Week 37 – Olympus OM-1 and Ilford HP4

Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis is home to victims of the yellow fever epidemics that struck during the 1800’s the worst of which was in 1878. People died at such a fast rate at the height of the epidemic that the dead were buried in trenches in an area known as “No Man’s Land”. It was…

Roll # 20, I forgot about these…

Two rolls of Delta 100 that had dates in May marked on them…just sitting on my desk, so I decided to see what I had shot for that week.  Sorry for my absence, I promise that I will be here for the rest of the year.  First, before I post some images from these rolls,…

Week 36 – Olympus XA and Agfa Vista 200

My husband and I celebrated our first wedding anniversary with a spontaneous trip to New Orleans where we honeymooned last year. I took along the Olympus XA with Agfa Vista 200. In retrospect, 400 would have been a better speed because the 200 was just too slow for interiors. We had a great time and…

Who said there is no colour in the bush?

Early in September the wildflowers start to blossom at Barren Grounds Nature Reserve. It is a windswept plateau covered in dense thickets, but in spring comes alive with colour and bird life. On the day we were there it was overcast with occasional showers passing through. The only others around, apart from us taking photographs,…

Roll 35: Hike Above the Other Side

The EXA went hiking with me again.   I bought a new strap for it and, now, it is so much more comfortable to tote around all day.   Watch out, folks, I armed and dangerous now!   Again, I shot on Kodak Ektar 100.    And, if you saw my last hiking post, you’ll…