First Film Rolls of 2021

A few images from the first two rolls of film shot on the Leica M6 this year.

It’s been sometime since I’ve shot film and so thought it about time I loaded my Leica M6 with a roll of film and got out to grab some film photos.

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Vacation on Film

We’ve recently been on a desert island holiday

We’ve recently been on a desert island holiday to the Maldives, which is an amazing place. To be honest, it’s totally a photogenic wonderland with wall to wall sun and colour – but in truth the island we were on was so small, there wasn’t that much of real interest to take photographs of.

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Popping Reds on Film

New Blog Post: Popping reds with Kodak Ultramax 400 #believeinfilm #filmisnotdead

Having shot a roll of Kodak Ultramax 400 a couple of weeks ago with my Leica M6, having looked at the scans in more detail, I’m super happy with the results.

What really struck me was the way Ultramax makes the reds really pop, almost Ektar-esque! I purposely shot it over exposed (ISO320) and made sure I metered for the shadows.

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Classic Cars in Black and White

I am a sucker for black and white.

I am a sucker for black and white. Digital is great for black and white, film is sublime! I love nothing more than to shoot a roll of Kodak Tri-X or similar, develop it at home and scan it in.

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Leica Summicron 40mm f2

Leica Summicron 40mm f2 – perfect when you love 50mm and adore 35mm and can’t decide if you are a 50 or 35mm man!

Since buying both the M10 digital & M6 film bodies, I’ve had a bit of GAS with regards to a Summicron lens.

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Gloucester Quays on Tri-X

Had a wander round the Gloucester Quays area on Sunday.

Had a wander round the Gloucester Quays area last weekend. A great opportunity for both myself and the Wife as it’s a shopping centre set in the old quay area of Gloucester. She could do some shopping and I could wander around the old buildings, camera in hand.

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