The Many Faces Of Photography

In one form or another, photography's been a hobby of mine for around 15 years. I'd used cameras before then, but not for the specific and deliberate purpose of capturing compositions that I found interesting and beautiful. This intentional photography phase began around 2006 with my then cameraphone, a Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot K800i, though I'd… Continue reading The Many Faces Of Photography

How I Stopped Thinking About The Cost Of Film Photography

Back when I was predominantly shooting film, I was very conscious of the real cost of every frame. I'm not going to get into the minutiae of the numbers (yet), but even at its cheapest, every photowalk would end up costing me double figures (pounds). So of course with a tangible cost per shot, it… Continue reading How I Stopped Thinking About The Cost Of Film Photography

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?