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December 2016

Friday favourites: New beginnings

We hope you’ve all enjoyed the festive season and are looking forward to a new year with lots of new opportunities to shoot film.

Black and white photo of baby shot on ILFORD XP2S fim

@mamaberryjournal Happy Monday! Photo by @petersutedja ilford XP2 super #filmisnotdead #analogindonesia #keepfilmalive #ilfordfilm #goodnight #ilfordxp2super

Black and white photo pf cherry blossom taken at Memphis botanical gardens on Ilford hp5 film by susan clement
@susankclement Cherry Blossom #believeinfilm #bronicaetrs #ilfordfilm #ilfordhp5
Black and white wedding photo shot on Delta 3200 film
@heathernan These two. All class. The end. #saltlakeweddingphotographer #blackandwhitefilm #filmmama #pentax645nii #theperfectdressbridal #delta3200 
Black and white film photo of nature reserve Shot on Ilford Photo FP4+ film
@barnabynutt A nature reserve grows from an old coal mining railway yard @ILFORDPhoto #ilfordfridayfavourites #2birds1stone #newbeginnings #FP4Party #ilfordFP4

Please keep sharing your images with us, we love to see what you are doing with our films

Friday favourites: Happy Holidays

‘Tis the season to be Jolly, tra la la la la….

Some festive #ilfordfridayfavourites  this week. We hope you all have a lovely break and we’ll see you in the new year. Continue reading “Friday favourites: Happy Holidays”

Pinhole photography by Sandy McLennan

Sandy McLennan is an Ontario, Canada multi-media artist thriving on reinvention. After graduating Sheridan College Media Arts he moved to Muskoka in 1986. At that time he received a provincial grant to teach pinhole photography.

McLennan worked as Audio-Visual/Computer Technician in schools until 2014. Pulling from layers of experience and current crises of the privileged, McLennan’s art is a channelling of evidence viewed through compulsion – expressed via photography, motion pictures, installation, and performance. Continue reading “Pinhole photography by Sandy McLennan”

Friday favourites: Out of this world

A selection of other worldly images for this weeks #ilfordfridayfavourites

Black and white image from @fordmattford shot on ilford film
@fordmattford One for Bill, Joliet. #35mm #filmphotography #ilfordphoto #ilfordfilm #ilfordfridayfavourites :
Black and white photo of Spearhead Glacier hot on Ilford Photo FP4 film
‏@PSPhotoNet On Spearhead glacier #Whistler #BC #Canada #film #ContaxT3 #FP4 #Ilford #ilfordfridayfavourites @ILFORDPhoto @stillshootfilm


black and white photography of Darkleks shot on ILFORD Photo fp4 film
@karendawe Darleks on FP4+ 35MM


Black and white Photo of storm troopers shot on Ilford PANF film
@EJFoto @ILFORDPhoto playing/testing shallow DoF with some #PanFPlus #IlfordFridayFavourites #StarWarsRogueOne
Black and white seascape by Darren Kelland shot on Ilford HP5 film and printed in the dakroom on Ilford Photo Warmtone paper
Darren Kelland‎ Whisper Photograph taken using Ilford HP5+ Film developed by Ilford at their lab Negatives enlarged using Ilford developer, stop bath and fixer Printed on Ilford warm tone paper.

Thank you to everybody who shared with us again this week, seeing your images really brightens our days!

Don’t forget that you can share on Twitter / Instagram and Facebook

As we’re heading towards the festive season, so we thought we’d share the themes for the next couple of weeks with you. Please share any images relating to any of these themes using the # shown below and #ilfordfridayfavourites

23rd December – Happy Holidays (Can be any holidays) #happyhols

30th December – New beginnings (I’m sure we can have some fun with this)  #beginnings

Friday favourites: Where I live

We’ve had a brilliant response to this weeks #ilfordfridayfavourites theme of Where I live.

Here are a few of our favourite shots Continue reading “Friday favourites: Where I live”

Why I love film by Henry Woodley

Headshot pf Henry Woodley

Henry Woodley has lived in Liverpool much of his life, he has an affinity to the area, its boundaries and the challenges of what lies ‘beyond the horizon’. It is this inquisitiveness that led Henry to a degree in Film and TV Production, which he completed in 2016. A mid-course sabbatical took him to Japan where he was able to further his interest in photo journalism.

Post-graduate studies in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmith’s beckons for 2017. Meanwhile, Henry has been busy travelling, exploring popular urban culture Continue reading “Why I love film by Henry Woodley”

Friday favourites: Sport

You shared a real mixed bag of sporting events with us for this weeks #ilfordfridayfavourites. Continue reading “Friday favourites: Sport”

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