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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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!…

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That weekend went jolly quickly! I surprised myself though and actually managed to finish a roll of film and send it away for processing. I’m not saying I’m fickle (I am) but I’ve found that one of the downsides…

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Lavender London part two (South Bank)

The second half of my trip to London last week took in some wonderfully familiar scenery. The south bank of the Thames is always a perfect location for a photographic stroll as the landscape is suitably iconic yet always…

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Lavender London part one (Deptford)

I popped up to London last week! I had such a good day, I was visiting the brilliant Leonie, who if you haven’t checked out should do so right now – she takes the most beautiful photos and writes fabulous…