Tagged: 35mm film

Lomography Earl Grey Black And White – Part 2

Here a few more shots taken on Lomography Earl Grey 100ASA black and white, using my Olympus Trip 35. You may have read the background story about this particular roll of film. It is actually the first black and white film that I have shot since the 1960s! Now that I am shooting film reasonably regularly I really must get into the habit of carrying a notebook with me to jot down little stories...

Lomography Earl Grey Black And White Film

Lomography’s own website describes Earl Grey as “an exquisite black and white 35mm film”. Others describe it as a film with “nice fine grain and good contrast” and one that results in outstanding “black-and-white photos!” As for me – well, I’m no film reviewer. I just load a film into one of my cameras and shoot it, and the excitement of shooting film is that you really never know what the outcome is going...

Earl Grey Is More Than Just A Tea

I always thought Earl grey was a tea! If you’ve been following my Instagram feed you will have seen a handful of black and white photos posted there recently. This is part of the story behind those photos. In 2018 Lyn and I enjoyed a wonderful river cruise through Europe. I had packed my Olympus Trip 35 thinking that I might be able to find a couple of 35mm films, and pop them in, and...

An old cart wheel with spinning effect

Rick’s Daily Photo Revisited

Rick’s Daily Photo I’ve been out of action for a few weeks following minor surgery to repair torn tendons in my right shoulder. Since the operation about 12 weeks ago I have been forbidden by my surgeon to lift anything with my right arm. This restriction on lifting even applied to handling a camera! As a result I have not taken any photos for quite some time – apart from the occasional snap using...

A leafy footpath in Invercargill

The Canon EOS 1000F Sticky Shutter Issue – One Year on…

It’s just over a year since I first posted about my Canon EOS1000F with a sticky shutter.  At the time I fixed the issue I recall reading anecdotal evidence on the web saying that such a shutter clean would ensure reliable operation for about a year. So just over a year on from that sticky shutter clean I felt the time was about right to give the old girl another whirl and see how...