Portra 800 – a desaturated delight

Back in October, I took a trip over to Norfolk to visit my very good pal and fellow film photographer, Tom. It was the last outing of the year for me in our converted campervan, before the weather got too cold (it was still pretty chilly), and I wanted to visit one of my favourite places, Holkham Nature Reserve. I also wanted to test out my latest eBay find, a Vivitar V3800N – a fairly standard-looking K-mount SLR, with one interesting feature: a multi-exposure button! Continue reading Portra 800 – a desaturated delight

Mousehold Heath, SQ-A

SQ-A, Portra 400, 80mm lens. Norfolk, Mousehold Heath.

Getting to grips a little more with the Bronica SQ-A. I’ve realised that I need to GET CLOSER. Lots of these shots looked so different in my mind, so I need to amend that next time.

Colours came out nicely, and the latitude of the Portra was welcome when moving from woodland to open field, and forgetting to adjust the meter.

Holkham Beach & Woods

Holkham beach and woods, Wells-Next-The-Sea. Early memories of this place include my Dad climbing high up into one of the pine trees and grinning down at me. Visiting again, years later, the trees don’t seem so tall. Deeper into the woods, the floor is carpeted with lush green moss – I’ll be back one day to get more photos of that.