Sunsets in Southampton's Suburbia

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Perfect sunsets don't always have to be over the ocean. Southampton has some of the best I have ever seen...

My mother moved to Southampton around five years ago in a house on top of a hill.

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We soon realized that as the front of the house faces west, we were lucky enough to have a spectacular sunset nearly every evening.

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A few years later I discovered (through eBay) my first Lomo camera which lead me to Lomography.com and an obsession with lomography. I bought several cameras both new and used and then came across the Recesky TLR, after building it from a kit, I ran a few rolls of slide through, including one roll of our Southampton sunsets and the results just blew me away…

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I love the colors the cross processed Kodak Professional e100s Ekatachrome gave me and now everytime I visit, I look forward to capturing something amazing.

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Oh and I already mentioned that it’s on top of a hill didn’t I?

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written by djramsay on 2012-10-12 in #world #locations #urban-adventures #southampton-sunset-sun-sunsets-xpro-x-process-film-bitterne-park-time-recesky-tlr-camera-recesky-tlr-camera-homemade-lomo-lc-a-russia-day-lomo-lc-a-russia-day-kodak-professional-e100s-ekatachrome-kodak-professional-e100s-ekatachrome #select-type-of-location

4 Comments

  1. odlm
    odlm ·

    As a local I can honestly say, So'ton isn't always the first place that springs to mind when thinking of beauty but you've definitely brought out some right here. Gorgeous sunsets - nice work!

  2. djramsay
    djramsay ·

    @odlm lol yes and thankyou

  3. djramsay
    djramsay ·

    @odlm lol yes and thankyou

  4. 110isnotdead
    110isnotdead ·

    Beautiful shots, love the grain in them :)

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