17 October, 2017

716

The lighthouse at Southwold.
Digital. DC Vario-Summilux at about 28mm. October 2017.
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11 October, 2017

715


A misleading shadow. Coming and going along the Southbank, London
Digital. 35mm Summilux. August 2017.

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03 October, 2017

714

"That's a nice camera" I said to Jim looking at the Olympus Trip on top of the sideboard.
"Well if you like cameras... " he replied, opening the door below.
One for Andrea
Digital. 35mm Summicron. September 2017.

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25 September, 2017

713

A portrait taken during a recent workshop in Machynlleth.
I had to use a standard lens for my part of this exercise.
Digital. DC Vario Summilux at 50mm.

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18 September, 2017

712


Building repairs, Machynlleth. September 2017.
Digital. DC Vario Summilux at approx 35mm.
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12 September, 2017

711

Adjudicating the oyster shucking contest featured in the previous post.
Digital. DC Vario Summilux at approx 24mm.
© John Banting 2017.

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07 September, 2017

710

Early in September the Mersea Island Dredging competition for boats under sail takes place.
About ten crews turned out.
Just before the Dredging Match prize giving, which takes place on Packing Shed Island, this oyster shucking competition was held.

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28 August, 2017

709


Sun hats on for the West Mersea Town Regatta.
Digital, DC Vario Summilux at about 28mm. August 2017.
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24 August, 2017

708


Watching the Round The Island sailing event yesterday.
Digital, 35mm Summicron. August 2017.
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14 August, 2017

707

The windbreak.
Digital, 35mm Summicron. August 2017.
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08 August, 2017

706

Listening at the large acoustic mirror.
Another image from 2006.
M6, CV 21mm. HP5 at 400 in Aculux 2. July 2006.
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28 July, 2017

705

An image from September 2006. Baloon seller, South Bank, London.
M6, 35mm Summicron. September 2006.
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18 July, 2017

704

New Toys. Not mine of course. Richard, the builder, was very happy with his replacement bench saw.
Digital, 35mm Summilux. July 2017.
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08 July, 2017

703

Decorating equipment and tubs of paint.
Digital, 35mm Summilux. July 2017.
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01 July, 2017

702

The Plasterer's Radio.
Digital, 28mm Summicron. July 2017.
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30 June, 2017

701

Plaster drying out.
Digital, DC Vario Summilux at 28mm equivalent. June 2017.
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27 June, 2017

700

Building work in progress.
iPhone 5. June 2017.
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15 June, 2017

699


The kitchen of a Prayer and Meeting House.
Digital, 35mm Summicron. June 2017.
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05 June, 2017

698

The section of Pingle Hill passing underneath the railway line at Gainsborough Central Station.
Digital, 35mm Summilux. June 2017.
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26 May, 2017

697


CK91 resting on the shingle bank for some small maintenance jobs, now ready to be refloated on the incoming tide.
Ilford FP4 at 125, DD-X 1+4. 35mm Summicron. May 2017.
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15 May, 2017

696


From the archive. The sleeping lady and enthusiastic photographer in the Great Court, British Museum.  
Ilford HP5 in ID-11 at 1+1. Probably a 35mm Summicron. July 2002.  
© John Banting 2002.

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11 May, 2017

695

Aaaah, a roll of film at last. The first since February. Sorry. 
HP5 at 400 in DD-X 1+4. 21mm Cosina Voigtlander. May 2017. 
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03 May, 2017

694

A trench, pipework and builders.
Digital, 35mm Summicron. April 2017.
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27 April, 2017

693


Walking through the wall.
(The reflection of the museum visitor walking past the photograph taken in West Berlin in1963).
Digital, DC Vario Summilux at approx 28mm equivalent. April 2017.
© John Banting 2017. I do not know who took the museum image.

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22 April, 2017

692


Clouds over the Blackwater estuary.
Digital, DC Vario Summilux at approx 28mm equivalent. Late afternoon, January 2017.
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14 April, 2017

691

We found a cafe on Wilhelmstrase in Berlin where you could get a nice scone and coffee. You could also buy a nice steel vintage bike if you wanted.
I didn't. It would have messed up my Ry*nA*r cabin baggage allowance.
Digital, 35mm Summicron. April 2017.
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08 April, 2017

690


As the tide goes out the shingle spit becomes visible.
Digital, DC Vario Summilux at 35mm equivalent. Late afternoon, January 2017.
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01 April, 2017

689


A Toyota pickup in a high tide in January. No harm done.
Digital, 35mm Summilux. West Mersea, January 2017.  
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26 March, 2017

688


A fast food outlet at sunset.
Digital, 50mm Summilux. March 2017.
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12 March, 2017

687


A W.I. meeting hall photographed in late December 2016.
Digital, 35mm Summilux. December 2016.
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27 February, 2017

686


The sunset seen from the car park of the Oyster Bar, Coast Road one weekend earlier this month.
M6, 35mm Summicron. Ilford HP5 at 1600, DD-X 1+4. February 2017.
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20 February, 2017

685


Oyster Smack CK44, Mayflower, with mast removed in Peter Clarke's boatyard West Mersea for restoration work.
Digital, 28mm Summicron. February 2017.
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14 February, 2017

684


Sunflowers from last year in an allotment in Chelmsford.
Digital, 50mm Summilux. February 2017.
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03 February, 2017

683


One of those dull and dreary January days, perfect for rating film at 1600asa.
M6, 35mm Summicron. Ilford HP5 at 1600. DD-x 1+4. January 2017.
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19 January, 2017

682


The last customers of the day. The Art Cafe, Mersea Island.
M6, 35mm Summicron. Ilford HP5 at 1600. DD-x 1+4. January 2017.
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15 January, 2017

681



For some, a ride in the cart through yesterdays high tide along Coast Road.
M6, 35mm Summicron. Ilford HP5 at 400. DD-x 1+4. January 2017.
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06 January, 2017

680


Monkey Beach cottage catches almost the last of the daylight.
Digital. DC Vario Summilux at 24mm equivalent. ISO 800.
Mersea Island, January 2017.
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