jerry brodrick

film photographer

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  1. Polaroids

    Date 11 Dec 2014
    Bleach reclaimed polaroids…such a lot of fun to do and the results are so variable Especially if a little bit of the bleach runs on to the ‘wrong’ side of the negative. Unfortunately, the polaroid back for my Fuji GX 680 doesn’t always behave how it should do and I…

  2. UK trip

    Date 04 Dec 2014
    Had a short trip back to the UK this week; not for photography, but I did manage to use a roll of Tri-X Exposed at 200 (pulled a stop) and developed in Perceptol, which I think is a little bit beyond it’s use by date. Quite pleased with the results…

  3. Recent work

    Date 26 Nov 2014
    We have done quite a few portrait shoots, the start of a portfolio for a beautiful young model and also some commercial work in the last month. It’s been busy The principal commercial client is Armonia forme & beauté in Metz. We’ll be doing more work with Rosalie (the company…

  4. Portra 160

    Date 25 Nov 2014
    Colour negative film, not used this for years and it was quite impressive Shot a roll with the Fuji GX680 and processed it with the Tetenal Colortec 2 bath kit. Skin tones are pretty good although the negs did have areas that were redder than they should have been. I…

  5. Fort de Queuleu, Metz

    Date 10 Nov 2014
    Had a bit of a wander around this amazing place today; it has a slightly checkered past in that it was used by the SS to torture and kill a number French Resistance fighters during WW2 Apart from that rather dark piece of history, it was one of the inner…

  6. Another one…

    Date 07 Nov 2014
    I managed to buy another Rolleicord A Mk V this time (with the Xenar 3.5 lens) and it came with some accessories: the Rolleikin 35mm adaptor kit, Rolleinar close up lens no.1, lens hood, original boxes and manuals! The whole lot cost less than my Mk lll (which came with…

  7. Metz, Rolleicord lll, film

    Date 02 Nov 2014
    Continuing to shoot black and white around Metz with the vintage Rolleicord; mostly on Tri-X Pan. The first shot is a long exposure taken inside the cathedral. The others are around the city, the older parts and the Moselle river. The last shot in this particular set shows the protestant…

  8. Rolleicord

    Date 01 Nov 2014
    So, I bought a Rolleicord lll. The cheap one with the Triotar lens, Works well First two shots are of Metz station: Tri-X Pan Portrait of the nice old guy (and his friendly & happy dog) who lives rough: FP4+ The cathedral entrance: FP4+ The cathedral interior: Tri-X pushed to…

  9. Film

    Date 28 Oct 2014
    Thanks to my assistant, Damien, I started shooting film again about 6 months ago. It’s costing me a small fortune but worth every penny (Euro?).As I can’t keep posting all my film work in my portfolio, I thought I’d start my blog again so that I have somewhere to show…

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