Day 323 – A New Baby…

Camera, that is. I’ve had a 35mm film camera for a while now (a lovely Olympus OM2N) but it’s not really pocket friendly, so it doesn’t get out much. I’d picked up a mint Trip 35, but that’s fairly basic – pretty much point and press, so was on the lookout for something small, but capable of good results. So this little Olympus XA presented itself – seems to be in good condition and has a coupled rangefinder and aperture settings, so let’s see how it performs.

Olympus XA – iPhone

Day 318 – Swirling Leaves…

It was pretty windy today, and I was taken by how much the leaves on our driveway were being blown around.

Swirling Leaves – iPhone app

Day 310 – Ready For Action…

Tomorrow is a photo day in Birmingham with my brother. Plan is to meet for coffee and a catchup, then explore a few parts of the city and see what photos we can make. He will be tooled up with his Leica film and digital cameras, whereas I will just have my trusty Sony. Should be fun!

My Sony A7iii – iphone

Day 306 – Zoom Burst…

I’m not generally a fan of image manipulation, either in camera or using software, but am a sucker for a nice zoom burst photo. This ancient oak stands beyond the top of our garden, and was the perfect subject to test out my new 24-70mm lens…

Zoom burst – SonyA7iii & 24-70mm

Day 298 – Berlin Fernsehturm…

With a bedroom looking out towards the Berlin TV Tower, our hotel was a perfect spot for a nighttime photo. A mini tripod on the windowsill and a long exposure were all that was needed to capture the light trails from the passing traffic.

Berlin TV Tower – SonyA7iii & 35mm