Around seven years ago in 2012, I was shooting predominantly 35mm film. I greatly enjoyed using the cameras, but much of the surrounding processes and equipment I found frustrating to the point it was spoiling my overall pleasure in photography. This started a journey to simplification, and over the following years, I evolved to where… Continue reading Seven Steps To Simplification – My Seven Year Photographic Journey
As a keen reader of photography blogs - and of course a photographer and blogger myself - I'm curious about how many photographs per post is the optimum. Some share just one photo per post. With a very short post that can be purely the photograph with no text, or the photograph plus a few… Continue reading How Many Photographs Should We Share In One Blog Post?
So, as WordPress has just reminded me, 35hunter has just passed its 36 month birthday. I'm always keen to share what works and what doesn't, so here, based on my experiences with 35hunter, and the other blogs I've been writing since around 2004, here are 36 tips to help you begin (and continue!) your own blog.… Continue reading 36 Tips For Blogging Beginners
As I recall, the first M42 lens I owned was a Takumar 55/1.8, a lens that has remained in my core arsenal in some form ever since. The second addition was something I stumbled across in a random junk box at a camera fair. It was battered, with worn paint in many places, and when… Continue reading Humble Yet Heavenly – The Helios-44-2
I can’t recall the last time I left the house without my phone. As it has a very competent camera on board, this means I haven’t left home without a capable camera for longer than I can remember. Surely this fact, combined with my passion for photography, must mean that every journey I make is… Continue reading How Deliberate Is Your Photography?