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
In recent years I've simplified my photography, not least of all in how I process photographs I make. In the past I shot RAW with a DSLR and processed using custom presets in LightRoom. This became too time consuming and complex, and I evolved to using Hipstamatic, with an iPhone and iPad. The Hipstamatic approach… Continue reading How To Post Process Your Photographs Before You Even Release The Shutter
Always one to notice and indeed seek out patterns, I've found significant similarities with the small collection of cameras I've come to settle on, after years of exploring hundreds. Here are the main ones - - They're digital. - They use a CCD sensor, between 6 and 10MP. - They were made between 2003 and… Continue reading The Glorious Golden Age Of The Digital Camera
Whilst film photography has a tangible cost to every frame - and one that ultimately became too high for me to justify a couple of years back - digital photography can seem like it's virtually free. After the initial costs of the camera (which I've shown can be merely a few pounds and less than… Continue reading How To Improve Your Photography With A Secret Memory Card Trick
Last year my One Month One Camera (OMOC) project worked very well, so in 2020 I plan to shoot with just one camera every month of the year. First up for January, following on from my happy reunion with my Lumix LX3 in December, another Lumix that I've had a while but not yet used,… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – Jan 2020 (I) – Special FX?