The Monochrome Cities returns for its third instalment with a birthday trip to London. If you’ve ever wanted to see London captured in glorious black and white, now’s your chance. Fujifilm’s Acros film simulation delivers the goods as always.
This is my review of one of the most iconic hotels in Manchester; the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel. I’ve been looking forward to writing this post as soon as I stepped foot in the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester for my 32nd birthday. Without doubt, this… Read More »Hotel Review: The Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester
Welcome to the Tees Valley.
Probably most famous for its industrial background, the Tees Valley will almost certainly surprise you as a destination. The region straddles the River Tees and stretches from Darlington to the coast at Redcar & Cleveland but also incorporates Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Hartlepool. From a heritage coastline to market towns, from a thriving foodie scene to nature reserves, the Tees Valley is that underrated destination that you have to experience.
It’s taken well over 12 months but I’m finally able to share the next collection of images in my Monochrome Cities series. With the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, I was able to visit Manchester for the first time in almost six years and I found it lent itself to shooting solely in black and white. Manchester is a city full of colour, full of Victorian red brick buildings but when you strip that back you’ll find that the city’s soul still stands out.
Anyway, in this series, I let the pictures do the talking and so hopefully you’ll enjoy these as much as I do. For those who are interested in finding out exactly how to shoot images like this straight from your camera, check out my post on the Fujifilm Acros film simulation here.
Not being from the North East originally, there are many many places that I am yet to discover and explore; Marsden Rock being a prime example. I am sure that many people from the North East are well aware of the beautiful coastline between South… Read More »A Trip to Marsden Rock In North East England
Since I started shooting JPEG on my Fujifilm cameras back in 2018, the popularity of film simulations and Fujifilm’s JPEGs has increased massively. Huge communities have been built around sharing and creating recipes to emulate film or just to take advantage of those beautiful Fuji… Read More »Fujifilm’s ACROS Film Simulation In The Real World