Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6

The Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 is often referred to as the 'pocket rocket' due to its combination of light weight, great image quality, and low price. I picked one up when I bought my first Olympus body and ... much later ... I realised that I'd never used it. But, seeing as I'm shortly planning a … Continue reading Olympus 40-150mm f4.0-5.6

A Very British Day Out

Thirlestane Castle, in the Scottish Borders, is the venue for the annual classic car show by the Borders Vintage Automobile Club. I went there in 2018 with my Minolta Dynax 4, shooting Lomography 400. The first thing that surprised me was that, among all those beautiful vintage cars, I seemed to be the only person … Continue reading A Very British Day Out

Beckton Gas Works on Kodak Tri-X

Beckton, East London, 1988. The old gas works - long since abandoned - were lying derelict and unloved. Stanley Kubrick has just finished filming Full Metal Jacket. Today, the gas works are long gone. Drive past, and you'd never even know they were there.  Film: Kodak Tri-XCamera: Zenit ELens: Helios 44 58mm f2