the day after the party – daily photo

Apple iPhone 4 – 1/190 at f/2.8 – 35 mm – click for a larger version in a new window

festival time

Went to the Cheltenham Festival yesterday – Ladies’ Day – first time at Cheltenham for me and the first time I’ve been racing for a long, long time. Four of of us went along; me, Fiona, Bill and Doug and I took the old Polaroid 680 with me and a couple of packs of film plus the G9. One of the packs came with this Freitag limited edition Polaroid camera I bought a while ago which came with two packs of limited edition film and you’ll see a little truck logo on the Polaroids from this pack.
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ghosts of Rembrandt

Another festive occasion, Fiona’s birthday, so we broke out the Polaroid 600 One camera she got me for Christmas. Everybody just loves it , the process, the instant results and the iconic packaging, it’s an unbeatable combination at a party – the Impossible project has to be on to a winner – but the resulting images this time around are, shall we say, “interesting”.
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Wombat Browning rehearsal

[topcolumn]Over the years I seem to have photographed quite a few friends’ bands – playing live, in studios or generally mucking about in the hope of getting an album cover out of it.[/topcolumn]

Recently, I was in a studio again with Wombat Browning, who were rehearsing for some upcoming gigs. It was a good opportunity for me to get some practice shooting in a different style and environment and to experiment with new workflows using DxO Optics, LightRoom and PhotoShop.
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