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Friday favourites: 10th March

As we head towards spring we’re starting to see more outdoor shots as you brave the weather. Here are a few of our favourites from the last week

Portrait shot in black and white on ILFORD FP4+ film
@mrkurtin Elijah | Speed Graphic w/Petzval lens | Ilford Fp4 | Town Park | March 2017

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Friday favourites: Weather

This weeks #ilfordfridayfavourites were all to do with weather

Black and white photo of storm clouds over fairground. SHot on ILFORD DELTA 400 film
@craig58 Hootlet More #ilfordfridayfavourites A little weather on the way to the local fair. 35mm – Delta 400 – red filter -Nikon F3 28 f2

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Street Portraits by Davide Rizzo

Head shot of Davide RizzoI was born in Palermo, Sicily in 1978 from a quite ordinary, middle-class family, and I have spent most of my life there (including the academic years that led me to a master in Computer Engineering) until I decided to move abroad and build my career in Consulting. I have since then lived in Milan, Turin, Paris, Brussels and now London.


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Friday favourites: 12th January

Thank you all for sharing your shots with us this week. Here are a few of our favourites that made us take a closer look #ilfordfridayfavourites

Black and white portrait from 1979 shot on ILFORD FP4 film
@jimcallum My Mom, Bess, at the kitchen table with a wine cooler. May 1979. #ilfordfp4 #120film #6x6film  # #RIP
Black and white photo of Hampden Park shot on ILFORD PanF+ 120 film
@willgudgeon Hampden Park Eastbourne. Camera: Mamiya RB67 Film: 120 Ilford Pan F50
Black and white portrait shot on a large format camera with Ilford film
@matteoprez #largeformat #portraitphotography w/ #graflex #crowngraphic @ILFORDPhoto #ishootfilm #filmisnotdead 
Black and white landscape shot on a large format film camera with ilford Delta 100 film
@samuelferrara My first image of 2017 happens to be the first shot Intrepid 4×5, Sinar Sinaron (Grandagon) f/4.5 @ f45, 1/2s, Ilford Delta 100, developed in Perceptol 1:1, dry mount v800 scan.
Black and white photo of Eastern Colorado, shot on Ilford Dellta 400 film
‏@craig58 #ilfordfridayfavourites Eastern Colorado. 35mm Delta 400.

Next week we’re looking for your images on the theme of ‘weather’ so dig out your ski’s or your sun hats and share using #ilfordfridayfavourites

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Friday favourites: 05th January

Happy new year to you all.

We asked you this week about what resolutions and challenges you have set yourselves for the next year,  and it was great to hear that so many of you are planning to take your film photography further by trying new formats, processing yourself,  or having your first go at home printing  We can’t wait to see your results. Continue reading “Friday favourites: 05th January”

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”

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”

Friday favourites: I’m thankful for…

It’s been a quieter week for images, with family featuring strongly in things we’re thankful for. We’ve added a couple into the mix that you shared with us for different reasons, but that we think for the theme

We’d like to add that we’re thankful to you lovely lot, for being as passionate as we are about film photography! Continue reading “Friday favourites: I’m thankful for…”

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