New Years Eve & Morning, London Underground, New Year’s Day Parade: December 31st 2019 – January 1st 2020

From around 23:45 on New Years Eve to 04:30 on New Years Day the London Underground opens all of its ticket barriers and allows everyone to travel for free, which is a great way to make sure everyone stays safe, roads stay free of too much traffic, and everyone gets where they're going. I've never... Continue Reading →

Peter Pan Cup, and Christmas Day Photography: December 25th 2019

The Peter Pan Cup is a yearly 100m race, a swim across the icy-cold Serpentine Lido in Hyde Park. Swimmers have met in the park every Christmas morning since 1864, and the titular "Peter Pan Cup" was first donated in 1904 by author J.M. Barrie. ┬áParticipants must acclimatise themselves to the cold across the year,... Continue Reading →

Street Photography: Wednesday 2nd October

Retrochrome 400 is the name given to repackaged expired Ektachrome 2253, from a specific amount of bulk cold stored film in America. It is a 400 speed slide film, which offers me two stops more than the 100 speed Ektachrome I'm used to shooting, from their recently rereleased variation. After buying a couple of rolls... Continue Reading →

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