Browsing All posts tagged under »Portraits«

Boardmasters in black and white

August 16, 2021


I set myself a projeckt for the 2021 Boardmasters surf festival, the target was a dozen portraits in black and white. The tool I chose was the Fujifilm XT-3 coupled with the Mitakon 33mm f0.95, a Chinese lens that is only manual focus. The results are below, no captions – just photos – jpegs straight […]

Holga portraits at Quik Pro Junior

September 2, 2011


I am really enjoying using the ‘hit and miss’ Holga lens at the mo. The exposures are all over the shop, and the focus is agricultural – to say the least but, the massive vignetting and softness force you into a different mindset to get a result. The technique I have developed so far is […]

Holga Self

August 31, 2011


A profile picture is an essential item in these days of facewank, fantasy profile  and twitter. And whilst I have the lovely photo of my daughter and me taken by her, at arms length, on my much-neglected facebook page, my twitter pic, taken by the excellent photographer and friend Rob Tibbles for an interview in […]

Softly softly, vulgar Holga, portraits

August 5, 2011


An impromptu fishing trip with the boys was an excuse to shoot some portraits with ‘the plastic one’ as the Holga lens  is now known and I am quite liking the 1950’s feel to the shots, (probably coz it’s when most of the subject matter was born!). Attached to the 1D mk2 this time giving […]

New View

June 15, 2011


I was searching through some old files to find an appropriate pic to add to the GoldCoast Croyde Longboard Classic (presented by Frubob) Press Release and came across this shot of local lad Zak Lawton, taken in Marocco a couple of years ago. It ticked a couple of boxes, eg long board and Croyde connection […]