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Margate Testing

Ilford HP5 & Kentmere Pan400. self processed at home. Taken with Canon A1’s, with 28mm 3.5 FD and 50mm 1.4 S.S.C

Film processed in Bellini Hydrofen, 1:39. from Nik and Tricks Folkestone.

Going to try a Red filter next time. and, yes, I know there are watermarks, scratches, poor scans and more. I’m messing about, not trying to seek perfection, just trying things.

Liquor Sotre
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darkroom times.

Richard’s 4×5″ B&W Prints.

been back at college. Studying with Lalo Borja at Canterbury College has been great fun rediscovering skills in the darkroom.

The full recipe book from the Ilford catalogue.

Nik and Trick Folkestone.

Check out my classmates instas, @MundaneLane

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Golden Pints 2017

Golden pints has been a nice bookend to the year, since, well, it started. I think it was Mark Dredge, Andy Mogg and the late Simon Johnson, in those heady times waiting for the latest beer from Stefano and Kelly at Thornbridge, or what Dom, James and Colin had rustled up at Marble and a couple of Scottish lads called James and Martin had an idea.

How times have changed. 2017 has been a long, strange year.   So here we go… written from the comfort of a “Don’t Sleep Here” style bench in an drafty airport.  Spending so much time away from the UK, there may be a slice of Unobtanium in here, and ignorance as to what’s happening in the UK.

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Jemaa el-Fnaa Marrakech Marrakesh
The UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Jemaa el-Fnaa

Marrakesh, and as I found out by the persistent nagging of the iPhone auto correct, also known by the French spelling Marrakech, is a major city of the Kingdom of Morocco.   It is the fourth largest city in the country, after Casablanca, Fez and Tangier. Located to the north of the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

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