Category Archives: photo stuff

40 things: Walkies (part one of hopefully many), Hebden Bridge to Haworth.

One of my 40whilst40 is to “go for a walk somewhere nice and hilly” which is, I’ll be honest, a bit woolly. I try to go walking a few times a year – my default walk is between Airedale and … Continue reading

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Some Reasons Why I do Analogue Photography.

This morning I was idly looking at twitter when I saw someone say “Why would anyone want to explore analogue photography? You don’t find gamers wanting to play with pacman anymore. Or do you?” This, to me, is rantbait. You … Continue reading

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Messing about in boats, 2013 edition

Last year I got a little more exercise than I planned to one evening when I was a bit late getting to Rodley for a boat trip courtesy of Exposure Leeds and All Hands on Deck. I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Inventing orange cake: recipe, experiments, variations.

My head works in strange ways. I know this, and I understand why; brains are like sponges, constantly soaking up information and detail and everything that surrounds us in the environment through which we progress, and then it sifts, sorts … Continue reading

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Periscope, results section.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about making a periscope so I could take photos underwater. Go & read it. I’ll wait. I ended up not using it at the time because it was a bit … Continue reading

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Making pinhole cameras from pretty much anything.

God knows, I like to teach people stuff. I also like obsolete tech that requires a minimum of interaction from modern conveniences, like electricity. I joke that the reasons for this is so I can document the end of the … Continue reading

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Peculiar maths and periscopes.

One of the things I’ve been up to recently was making something that can take photos underwater. I figured a periscope-type affair was what I needed to make. So I looked at getting some clear plastic pipe and mirrors. Clear … Continue reading

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