London’s Olympic Park is open as promised for Easter. I didn’t go up the Arcelor Mittal Orbit, but you can for £15 full price.

I took this shot with a 1971 Nikon F and a 20mm prime lens on Adox Ortho film. The blow up shows how little grain there is. i was quite surprised when I scanned it because it looks so different to FP4.

When I first started in photography I took to using Adox KB14 - 14DIN = 25ASA/ISO speed. It gave great results in sunshine, but I tried to use it to shoot handheld through the winter and got really unsharp results!



Trellick Tower. Andy Aderinto

I just love the considered geometry of this, the lighting, and all the signs of life.

Reblogged from Trellick Tower

Advanced publicity for Brighton Festival 3-25th May 2014.


American Ecstasy, talk in Brighton

American Ecstasy, talk in Brighton

Last night’s Miniclick talk in Brighton to by Barbara Nitke was exceptionally good.

Barbara came all the way from America to talk to us. Her exhibition American Ecstasy runs from 4th April to 4th June 2014 at One Eyed Jack’s Gallery, Brighton.

Barbara took publicity stills during what she described as the Golden Age of Porn (1982-1991). Back then, before home video players, if you wanted to see a…

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The Vikings exhibition is open at the British Museum. It’s expensive, there’s a big queue, and when you get in it’s packed with people. But it has brought together some amazing stuff. This is an iron and silver sword hilt found in Dublin which is 1100 to 1200 years old.

Taken with a Powershot S120 at 800 ISO.


On the Canon stand waiting for the doors to officially open at the Photography Show, Birmingham.


These flats are in Ming Street. The street names of old Chinatown live on just behind Canary Wharf. There were once opium dens here, mentioned in the writings of Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes), and Dickens.