Summer holiday in Cornwall shot on film In the middle of August I spent a week in Cornwall for the first time in my life. I had always wanted to go there, so this was really my dream holiday. I love the coast and particularly wild, windy coastlines with rocky cliffs tumbling into a deep […]

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September 26, 2019

Magical Cornwall

Film photography is literally a slow process, because I have to wait for my rolls to be developed. The element of waiting really adds to the enjoyment of shooting film, though. While I’m shooting I have no idea how my images will turn out. It means that I’m far more conscious of every shot I […]

Travel, Tuscany

June 25, 2018

Slow Flowers Monticchiello

On a beautiful day in June I went to the organic farmers’ market organised by Mercatale della Valdelsa in Monteriggioni. More information can be found on Be Tuscan for a Day. It is a wonderful project which bringsĀ seasonalĀ agricultural products made by local farmers together and to the people visiting Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. I […]

Travel, Tuscany

July 20, 2017

Monteriggioni

On a Saturday in April I spent some time in one of my favourite Tuscan towns, San Gimignano. I hadn’t photographed the town for a few years and never before captured it on film. It is such a photogenic place! That view is breathtaking. If you’re visiting Tuscany, try not to miss this gem of […]

Travel, Tuscany

June 8, 2017

San Gimignano

On a sunny Sunday thisĀ Spring I spent a day in Florence, only an hour’s drive from Casa Capanni. I couldn’t resist bringing my Contax, even though it’s quite heavy, but I’m glad I did because it meant I could capture some colourful scenes on film!

Travel, Tuscany

June 2, 2017

Florence

During my stay in our cottage in the Cotswolds, I had the pleasure to discover another Cotswolds village, called Castle Combe. The name sounds like it stems from a fairy tale. And honestly, the village looks like it is from a fairy tale. It is quintessentially English and I fell in love with it. It […]

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April 1, 2017

Castle Combe