Monthly Archives: July 2012

A little bit of culture

A little bit of culture

So, the hottest day of the year yesterday followed by a tremendous storm with flash flooding, hail and high winds. Hours later it had dropped …

 

The High Line…

The High Line…

What a fantastic idea… www.thehighline.org Take as long as you like to walk along this raised view of the city. It seems really popular with tourists …

 

The Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum

Did I mention it was hot… Okay I think theres something to this jet lag thingy. After that looong flight yesterday we found ourselves at the …

 

I’m leaving on a jet plane……

I’m leaving on a jet plane……

After twenty very long hours we arrived in New York city. Lets just say its hot……very hot. And it just wouldn’t be British not to complain …

 

Things my cats kill….. a new season.

Things my cats kill….. a new season.

I guess this is bad timing but the cats have just started on their new killing spree, its a shame we’re off to NY for …

 

“The Big ‘un”

“The Big ‘un”

The Penrose Hunter camera is now in the studio with a helping hand from John and some of his students. When I arrived at the sellers …

 

Added extras…

Added extras…

Another two tintypes for the collection. Theres nothing immediately special about this little plate. Maybe a bit odd the framing, but then you can just see …

 

Kodak No.3 update…

Kodak No.3 update…

Amongst the parts that came with a recent 1/2 plate camera was this plate holder. I couldn’t believe my luck. What would be the chances? Its …

 

A 1/2 plate project…

A 1/2 plate project…

Okay okay I’ll stop, this is the last one. Honest. Although I did buy this one to clean up and sell on as again it …

 

Hunter Penrose Ltd Process Camera

Hunter Penrose Ltd Process Camera

I know, I know. I cant help myself. Its just it was going sooooo cheap. Even with the fuel for collection its one of the …

 

I’ve no idea either…

I’ve no idea either…

This is a strange little tintype. Granted she alone looks a little striking but what on earth is going on in the foreground with that drape? …