmases on (and a summer holiday…