Ensign Ranger Special

Llangorse Lake

A shot from the Wales trip. Ensign Ranger folding camera. Formapan 100 B&W film. 6X6

Medium Format : Ensign Ranger Special

The Sheerness Ensign Ranger film is back from Club 35. I was right in thinking these older cameras need a slower rated film in order to cope with such slow shutter speeds. I am still plagued with what might be light leaks. Three frames were unusable, three were perfect and two were rescued after an […]

Bleak Weather

The weather is hellish here in London. Living on a hill besides on the south bank of the Thames it is almost even worse. It seems we have had drizzle and mist everyday for the last three months. We even had snow today, snow on the 4th of April. I loaded the Ranger Special up […]

Ranger Special

I have a new toy. £20 quid from ebay. It is a medium format folder and oddly enough enough shares a 1953 manufacturing date with the fed2b. It is strange to think that the Russians were building clones of cutting edge German camera technology while the British were still chasing what was already a 20 […]