How To Make Black And White Film Photographs On A Shoestring Budget

Unless you develop and scan black and white film yourself, the costs can be high, and unfortunately put the format out of reach for many of us. But what if there was a far more affordable way to make b/w photographs?  When I started film photography with a Holga 120N, everything was unknown, it was… Continue reading How To Make Black And White Film Photographs On A Shoestring Budget

The Most Powerful Question To Ask Yourself Before You Buy Your Next Camera Or Bike

Many of us are caught in the cycle of buying "just one more" camera or bicycle, insisting to ourselves (as everyone else has long since got bored of the same old broken record and stopped listening) that this will finally be the dream machine, the one we'll settle on for good. But there is no… Continue reading The Most Powerful Question To Ask Yourself Before You Buy Your Next Camera Or Bike

How To Stop Making Photographs Just To Prove You Haven’t Stopped Making Photographs

With any online presence, if you're consistent with sharing, sooner or later you'll also have a growing audience. It's then all too easy to fall into the trap of posting new content - whether that's words, images, videos, music or any combination - just to try to keep your that hungry monster (your lovely audience)… Continue reading How To Stop Making Photographs Just To Prove You Haven’t Stopped Making Photographs

Writing With Feeling, Sharing With Soul

We recently talked about why blogging is alive and well. That said, for me the majority of blogs (especially those focusing largely on cameras and/or bicycles) tend to be very much focused on the technical, statistical side, with reviews and the like. Or they just feature photographs that rarely transcend the ordinary. Amidst the mediocrity,… Continue reading Writing With Feeling, Sharing With Soul

The Perfect Number Of Cameras To Own Is..

Going from one camera to over 51 in a couple years, and now currently back down to about ten, with much relief I've finally discovered the formula for the perfect number (PN) of cameras to own. PN = n + 1 (where n is the number of cameras you currently own) Now having read first… Continue reading The Perfect Number Of Cameras To Own Is..