I met this couple in a shopping centre car park. I loved their car and asked to take a portrait with them, they was more than happy to say yes.
There is a lot of detail on the car and you have to look close to see it all. It reminded me of Mad Max, which they took as a compliment.
Kodak Tri-x 400 asa
Epson V550 Scan
Kodak Tri-x 400 (120mm)
Birmingham New Street.
Kodak Triax 400
Walking around the Northern Quarter in Manchester early on a Sunday morning I noticed the amazing colour of Cameron’s hair and the glint in the badges on Louann’s bag. Being a badge geek myself (and wishing I could have green hair) it was worth stopping to them and having a chat. They were very happy to pose for me on Manchester fantastic graffiti backdrops and were natural at showing attitude. It was fun to meet such inspirational people on a lazy day with such interesting personalities. Cannot wait to send them this image.
Kodak Portra 400
The Windswept Man
Reinaldo Miranda is an outstanding street performer and looked the part. He was more than happy to pose for a portrait and swept the Manchester crowds away with his entertainment.
Check him out at
Lomograpghy Color 400 ASA
Chilling out in the warm bank holiday evening sun. Luisa clocked my camera. We chatted for a moment about the Yashica and photography in general before I plucked up the courage to ask for a portrait.
Luisa was great fun to photo. She has a wonderful flirtatious personality and a glowing smile that made working with her very easy. Definitely fast witted and funny by far. It was a delight to spend time chatting to her whilst she sold ice creams to the happy crowd.
The Lost Carnival
Ilford HP5 120mm F8 1/125
Yashica Electro 35GSN.
Ilford XP2 400asa.
As long as you give respect you get to drink with East London’s Finest.
Taken with a Yashica 635
Ilford XP2 400
Scanned from negative using Epson V550
Friday 5pm London Bridge. Just in time for the weekend.
Yashica 635. Kodak Portra 400. 120mm
5pm Friday in the business district of London is always busy. Thousands of people rushing away from the big smoke and heading towards the weekend so they can forget their rat life ways.
It’s a stressful time trying to get the tube and fighting your way through frustrated behaviours.
And through all this congestion a simple moment of calm she sits in full view whilst staying hidden.
Maybe she had time to kill.
Maybe she had nowhere to go.
Maybe waiting for the next bus, just to get a seat.
No-one cared to ask.
Or maybe, 2 Down, 8 Across was just too much of a challenge to give up now.
Yashica 635. Kodak Portra 400 ASA. 125/sec F8.