I last used my Olympus Pen EE2 in July 2019. It was working well and I was enjoying myself until the winding wheel refused to stop. It wound the film on and on, leaving me clueless as to when the frame has been advanced properly. I forgot about any remaining frames, wound the film back […]
Author Archives: Allysse Riordan
I am a field recordist, sound artist, photographer, writer, and microadventurer.
Lover of all things outdoors, I spend most of my free time walking or cycling the paths and roads of the UK capturing the sounds and sights I encounter along the way. When not outdoors or at work, you'll find me reading a book or furiously editing the latest creative project I'm dedicating time to.
My first roll… of 35mm film (aged eight years old)
The title is a lie. Judging by my mother’s careful organisation of our family photographic archive, the photos I’m about to share are from my third roll of 35mm. The first two were taken during summer camp holidays and mostly feature portraits of other children. They are all grown up now but I do not […]
5 Frames… With Kodak Portra 400 (EI 400 / 120 format / Bronica SQ-B)
In early June it was one of my best friend’s 30th birthday. As part of the weekend’s celebrations, I was invited to Paris as a surprise guest. We were due to meet in Montmartre before heading out by the Seine for a picnic, followed by an evening at the Moulin Rouge. I flew over with […]
5 Frames… With Lomography Color Negative 400 (EI 400 / 35mm format / Minolta SRT 101)
“What about Berlin?”, I asked my partner.
We were looking for a city break last October and had no idea where to go.