John Sheldon's photos with the Ilford FP4

Shrub rose foliage - May 1986

Shrub rose foliage - May 1986
May 1986. Ilford FP4 120 film developed in ID11.
Mamiya C220 TLR with 80mm f2.8 Sekor lenses.
Negative scanned using Canoscan 8800F flatbed scanner.
Added on December 10, 2017

Shiny foliage in the early summer - May 1986

Shiny foliage in the early summer - May 1986
May 1986. Ilford FP4 120 film developed in ID11.
Mamiya C220 TLR with 80mm f2.8 Sekor lenses.
Negative scanned using Canoscan 8800F flatbed scanner.
Added on December 10, 2017

Bedside Reading - and Tonal Range

Bedside Reading - and Tonal Range
General reflected light reading (Gossen Sixtomat) agreed with the Bronica EA II prism finder, so it was followed. Up-close readings suggested (roughly) that the pillows were going to be 1 stop under exposed and the lamp area 3 stops over exposed, and I g…
Added on November 18, 2017

"Drink me!"

"Drink me!"
Montage created using a 120 film negative (the bottle - Zenza Bronica ETRS) and a digital 'DNG' (John Tenniel's illustration - Pentax K5). Processed using SilkyPix Developer Studio Pro 8 and Serif PhotoPlus X8.
Part of my Bronica test project, film numbe…
Added on November 15, 2017

Unstern! Sinistre, Disastro!

Unstern! Sinistre, Disastro!
Title plagiarised from Franz Liszt. (His wild, avant garde, experimental piano piece of 1885). The title translates from the German/French/ Italian: Unlucky! Sinister, Disaster! He wanted to 'cast a lance into the future' and anticipate what future pia…
Added on November 15, 2017

Les Dauphins - still life

Les Dauphins - still life
Zenza Bronica ETRS with 75mm standard lens.
Ilford FP4+.
Added on November 12, 2017

Textured metal

Textured metal
Bronica test project, film number 2.
Manfrotto 486 ball type tripod head (made in Italy).
Close focussing plane is clearly accurate on my Zenza Bronica ETRS. Used 75mm standard lens and 14mm extension tube.
Ilford FP4+ film, CanoScan 8800F flatbed scanne…
Added on November 12, 2017

A long wait at Higher Poynton Railway Station

A long wait at Higher Poynton Railway Station
Higher Poynton station was on the railway line from Macclesfield to Marple. It operated from 1869 to 1970. Since 1985 it has been a picnic site. The whole length of the railway line has been converted for use as a footpath, cycle track and bridleway.
B…
Added on November  9, 2017

Wine - good for laying down?

Wine - good for laying down?
Test film 2 in my new Bronica ETRS - checking the spare ETR film back for light leaks.
Added on November  7, 2017

Workshop scene

Workshop scene
Test film 2 in my new Bronica ETRS - checking the spare ETR film back for light leaks.
Added on November  7, 2017