📷 The Photography Thread

Very pleasing

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Gonna go out today and try make a lil series based on something or other

Struggle a bit with series though cos often I think photos will work well together and then they don’t, still need to find my own style i guess

Had fun making this little one a few months ago though


it’s hailstoning now so i won’t do that i guess

Finishing my night shift with tea and these great pics.


These are great. The petrel one at the end looks prehistoric!

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Got a new camera. Here’s a photo dump:


What camera did you get?

Nikon L35AF

Came out well… Tiny light leak on photo 2…was it just on that one? If it’s on a few I’d perhaps replace seals (unless you like the look of course)

Thank you! The light leak was due to my being a fool and not rewinding the film properly before opening the back. Resulted in a beauty of a portrait of my partner (which I probably won’t share on here) and this mad monstrosity



Oh wow…you were lucky to not completely destroy them!

I think you have iso/ASA control on that camera? Maybe give the film a little more light than box…film seems to like that a lot. Especially in shots like shot 3 where you are losing some details in the shadows…it mostly looks after the highlights it’s self (apologies if you already know this )

It does yeah. I think photo three is taken on the Nikon, but there’s a small chance it was on my Canon Sureshot. Not certain.

That’s good advice thank you. Trying to get more into film photography so any advice is much appreciated.

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Grab yourself an Olympus om1/2/4 such fun beautiful cameras for pretty little money.

Can be used in full manual or auto …only manual focus though but a real delight.

I am a fan of point and shoots though

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Got an om30 from a carboot sale just before covid! Need to get to grips with it a bit more but like the roll or two I’ve shot so far.

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Oh you’ll love it. And that is autofocus right?

A nice 50mm 1.8 and you’re off

Big fan of the 35mm 2.8 too which is quite cheap

Have fun!

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It is :slight_smile:

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It’s just come up in my memories that I took this photo of The Radio Department ten years ago today. Gig lights used to be so much nicer to shoot - the newer LED lights might be a bit brighter, but you don’t get lens flare like this, and you get flickering if you shoot with a high shutter speed


I’ve got one of those 8 lens Lomography cameras and the film winding mechanism was terrible, so I ended up with loads of really weird photos like this:


In some respects that’s quite cool, if that’s a look you’re going for, but you’d be gutted if you were looking forward to some pics and they came out like that when you weren’t expecting them to.

I’ve got a plastic camera that’s got a dodgy winding mechanism. I guess you get what you pay for :confused:

Thankfully I was just experimenting - the film I took these on was some Kodak Gold that I spotted on a dusty shelf in a local newsagent, the guy running it had completely forgotten about it and it was about 3 years past its expiry, so I bought 3 rolls for a quid.