Should I Just Throw Those Old Film Negatives Away?

From about 2012-2017 I predominantly shot 35mm film. Over this time I had the film developed and scanned, uploaded the digital images to my archive, and tucked the original negatives away in a couple of large shoeboxes. Two shoeboxes that I haven't returned to since I shot my last roll of film three and a… Continue reading Should I Just Throw Those Old Film Negatives Away?

Film Photography – What First Attracted You?

My first experience of shooting film was with a Polaroid in the late 90s. My then partner and I were both interested in various creative exploits, and photography was something we wanted to try, but in a fun and instant way, without having to learn or invest too much. Back then, digital photography was very… Continue reading Film Photography – What First Attracted You?

The Last Roll Of Film

As you probably know, these days I enjoy making photographs with cameras from the golden age of the digital camera.  But from 2012-2017 I shot extensively on film too, mostly 35mm, but a fair amount of medium format with my Holga 120N too. The reasons I stopped shooting film in early 2017 are multiple.  Near… Continue reading The Last Roll Of Film

Film Photography Tips – Shoot Red!

One of the best tips I read when I was fully immersed in film photography was simply “shoot red”. The theory is that anything red looks pretty great when captured on colour film. And on the whole I found this to be very sound advice indeed. (Ironically, with digital, red is one of the hardest… Continue reading Film Photography Tips – Shoot Red!