Last week we visited Portballintrae, a village right on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and close to the world-famous Giant’s Causeway, and the even more famous Bushmills Distillery.

This image was added on 1 November 2018:



Portballintrae is very much a ‘dormitory’ village, now built up with modern apartments used a holiday home by people from elsewhere, which gives the visitor the impression that it is a soulless, sad place.  There is a small harbour, and a boat-club with a small clubhouse, and a decent beach, topped by an archeological treasure, the Lissnahall Prehistoric Earthworks.  A short drive leads to Bushmills, and I was intrigued by the bunting in the town square.

For the visit I took my Nikon F100 and my vintage FG20, both loaded with bulk Ilford FP4, ISO 125.  The film was later developed in Ilfosol 3 and scanned, then adjusted in Lightroom.

Here’s some of the images:-

Here’s my ‘Image of the day’  Nikon FG20, Ilford FP4, f/11 @ 1/125th Sec on ISO125