Old Dog, New Tricks

mickyates ContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Film, ICWeek12, Informing Contexts, Landscape, Photography, Practice, Street Leave a Comment

I learnt photography shooting film, and quite often still use it today. I find it a restful, more mindful way of taking photographs. Years ago I had shot 120 film, in my simple Kodak, but I have never stepped towards Medium Format. Thanks to the MA (and especially Danny North), my interest in other formats has increased. Two weeks ago …

Olympus Infrared Experiments

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I have just received the converted Olympus OM-D 10, converted to 720nm, as previously noted.  Here is a reference set of images. First, a straight colour image: Reference Colour Original An image taken with the infrared Olympus, using auto white balance on the camera: Infrared Auto White Balance, 720nm Conversion Now, adjusting that image with Split Tone and Colour Channel …