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Out there it’s ISO 1600 weather, grey, cold and rainy, so I didn’t even bother taking a camera with me when we went out to run errands. And just as I suspected I only saw people trying to escape the dismal weather, boring! Photographically the day wasn’t lost though: One thing we did was to collect a package from the post-office, which included some folding bottles for my colour development chemicals. If I can’t shoot, I might as well try to develop the many colour rolls that I have had sitting in a drawer since the summer. It’s either that or finally putting them in the freezer!

Even though the weather is awful, I’m hoping that tomorrow I get the chance to shoot a roll of film when we go to a nearby town to dance some tango. Yes, I’m finally dancing again after 2 agonising years without it because of my illness! I was actually afraid that dancing would worsen my symptoms, but luckily I haven’t noticed any major issues yet. You can’t imagine how happy this makes me! Tango has been a very important part of my life for many years and living without it was rather difficult for me. I’m glad that it’s now back in my life in full force, listening to tangos every day, practicing, watching tango videos and documentaries (e.g. the BBC documentary about La Confiteria Ideal or my favourite video of Javier and Geraldine dancing a milonga) and so on.

To come back to photography though: Apart from watching tango videos I have also scanned the rest of the roll of which I already showed you some street shots yesterday. The rest of the roll was shot in a park nearby.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Rollei RPX 400 stand-developed in Caffenol-CL, 60min.

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I love shots like this! Always a compositional challenge.

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Those were two, if not three dogs!And the guy is not floating, he’s sitting on the backrest of a bench.

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Back then it was still sunny around here. I miss that.

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I was actually exploring the side paths in the hope of catching little details like this.

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I like the tones.

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The view from a park bench that caught a little bit of sunlight.

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Random broken down wall.

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Good that I didn’t expose for highlights. Or did I?

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Autumn in black and white!

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Light and dark.

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I love the shadows in this one!

waiting, watching

Today I wanted to develop some film and found a monster sitting on the inner tube of my developing tank. It had wings and it looked rather unfriendly, so I decided to wait with the development until after I felt like dealing with the thing. Yes, I even deal with spiders myself, but things with too many legs spook me, so it might just take a moment or two until I get over the initial aversion. So, instead of developing I pointlessly spooled a couple more rolls of XP2 and stared out into the rain. It’s the rainy season again and since I don’t really like shooting in the rain, I almost immediately get impatient with this kind of weather. And it’s not as if I wasn’t impatient enough already waiting to finally get my hands on my Leica!

In the end I got so impatient with being cooped up in the house and with waiting around for the winged monster to fly away by itself that I decided to embark on a far more masochistic mission than just getting rid of an insect: I actually installed VueScan and tried to figure out how to make raw scans and to invert them with ColorPerfect. I have been unhappy with Silverfast for a while and I always feel like I don’t get enough control when it comes to difficult negatives. Well, the VueScan + ColorPerfect option goes into the completely opposite direction and it’s rather overwhelming with way too many options! It took me quite some time to figure out how it works, but in the end I think I got some decent results from a difficult roll where I was a bit all over the place with my exposures. It was the first time I had used my Zorki after buying the Olympus XA in summer and every now and then I think I forgot to change the aperture. A lot of the shots came out underexposed. That’s what shooting an automatic camera can do to you! With Silverfast a couple of these pictures were really just too underexposed to be salvageable. Especially in the shadows they became really ugly. With the VueScan + ColorPerfect combination I managed to get much better results by using the multi-exposure function that got a little more shadow detail out of the negative. I think the Pro version of Silverfast also has that option, but after dealing with their support one too many times I decided not to spend any more money on them.

The only problem I see with VueScan is that it’s way too slow a process. After all I spent the whole afternoon with scanning and only managed to get through barely a third of the roll. For everyday situations multiple passes with slower scanning speed just add up to too much time, and I also have to keep in mind that the adjustment in ColorPerfect also takes time. I will therefore only use VueScan in specific situations where I need more control – for printing or with negatives that can’t be salvaged in Silverfast and probably also for colour negatives, since this is the main purpose of ColorPerfect.

Tomorrow there will be more to come from this roll.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.0.
Rollei RPX 400 stand-developed in Caffenol-CL, 60min.

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He was just standing there staring.

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Dark shadows, strong highlights. Silverfast could have only dealt with the highlights.

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again, the shadows look much better here.

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This one wasn’t salvageable at all in Silverfast because the blocked up shadows had too much noise. Much more smooth with VueScan and the multi-exposure function.

your mother …

During my trip to Berlin in March I shot this roll and completely forgot about it after scanning it. The negatives were a bit more contrasty than what Kentmere normally looks like in Rodinal, because I gave it 15 minutes more development time than I usually do. I quite like the look although I’ll probably put in less agitation next time.

Today we’re leaving for a short trip to Bilbao. And like every time I go on a trip, the most important question is which cameras I’m going to take. So far I’m set on both my Olympus E-PL3 as well as my Olympus XA, because they are small and light. If there is still space and my bag is not too heavy I might pack a medium format camera as well.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 semi-stand developed in Rodinal 1:100, 75min.

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One of the signs between the guy with the sunglasses and the girl says: “Your mother is pulling catapults to Gondor!!!”. Insults for Lord of the Rings fans …

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modern driftwood

In the winter a big storm hit San Sebastian and a flood damaged all the four bridges and part of the beach front. The next day I went for a walk with my Zorki to see the destruction. I developed them, scanned them about a month later with my old Epson v330 scanner and then forgot all about them, because I was busy posting more recent stuff. Of course that’s always the danger when you shoot a lot.

Last month I was definitely taking it easy in comparison. I didn’t shoot any digital and apart from that just my leftovers of K400 film with my Olympus XA and one roll of 120 with my Rolleicord. Last night after shooting a roll of 120 in the Rolleicord and some 35mm in the XA I tried something new and developed film in two tanks at once. I guess with normal development this would get confusing quickly and invite mistakes, but with stand development in Rodinal it actually worked quite well. I still have 4 rolls of 35mm to develop and will probably develop them in one go as well. Now, if only I could cleverly minimise the scanning time as well!

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16 min.

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Nowadays not only driftwood ends up on the shores after a flood. I wonder where the rest of the car is.

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Not many surfers out there because it actually still looked too dangerous. These two came back out after a very short time as well.

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There was sand even on the other side of the street.

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Police tape to keep people off the beach promenade the night before.

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The flood took a whole stretch of railings.

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Rubble from the destruction.

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Sand everywhere!

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The flood took some of the railings from the first bridge as well.

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Already the next day the repair work was going on. They actually finished repairing all the bridges and the the railings at the promenade before the summer. Only the repairs on the breakwater at the end of Zurriola beach took longer and are finishing now.

too late

I stopped using an external light meter with my Zorki more than a year ago. It just slowed me down way too much and I felt like I was just blindly following the light meter without having a clue myself. I have shot about 50 rolls of film with a fully manual camera since then, maybe more, and I have to say that I hardly ever had a roll where I was off for the base calculation. Well, in this case it happened, mainly because I didn’t feel like shooting a soft Russian lens below f/8. I should have pushed the film, since it was a really dark and dreary day in the rainy winter season. I haven’t had an underexposed roll since then and I’ve shot a lot of film in the last half year. That’s how you learn correct exposure.

By the way, today I used my light meter for the first time since I ditched it last year. I had it on me because I took my Rolleicord to the park loaded with some Ektar 100. I hardly ever shoot ISO 100 film and even less so beneath trees, so without the light meter I wouldn’t have known where to start. Sadly I forgot my cable release at home though and I was shooting at 1/60 with a 75mm lens. However, I’m hoping that the stabilisation from the strap will be enough.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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we have to wait outside

At the end of January we went to Bilbao to escape the noise of the celebrations of the day of San Sebastian. It was rainy, grey and dark, just as was to be expected in the middle of winter. We were staying in the Casco Viejo, the old part of town, and so our surroundings had a lot of narrow streets which were of course quite dark with the dreary winter weather. I used the opportunity to play around with pushing some ISO 400 film to 1600 in Tetenal Ultrafin. This involved agitation every minute for 36 minutes, which is obviously incredibly boring and monotonous. Although I have pushed some film to ISO 800 in Ultrafin since then I think 36 minutes for 1600 is just too much. Pushing in Rodinal stand-development is way more comfortable, since you only have to agitate every half hour, and the grain is also less pronounced. Nevertheless, I think the atmosphere of the results is still quite special.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8 ASPH.
Kentmere 400 EI 1600 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 36min.

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I guess the dog wasn’t allowed to come inside the shop.

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Rain and lots of it.

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When I say dark, I mean dark …

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There was a market hall that was recommended to us by our landlords. Sure, the food looked good, but the hall itself had a very sterile atmosphere.

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More from the Casco Viejo.

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Across from market hall.

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Boy, do they look happy!

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Our holiday flat was very nicely decorated. The old fashioned telephone obviously didn’t work.

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At the beginning of the year we went to Bilbao for a long weekend. In winter the Basque country is very wet, so we got rained on quite a lot. However, we still had a good time and at some point I had the opportunity to catch some sunny moments while the streets were still wet from the last rain. A shame that I still hadn’t yet figured out Ultrafin. Even with grain like gravel the you can get a little glimpse of the crazy architecture over there though. I’m definitely looking forward to my next visit!

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16 min.

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take away coffee

Before I continue with my usual mischief I actually want to catch up on all my editing. This way I can actually be up to date for once instead of always trying to catch up on something or other. I’m through with the digital editing queue for now and I’m trying finish up with some film scans now. I still have to clean up some 6 rolls worth of scans, then there are 4 rolls waiting to be scanned and 5 to be developed and scanned. That’s a total of 15 rolls that need dust-spotting. If only someone could make all dust in the world disappear …

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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big hug for grandma

I was 16 when I shot my first roll of black and white film. I can’t remember what kind of film it was, but it must have been ISO 100 film, because I came back with a completely underexposed roll. The only shots that were on it happened to be of bare trees against a grey sky that would have looked just the same on colour film. Although I liked those bare trees I was disappointed and blamed my silly Braun point and shoot camera. Although that Braun was junk I also picked the wrong film. This was long before online shopping and so I was stuck with the stuff the local drug store was selling and I remember that it was the only black and white film they had in stock.

By now most of my negatives from that time have disappeared. I guess they might still be somewhere, but where I wouldn’t know. The only really good pictures I took during this time were pictures of concerts. We all are clueless in the beginning. At least I already knew that I would fall in love with black and white eventually.

The pictures I’m showing you today were taken at the beginning of the year. I didn’t yet have the opportunity to post them because they were taken during a time when I didn’t yet have a scanner here in San Sebastian. As you can see I hadn’t yet figured out how to use Ultrafin properly and there was lots of grain in them. These were also rather quick automatic scans that I made with Epson Scan so the grain looks even worse. Ah well, I guess for the web it’s fine.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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libre

A new batch of film has arrived and so I have now 25 rolls of Tri-X to shoot, 10 of which are 35mm and 15 are 120 film. As you can clearly see from the numbers I’m definitely planning to turn my attention to my new Rolleicord after having tested my Olympus XA extensively. For the Rolleicord I already got a lens hood and a cable release so that I’m all set with my new toy. I already shot a second roll with it that I haven’t shown you yet, but it still needs scanning and dust spotting. For now there are still some older Zorki rolls in the editing queue of which I’m showing you one today. Most of this roll was taken in the neighbourhood Egia.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16 min.

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That’s one weird bunny. Is that a knife in its paw?

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Nope, I don’t have any explanations.

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Basque revolutionaries?

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Black and white indeed.

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Creepy eyes …

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Look carefully, there is someone leaning out of the top window on the ground floor next to the lady walking. Very odd …

bored keeper

Being in the Basque Country also has its downsides. One of them is that doing paperwork concerning the Spanish government always involves metal detectors and x-rays. Sure, I can understand the notion. After all I know with which methods the Basques have struggled for their independence in the past. However, obviously it’s annoying and even more so for a film photographer like me. The other day I therefore couldn’t take any film with me at all although I was running errands in town. And since I’m not shooting any digital this month it meant walking around completely without a camera again. What an odd feeling! One would think that walking around without having to keep the eyes open for subject matter would be relaxing, but actually it’s rather frustrating instead.

The pictures I’m showing you today were taken with my Zorki before my last trip to Germany. It was already getting dark and I was exploring some rather narrow side streets, so these turned out a little thin and grainy. However, they still have something about them.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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Self portrait. Shame it’s so grainy. I should try this with medium format on a brighter day instead.

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I just couldn’t walk past this one without taking a picture. I guess it might need some colour though.

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Something I like about the people in San Sebastian is that they take care of their elderly.

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Another one for the Enigma collection.

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Quick, get the women inside!

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Backyards and patios are rather dark and small around here. This is actually one of the bigger ones.

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No wonder that most flats are rather dark around here!

potential cindarella

Again a late post from me, because I was actually travelling  today and didn’t have enough time to edit the pictures I wanted to show you. These were taken last week when I was out exploring one of the closer neighbourhoods. There isn’t too much space for exploration left there and soon after I’ll return I will probably be able to move on to a different neighbourhood.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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She lost her shoe.

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By some rather ingenious feat of intuition I managed to walk down a winding road to a driveway that had left me wondering many times.

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That’s the road.

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Here is where I started down the hill.

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Lots of spots in Egia have nice views like this one.

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At the end of this street there were some steps leading down the hill.

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Notice the shadow under her bag? It looks sort of fake, doesn’t it? It’s like this on the film though.

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Re-taking shots isn’t my usual practice, but this one has people in it! I had never seen anyone there before and during my explorations I walked past there many times.

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Walking in single file.

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A little Roman apparently.

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Another weird mark on the film … I guess I can admit now that I under-agitated this lot and got some surge marks. I usually get over-development near the sprocket holes, so I’m actually thinking of trying to agitate every 30sec rather than every minute.

geometry

These pictures were taken last week while exploring Egia. I think I’ve found one of the good spots for street photography here and will definitely be haunting that square on warm days. Slowly I’m also figuring out how to make Kentmere look a bit more the way I like it. Although, if I’m honest with myself I probably should just shoot Tri-X instead, because I’m actually pushing Kentmere further and further in that direction.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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Composition playground. I normally don’t repeat shots when I shoot film, but of this I’ve got 3 with different compositions. This was the first one I took and it stuck.

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Reminds me of a computer game.

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I love the contrast and shadows in this one.

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These were the boys I photographed from above.

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He definitely figured out what I was doing.

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As you can see by the splashes, they were filling up water balloons.

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Without his hat it wouldn’t work.

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One of those street vistas I occasionally like to take. Most of them turn out boring, but this one I really like.

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Why is there an office chair next to a bench?

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I was probably trespassing when I took this, but the house looked rather abandoned.

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I love the tones in this one.

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Why would anyone look ahead while walking?

 

playing with fire

The pictures I’m showing you today were taken during the fiesta of San Juan, which celebrates the summer solstice. The local superstition involves lighting lots of fires and jumping over them to purify yourself for the coming season. For an alien observer it looks like the children burn all their paper so that they don’t have anything left to write on in school. I also saw a couple of books in the fire and some guys were carrying a wooden door to one of the bigger fires as well. Very strange, all of that.

Although I had no light meter and had to rely on guessing the correct exposure for these pictures I managed to get it right in most of them. There was something not quite right with the development though. Since some of the pictures had some very funky “leaky highlights” – not sure what else to call it – I assume I was over-agitating again. I seem to be prone to doing that. In any case, considering that I couldn’t see the rangefinder patch of my Zorki at all in this light and was guesstimating the exposure I’m pretty happy that at least some of the pictures turned out alright.

All pictures taken with: Zorki 4K and Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8.
Kentmere 400 EI 1600 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 36min.

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I’m not sure there is wisdom in letting kids play with fire.

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They were all doing it though.

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Definitely more kids than adults doing the burning …

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Well, I suppose it’s good survival training to know how to build a fire.

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Fire in his eyes!

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Apart from the smaller fires there was also a bigger one at the far end of zurriola beach. People were climbing over the fence all the time to throw stuff in the fire.

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Getting the fire ready for some jumping action.

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Ok … hard to guess what’s going on here. There is a kid jumping over the fire and another one is trying to get the fire going again with some air right behind.

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Now, this is much more obvious. Although this clearly has a ton of shake it kind of adds to the style of the shot in my opinion. What do you think?

england

Of course the title is slightly misleading, since these were not taken in England. I’m bad with titles though and this one suggested itself. The pictures themselves were taken last weekend while we went for a walk in a park on the other side of Egia.

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Kentmere 400 developed in Tetenal Ultrafin 1:20, 16min.

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