Night walk (Nokton 30th 1.5)

Rollei Retro 80S black & white film

My local Silversmiths had a box of Rollei Retro 80s on their counter and as I’m a sucker for slow film and always hankering after a good alternative to the extinct ADOX 50chs, I decided to throw a couple of rolls into my trolley. I like the old style slow …

Standard / Skopar 21 - White Bicycle, Camberwell

Musings on my Wideys and a Cure for Headaches.

Heliar 15mm For my Birthday my girlfriend treated me to a beautiful Voigtlander Super Wide Heliar Aspherical 15mm f/4.5 Lens.  I love the possibilities this lens offers but in practice I’m really suffering trying to tame it. You have to get in close – the lenses near focus is just .3m and …

Leigh Cafe

Canon Demi EE28

I have always been fond of the Half Frame camera. Except for the Olympus Pen F series, Half Frames were never aimed at the professional market yet they are very capable pocket sized point and shoots. As a consumer level camera, the cameras were designed to be fully auto everything …

Voigtlander Heliar 15mm lens test.

Cloudy has gone superwide!

I have recently bought a lovely Voigtlander Heliar 15mm Super Wide lens for my Standard. The focal distance makes my Skopar 21mm seem compact. With this wide angle I plan to only use Ektar or similar c41 colour film, so, due to the fact that I need at least 10 …

Meeps chilling with her beloved skateboard

Skatergirl Meeps.

The last few months have been tough at Cloudy Heights. My partner and I have battled with problem neighbours, troubles at work, illnesses and death in our families. Throughout these trials I have still been shooting but the time consuming developing process had to take a back burner. However, this …

Who says us old film fogies can't take selfies !

I’m still about!

I havn’t posted anything for a while as I’ve been spending a lot of time with my loved ones. So Just to whet your appetites until the next post – heres a few of photos of my beautiful little angel Taken with various Leica kit, Fomapan/Fomadon.