Most of us amateur photographers explore this pursuit for the pleasure and the passion of it, and probably don't have professional aspirations. Nevertheless, we still like to get something rewarding from the hobby - in both the experience and the final images. Often photography can be very disappointing - especially the photographs themselves. Flicking through… Continue reading How To Stop Being So Disappointed With Your Photography
Is it possible to have and master just one digital camera that suits all my needs? This is the second and final part of my thoughts on the five digital cameras I have and have extensively used, what they do for me, and why I like them. You can read part one here , which covered my… Continue reading Dances With Digital Dilettantes – Pt 2
Shooting with film for the last five years or so has given me huge pleasure, taught me a great deal about the basics of composing and taking photographs, and created a small body of work I'm very happy with. But there came a point some months back where I deconstructed what film photography gave me,… Continue reading Dances With Digital Dilettantes – Pt 1
We spoke recently about how you can quite easily get started in film photography for £27, and then even more recently how film photography on a shoestring can cost a mere £12 to begin. Since writing 35hunter, I've been all in favour of proclaiming the affordability of shooting film, and hopefully puncturing some myths that… Continue reading The False Affordability Of Film Photography?
The internet is a great wonder of the modern world that's transformed our lives. Without it, I wouldn't know 10% of what I do know about photography, or have owned and used maybe even 5% of the cameras and lenses. But on the flipside, I've lost track of how much time, money and energy I've… Continue reading How The Internet Helps And Hinders My Photography