Concrete #1

Urban development at the edge of El Prat, Barcelona. Leica M7 with 50mm and Delta 400 processed in ID-11 (stock). This was partly an attempt to compare Delta 400 processed in ID-11 with stock concentration and also 1+1 dilution. I am not sure I can see any difference, so I will be sticking with the cheaper more dilute mix for now…

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Madrid

A mixed set of images of street art and advertising materials, shot around the Lavapiés and El Rastro districts of Madrid. The capital of Spain is a visually chaotic environment (outside of oases such as the Reina Sofía), and the sequence is intended to capture some of that.

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Progress #2

Newly constructed tower blocks, Sant Martí, Barcelona. Minolta X300 with MD50mm f1.4 on Ilford Delta 400 in ID-11 1+1. Sadly it looks as if the Minolta’s shutter is failing (after 30 years of use…), and many of the images on the roll were unusable.

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Progress #1

Masia “Tivis” hiding behind a field of artichokes, seen from Carretera de la Marina, El Prat. This is one of numerous small farms in the El Prat area which seem relatively unchanged by recent time. Leica M7 with 50mm and Ilford Delta 400 in ID-11 1+1.

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El Garraf

A set of images from a full-day hike in El Garraf, Catalunya. The Garraf is a calcareous range of hills on the coast just south of Barcelona, and one of the few natural areas that can be reached easily and quickly by train from the city. It is not particularly mountainous, raising from sea level to a little over 600m altitude, but lack of shade and the Mediterranean heat can make the hike harder than you might expect.

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