In Spring during our initial COVID-19 lockdown here in Scotland I decided I wanted to learn something new so I made an impulse purchase of an old Graflex Speed Graphic 4×5 camera. The Speed Graphic is specifically a press camera, this means it’s fairly restricted in terms of camera movements. It only has some front […]
Buzzing to announce that my zine “21” is now finally available for pre-order through Static Age. It contains 21 black and white photographs of the Scottish landscape and is also available as a limited edition box set of 21 – containing a hand numbered and signed, mounted darkroom print and other goodies.
Ilford Multigrade Enlarger Head
I recently acquired a new enlarger for my darkroom – a De Vere 504 no less. It’s a complete monster, it really is huge. It’s the floor standing model and must be at least 8 feet tall, prints 35mm through to large format 4×5 negatives and is more than capable of producing prints a lot […]
I spent some time on the western side of Rannoch Moor at the end of 2019. I find its quite a sombre place really – it’s full of interesting trees and islands but it doesn’t really resonate with a vibe that could be described as pretty. But it really is a unique location. I was […]