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De Hickey’d #2


A few more images from around my hometown taken on the Olympus 35DC on Ilford HP5+ at 800asa.

War Memorial WWI 
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I used the back light button (BLC) for this one, seems to have worked well.

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Old hosiery factory, the city was famous for it’s hosiery industry.

A Bit Of Modern
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The Old Odeon Cinema
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Art Deco style which the Odeon cinema group were famous for. Went to see “A Hard Days Night” there the first week it was released in July 1964.

Curve Theatre
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Still haven’t been to see anything in Curve theatre as it’s mainly musicals ! But I quite like the architecture of the building.


De Hickey’d


Well I seem to have cured the hickey (UK definition !) problem by filtering the D76 developer before mixing it 1 to 1 with demineralised water, only a few spots on the negatives.

Over the last few weeks I’ve been using an Olympus 35DC, a fully auto compact rangefinder camera. The weather has been really mixed so I loaded it with Ilford HP5+ and pushed it to 800asa, the maximum the camera will set. It has a nice 40mm f1.7, 6 element lens, and is surprisingly heavy for a small camera.

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Comfy Coffee Shop Corner
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Leicester Coffee Co.

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Hangover !

Friday was very drab weather wise so I didn’t venture out during the day, in the evening I went into town to see a friends Band, (Dawson and The Dissenters) they were playing at a pub. Only 3 pints I told myself, of course that didn’t happen, the music was great, their own songs with a good sprinkling of Rolling Stones, ZZ Top, Creedence Clearwater etc, by the end of the night I had drank 5 pints of Courage Directors !!!!! Saturday was a stay in home and recover day. Today is Sunday and the weather is drab again, so here are a couple of photo’s from 2015.
_3240301-Edit-2-Edit   Olympus EPL1, Helios 44-2 58mm
   Old Gravestones (Braunston in Rutland)
Gravestones-Braunston in Rutland-Oly 35DC   Olympus 35DC Film Camera