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Week 33: The City Festival

We’re in the middle of Leicester’s annual City Festival week (and a bit) and there are all sorts of things going on around the city including beer festivals, art exhibitions, Oktoberfest, outdoor cinema, the Mela and the city’s SkyRide. Another was the lantern parade up New Walk, and ancient thoroughfare from the city centre to Victoria park. The…

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Week 30 … New lens for my Mamiya 645

I love shooting my Mamiya 645 it’s a lovely handling camera and I find it easier to compose my images in the 6×4.5 format but I seem to be shooting more and more landscape stuff and find the 80mm lens not wide enough. I happened to mention to a fellow photographer while in a twitter…

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52:500c – Week 33 – Transit

There are many things that Toronto is known for, like rabid hockey fans, Drake (sadly), and a robust craft beer scene. But one thing the city isn’t known for is its subway system. It’s small and rather uninspiring. Inspired by a recent post on Atlas Obscura, I took my Hasselblad into the Toronto subway system…

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Week 33: Champions!

I play in a mens (beer) ice hockey league.  Our team is now back to back champions of our division.  This is the first championship game I was able to play in.  Last time I was sitting in an airport in Paris when the game was being played.  It was nice to be on the…

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Week 21: The Holga and Naked Tim

Hmm, where to start with this one?  Well, I’ll try from the beginning and keep it brief.  At some point nearly two years ago, I was browsing through Twitter and Tim Andrews (who happens to have Parkinsons and was well into his Over the Hill project at the time) had posted something interesting from another…

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Week 20: Olympus XA2 at the beach

Well, there’s been a little gap as life got in the way.  Predictably, the house mamil rather inconsiderately threw himself off his bike one Sunday evening and is still is recovery.  I’ve heard more ‘ows’ than you can shake a stick at in the last few weeks.  It’s been…interesting.  I also went to Odense and…