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

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

Photography Goals – How To Not Set Any But Achieve What You Wanted Anyway

Yesterday by accident I came across a post I wrote back in early January about not making any photography goals for the new year, instead using an alternative approach called More or Less Lists. So I thought it would be useful to review what I did and how it’s worked so far. It turns out… Continue reading Photography Goals – How To Not Set Any But Achieve What You Wanted Anyway

The First Photograph I Was Proud Of…

Whilst I've been making photographs with intention for perhaps 12 years now, it took me a while to get to a place where I was proud of a photograph I'd made. This image from 2009 stands out in my memory as one that took my approach to a different level. Rather than just taking snaps… Continue reading The First Photograph I Was Proud Of…

Simplicity Feeds The Flow – In Praise Of Point And Shoot Cameras And Single Speed Bicycles

In my experiences with cameras over the last five or six years, I've discovered an inverse relationship with how many functions, features and buttons a camera has, and how much I've enjoyed using it. In other words, the simpler the set up, the more joy I've found. Once all the decisions about settings are out… Continue reading Simplicity Feeds The Flow – In Praise Of Point And Shoot Cameras And Single Speed Bicycles