Gerald does Selfie on Annenstrasse

The Medium Format Selfie Stick with the Agfa Clack

Photo above: Gerald does Selfie on Annenstrasse – Ilford FP4 125 Stand Development in Rodinal 1/25  It was the early hours of the morning and I had this…

Film is not dead – Yashica Mat 124 with Kodak Ektar

ORF Park, Graz – Yashica Mat 124 with Kodak Ektar (Self Developed in Tetenal) The images on this post are all from the Yashica Mat using Ektar Film…

Lomography with the Agfa Clack

Bringing life back to a battered old box called the Clack. I even gave my girlfriend the Clack she loved it! Yep that sounds weird as funny as…

Agfa Clack

I got the Clack for 7 Euros! The Agfa Clack Double Exposures

The crappy black box, actually has got a certain charm. Ok nothing special in terms of technical specification. It’s optics are plastic for goodness sake! Three controls that’s it…

Puxerloch Tur on IlFord Delta 100 Yashica Mat 124

Puxerloch with the Yashica Mat 124 with Ilford Delta

It’s definitely time to escape, run away into the great outdoors! Well at least up a hill into a hole. The hole in question which I often pass…

Fujifilm XT-2 in the Fog

It was one of those unique days that only come once or twice a year up here in Ramsau am Dachstein.  Giorgia, boys and I dedided to head…

Back on the street with the Voigtlander

It seems right to whip out the Voitlander Bessa  for some fun and frolics.  The black compact beauty featuring medium format film from the begone era of the 1930’s….

Aeolian Islands, Sicilian Landscape – Fujifilm XT-2 Travel Photography Part 1

A trip to Sicily should never be a short one. Especially when you encompass the food, culture, its people and of course the landscape. A straightforward plan to relax,…

Vintage Polaroid Land Camera with Flash

Gloria poses with the splits vertically – taken with the Automatic 330 Land Camera Polaroid on Fujifilm FP100c color pack Somehow the forty five year old wonder the…

Pinhole Photography with Vandyke Brown

Finally the week ended, it was time to visit the art shop yet again. This time on a mission to build and deploy a Pinhole camera. But not…

Wet Plate Workshop with Borut Peterlin

  On recent participation in Borut Peterlin’s Wet Plate Workshop in Slovenia, I decided to put together a short video and photo gallery from the workshop. I found…

Cyanotype on the Weekend

Having fun on the weekend with Cyanotype is what it’s all about. Cyanotype is easy and quick to setup. It was a sunny day in the Steiermark, Austria,…

Me, My Family and a Polaroid Land Camera

Finally I got the Land Camera and the film that goes with it together.  It was time to go out into the wilds and use it! The last…

Using Natural Light for Food Photography

Garlic Soup Such a busy week hadn’t much time to post to the blog at all. A few weeks ago, I had the joy of photographing food! Not everyday…

Natural Arches of Ireland

Arch hunting in Ireland The combination of photography and the outdoors has always been a natural extension to each other. When natural arches are added to this mix then…

Procida procession

Easter Procession on Procida, Italy with the Voitglander Bessa

[column2][/column2] [column2 last=yes][/column2] [column2] [/column2] [column2 last=yes] [/column2] So far food wise the staple mains of pasta, pizza and a bounty of fish at a sublime level didn’t disappoint….

Collage on Cyanotype using 6×9 Medium Format Film

Every day brings new things, sometimes it’s not what you expected. And this is so true of alternative process when comes to cyanotype. The story is, after the…

Caffenol Development – What’s brewing in the lab ?

Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda Pouring out the caffenol Homemade developer called Caffenol This is the harmony recipe from Caffenol.org 600ml Water (Tap is ok) 6.25 tsp Washing…

A blue weekend with Cyanotype process

Welcome to a very blue weekend of April 23rd 2016. Yes in terms of the downside of the weather with overcast skies and rain with expected snow too – yikes!…

Voigtlander Bessa in Rome using Medium Format

Now the Bessa had proved itself a viable option for travel. It was time to pack the gear for a Roman hoilday of some description – an adventure!…

Analog Adventures in Medium Format in Graz

Well each day brings something new, which is always good when its medium format photography. I mean what’s not to like? But before all that a long rewarded break…

Tin Type Wet Plate Exposure for Collodion

Continuing on from previous journey into the alternative process. I’ve been trying. Rushing home from work to catch the last bit of sunshine from the end of day….

The Alternative Process, Wet Plate and Collodion

First Plates on Collodion My initial experience with wet plate collodion. Above is my first plate using this medium. Oh yes I’ve a lot to learn but it…

New Year 2016 – Dun Bristé at Downpatrick Head

Firstly Happy New Year to you all who come visit my blog. Back in autumn late last year before arriving on Achill Island, a stop off to Downpatrick head…

Perchtenlauf Graz 2015 – Krampus in Austria

It’s that time again in Austria where the demons from the Alps become alive. Well at least in fancy scary dress! It was late Sunday evening all I…

Marvels of Achill Island along the Atlantic way – Co. Mayo Ireland

Later in the day after we’d returned back to Keel the village on Achill Island. The island is part of county Mayo connected by bridge. While the sky…

Inishmore further impressions from the edge of the world – Aran Islands, Ireland

Following on from my trip to the Aran Island, Inishmore. Below the beautiful square shapes in the cliff face on the way to worm hole. The drop from the…

Landscapes from the Aran Islands, Ireland

It was time to travel back to Ireland… Off the coast of Galway to the Inis Mór, the largest of the three islands. As an Irishman, I can say  –…

Six mills of the ‘Der Plötz’ in Ebenau – Part 2

Rising early on a Sunday morning at 5:50 am on a very overcast day. The question is will it rain and how heavy and how much? I had…