A short walk in Newcastle with my Bronica SQ-A

It was AugustĀ 2012 and all I had was my Bronica SQ-A with the Zenzanon 80/2.8 PS and Portra 400. These are just four photos from that day, but I think they capture some of the local mood.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England - August 21, 2012: With hooliganism in the rise in English towns, it is no surprise that shops selling fighting equipment know no economic crisis. This store in Pink Lane, displaying mostly merchandise branded Revgear, sell clothing and accessories for martial arts and boxing. Scan from 120 Portra 400

This store in Pink Lane, displaying mostly merchandise branded Revgear, sell clothing and accessories for martial arts and boxing

Wooden sign with "House" and traditional decoration. England. Scan from 120 Portra 400

Wooden sign with “House” and traditional decoration

Although very central and located near the Railway Station, this area of the town (Grainger Town) has been designated for Neighborhood Watch by Northumbria Police. This Jazz Bar in Pink Lane is located near a shop selling martial arts and boxing equipment. Pink Lane is generally tatty and run down as the decor of this entrance shows. Scan from 120 Portra 400

Although very central and located near the Railway Station, this area of the town (Grainger Town) has been designated for Neighborhood Watch by Northumbria Police. This Jazz Bar in Pink Lane is located near a shop selling martial arts and boxing equipment. Pink Lane is generally tatty and run down as the decor of this entrance shows

Somebody really lved this guitar. Photographed in Newcastle, England. Scan from 120 Portra 400

Somebody really lved (loved?) this guitar

Posted in Film photography, Short photo essays