Similar to a previous post but I quite like this composition

Film and development details on My Ipernity

Maryport, Cumbria, July 2013

8 Replies to “Promenade”

  1. John Ferebee says:

    Are you using a filter on the lens to get the clouds to pop?


    • John Pickles says:

      Ilford SFX200 (semi infrared film) and a Heliopan RG715 filter. I’m really impressed with this film – it’s been sat in my fridge for months while I’ve waited for sunshine and blue skies to bring out the best of it. Trouble is, since I bought it it’s gone up in price to £9.00 a roll!


  2. John Ferebee says:

    The film is $12 here and the filter is $240. That’s big boy money.


    • John Pickles says:

      Yep, I doubt I’ll be buying any more. Rollei IR400 gives better results and costs half as much so I think I’ll stick with that for this kind of work. It’s never that sunny here so I won’t have the opportunity to shoot it that often.


  3. Marie says:

    Like this a lot John. I also have a couple of Ilford SFX in my fridge, but since I started to use Efke 820IR and Rollei IR, they sadly have been almost forgotten… I really should load them!! Thanks a lot for good inspiration! 🙂


  4. simon0252 says:

    Great work John. I’ve often passed this spot and wondered how to compose the scene. You’ve provided the answer, a fabulous shot.


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