Lady Heather chilling out in Trafalgar Square

Steamed fish and Heather.

Spotted this little fella in Red Cross Gardens, Southwark. He was so engrossed with his fishing he never noticed me stalking him. Taken with the Leica Standard/Elmar. ~ Spent the day riding along the magnificent Watercress Line, Hants. There is something really special travelling in steam locos and visiting the …

And then you are ready to go out and play!!

How to load a Fed Zarya

In response to Steve on my Fed Zarya post http://www.cloudyimages.co.uk/fed-zarya-a-magical-rare-and-beautiful-camera/ - its sounds like you are missing the ‘take up’ spool. I’ve heard of many an unscrupulous Ebay sale of a working FSU camera but arrives without the spool. Personally I wont use Ebay as I’ve been stung before. Its what …

Lost

Street shooting with @Palaeoboy

I love getting lost on the streets and just shooting whatever takes my fancy. I lose myself in ‘the zone’ – I’m caught up in my own thoughts, intensely studying the light, the crowd and environment. My mind is whirring with calculations working out the best DoF and geometry to …

Leica Standard / Elmar. Ilford FP4/LC29

The Chain, keeps us together

“Listen to the wind blow Watch the sun rise Run in the shadows Damn your love Damn your lies” By some weird coincidence Fleetwood Mac’s masterpiece ‘The Chain’ was blasting through my headphones while taking these photos one miserable and dull lunchtime.

My colourful and beautiful Leicas
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Unfortunately Leica vulcanite covers do become brittle and are easily chipped. Once a tiny piece has chipped off it really is a matter of weeks before you find chunks of the stuff in the bottom of your camera bag. Of course the Leica will still work perfectly with a tatty …

New Years Eve from my rooftop

Happy 2015

Happy New Year. And my first post this year is unashamedly taken with a digital camera!!!! Spent last night on my rooftop celebrating with the neighbours and playing with a new camera – Yep ole Cloudy has joined the 21st century and has a digital camera. Its a sweet little …

Really liked this mannequin alot.

Back alleys, buskers and bling

Drawn by the sparkle of the Christmas bright lights, the girlfriend and I ventured into the freezing cold night armed with the Leica M3, Voightlander 21mm, a couple of rolls of Ilford FP4, cable release, Lunasix lightmeter, tripod and a hipflask of ‘winter warmer’ brandy. The plan was to shoot Oxford …

Even Super Heroes need a break from saving the world.

Superheroes and Shopping

A mixed bag of goodies for this post – three separate films, all Ilford FP4+ and all shot with the Leica iiif and Voightlander Color Skopar 21mm. – Hope you enjoy Went uptown with Mrs Cloudy for a spot of shopping – what better excuse for a bit of ‘street’ …