A few weeks back, I did an engagement photoshoot for Paul and Serena. Paul is and old friend from undergraduate days, who like me still lives in Oxford. While they don’t want me to shoot their actual wedding…. in Thailand… I’ll be doing the photography for their wedding party back in the UK.
St Hilda’s College ball was on Saturday 8th May. This Oxford college was the last single sex college, and started accepting men for the first time this year. Consequently the ball was slightly female dominated, although many of them brought along male partners to the ball.
I finally got around to getting off my first film from my medium format camera developed. The film was a black and white one which came “free” with the camera. This post shows a few results.
I hope you’ll forgive me, but I’m spying on you! Well, sort of, in a very anonymous kind of way. It’s helpful for me to know what visitors are looking for when they come to my website, and how many visitors I’m getting. That kind of thing. So to help with that …
On Saturday I attended the The Oxford Union 1950’s Ball. The Oxford Union is Oxford University’s world famous debating society, which is regularly attended by famous politicians, both as students prior to their careers in politics, and working politicians at the height of their careers. None of the latter were at the ball as far as I was aware …
Oxfam in Oxford regularly have special camera sale weekends where they display all their photography gear. Last time I almost bought a Kodak Junior, but having researched it, I found that I would have ended up having to re-roll 120 film on to the now obsolete 620 spools.
I decided that the end of the year was a good time to update my portfolios, so have finally made a start on doing so. However, I got distracted by the side issue of how to best present them.
The theme for Wolfson Ball was the Titanic, as I discussed previously in my post about possible poses. Nobody requested either, despite the ball committee thoughtfully providing a couple of plastic replica “Coeur de la mer”s. As is typical with most Oxford college balls, the theme is only loosely associated with the event and very few guests dress in any way even remotely associated with the theme.
Susie and David booked me to do their wedding photography after meeting me at Rachel and Nick’s wedding. They were a lovely relax couple and a pleasure to work with/for. The wedding took place at St. Clements church in Oxford.
Having provided photography for their summer ball, I had been asked to setup my studio for the Oxford Institute Of Legal Practice Christmas ball which took place last saturday at Eynsham Hall. However, I was already booked for Susie and