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Friday Favourites: 02nd February

I’m not quite sure where January went, but here we are in the second month of the year. We’ve seen a lot of brilliant images over the last week and the ones below are those that we’ve chosen for this weeks #ilfordfridayfavourites Continue reading “Friday Favourites: 02nd February”

Friday favourites: Street

Such a great selection of images put forward for this week’s theme, and such different interpretations.

We hope you enjoy the ones that we’ve selected as our #ilfordfridayfavourites Continue reading “Friday favourites: Street”

Friday favourites: Light

“Wherever there is light, one can photograph” – Alfred Stieglitz

We’re never quite sure which topics will catch your imagination. So we are really glad that this weeks theme of light, inspired you to share these great images with us

Black and white photograph by MAC971. SHot on Ilford HP5+ film
@mac971 Shielded. #ilfordfridayfavourites @ILFORDPhoto #hp5plus @leica_camera 
Black and white photo of concert, shot on Ilford HP5+ film
@ryusilva Águeda, Portugal – Sound and light #ilfordfridayfavourites @ILFORDPhoto With Ilford HP5 Plus 400@1600 #ishootfilm #ilfordhp5 #agitagueda2016
Black and white photo of window by Wil Leitch shot on Ilford Delta 3200 film
@Will Leitch Something for #ilfordphotofriday on Light. Caught handheld on Ilford Delta 3200
Black and white photography shot by @TheFeelofFilm Ping Pong @ 6:20 on Detla 3200 dev'd in DDX. #Hasseblad500cm #ilfordfridayfavourites #light
@TheFeelofFilm Ping Pong @ 6:20 on Delta 3200 dev’d in DDX. #Hasseblad500cm #ilfordfridayfavourites #light
Black and white photo by ‏@BarnabyNutt -Shed light. @ILFORDPhoto #light #HP5 #ilfordfridayfavourites @EMULSIVEfilm #believeinfilm
‏@BarnabyNutt Shed light. @ILFORDPhoto #light #HP5 #ilfordfridayfavourites #believeinfilm
Black and white photography @calor_gas_terry This is where it all began in 1835 for Henry Fox Talbot #ilfordfridayfavourites . HP5+ @ 1600, M6ttl, Zeiss Biogon 35/2 dev'd in DDX.
@calor_gas_terry This is where it all began in 1835 for Henry Fox Talbot #ilfordfridayfavourites . HP5+ @ 1600, M6ttl, Zeiss Biogon 35/2 dev’d in DDX.

This was without doubt one of the best weeks we’ve seen for images being submitted. Thank you for sharing with us.

Our theme for next week is ‘Street’ so please share you shots with us on Instagram / Twitter and Facebook

Friday favourites: 15th July

I’m not sure where this week has gone, but here we are back for another Friday. Thank you for sharing your beautiful images with us this week, here are a few of our favourites taken from our different social media platforms

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The problem of buttons and why I love a film camera…

Bio picHamish Gill is a professional photographer who shoots both film and digital. He’s been taking photos since he was a child and working as a photographer in one form or another for coming on a decade. He is also a dedicated blogger with a penchant for 35mm compact cameras and rangefinders.

I’m a passionate film photographer. There are plenty of us about, and indeed plenty of reasons for choosing film as a medium. Many of these reasons are quoted ad nauseam by any and every film photographer. It’s actually one of the biggest problems I have with digital photography, it’s us given film photographers a soap box to waffle on about how much better film is… Yawn… I’m going to make some assumptions about the audience of this blog, and as such I’m not going to repeat all of the justifications usually touted by film photographers; you will quite likely be familiar most if not all of it and probably fairly bored of reading about it.

Continue reading “The problem of buttons and why I love a film camera…”

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