Started PHOTOGRAPHY in 1951 at the East Ham Grammar School Photo-Soc and have been in 'CLUBS' ever since, Past President of Barking Photo- Soc, and present Club, Brentwood & District Photo-Club. Gained Associateships of the Royal Photographic Society and British Institute of Professional Photography in 1970. Do all my own B&W darkroom prints and RA4 Colour enlarging. Now still 'slightly active' when I can GET it -- local Press Photography. Have MANY camera systems, mostly GIVEN ( pleases the WIFE !)
Apr 10, 1937 (Age: 83)
BRENTWOOD Essex, England
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Main Camera
Second Camera
Rolleiflex, Canon, Leica, Mamiya, Chinon, Cosina, Olympus
Lens #1
17mm f3.5 Vivitar
Lens #2
24mm f2.8 SMC Pentax-A
Lens #3
50mm f1.4 SMC Pentax-M
Lens #4
70-150mm f4 SMC Pentax-M
Lens #5
200mm f4 Takumar
Lens #6
400mm f5.6 SMC Pentax-A
Durst M601, Durst M305, LPL C7700Pro, Nova 16x12", Multiblitz, Bowens, Braun Hobby studio flash, Mecablitz 45 CL3, Filters, Extension tubes, Elicar ring flash, Chemicals,Safelights
Camera Bag
Slik 88, Manfrotto, Velbon
Software & Operating System
Windows 10
Epson Stylus Photo R 265
Retired Professional Photographer


Got slightly 'Digitised'at last but 'FILM RULES -- OK?'


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