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A trip to Bere Ferrers Station

We spent Christmas in Bere Ferrers down in beautiful devon.  Amongst the many appealing features there are The Olde Plough Inn and the railway station.

Bere Ferrers station a real station with wonderful antique features

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Autumn In Worthing on Kodak high speed colour film

The autumn season brings some dramatic light, nice shadows, golden hour colours – and a huge tanker topping up the sea with pure sussex water, a giant dog and a trip to London.

Worthing pier on a sunny (obviously) autumn day.
Giant dog spotted at Highdown
Water tanker spotted on Worthing beach – who was filling who?

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Worthing Pride Fringe 2018

Here are some photos I took on the day of Worthing Pride – we didn’t get into the Pride gig but there were definitely colourful things going on in town. Even the car park looked excited.

Quote of the day:
“Is this the queue for pride?”

“No – it’s just a queue”

These photos hand processed from Kodak ColorPlus 200 – very cheerful.

Here’s a sample…

It was only later I realised his head spelt Worthing. I was distracted by his flag.

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Spring in Berlin

In May 2018 my daughter Kitty and I made a trip to Berlin.  This was to fulfil a very old ambition of mine to visit the Neues Museum and see the ancient and most beautiful bust of Queen Nefertiti – a 5,000 year old marvel.

Here are the pictures I took during our trip

The Brandenberg Gate and Unter den Linden

Taken with a Canon EOS 5 – that came with this awsome zoom lens

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The Holocaust Memorial

The Holocaust Memorial Berlin

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Museum Island

A column at the Neues Museum with bullet holes

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Dinosaurs

Kitty demonstrating the correct way to use a dinosaur

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Click here to see a sample of the virtual reality displays used at the museum.

A trip to Wannsee

A beautiful day on the Wansee.

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Potsdamer Platz

Mini cars racing on the streets at Potsdamer Platz

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Look at Life – 2018

For the last three years I have presented my photography at the Worthing Artists Open Houses event – and I do this by producing education film strips.

My first example was in black and white and grungey! You can find it on youtube here.

This year’s filmstrip was called “Look At Life” in honour of the legendary Rank film series of the same name – for those of you who didn’t make to our open house this gallery includes all the images featured in the film strip.  You can make up your own commentary for now while I continue working in the script.

Look at Life – Motor Sports!

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Another step in trichromic photography

Here are my second set of trichromic photographs.  I noticed in my previous set a lot of colour fringing where the black and white images didn’t quite line up.  This was due to the camera moving when I changed the colour filter, and the fact that I was in zoom lens which zoomed in or out slightly while I was changing the filter. So this time I used a fixed lens and a lovely Olympus OM30 camera – much more solid results. 

You can’t help but notice the people appear in different colours. They really bring out the time effects these images can produce!

A trichromic photo of the Dome Cinema in Worthing This image was assembled from three black and white negatives, shot through red, green and blue filters.

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Trichromic Photography

These photos were taken using the trichrome technique: each is made up of three black & white images shot through a primary colour filter. Red, Green and Blue.  Then combined to make a colour image.  These are my first attempts – I love the colour fringes when the camera moves between shots, or the ghostly images of people and cars that move between colour changes.

See an example broken down and built up here

A trichromic image of Worthing sea front car park. My first attempt!

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Latest trichromic images – taken in Chiddingly

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My first colour slides

Here are some shots of the Worthing bus festival in 2016. It’s always a very colourful event, and once again the weather in Worthing was brilliant. These images were shot of Agfa Precisa 100. I think processed them in the kitchen sink using. Apparently colour processing is very sensitive to the temparature of the chemicals. I tried my best with these – and I guess you could call it beginner’s luck – because the they came out with nice punchy colours.

Routemaster bus – my first colour slide. A hole in one!

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Snow on the beach!

Drone flyers anxiously await the return of their drone – and it’s cold!

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