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?

These Three Photographs – Blue Skies

One of my ongoing series on 35hunter is These Three Photographs, where I revisit three photographs from my archives on a particular theme. Past episodes have been Cars, Rust and Nature Reclaims. This time around, blue skies. As much as I love digital these days, film does capture sky and clouds beautifully. This shot was… Continue reading These Three Photographs – Blue Skies

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

5 Deep And Lasting Benefits Of Film Photography (Even Though I Now Shoot 100% Digital)

A very brief recap of my photography adventures since I started shooting with intention around 2005, looks like this - 2005 - 2011 - Used phone cameras (mostly Sony) to learn how to compose and find my favourite subject matter. 2011 - 2012 - Shot intensively with my first "proper" camera, a Nikon Coolpix P300.… Continue reading 5 Deep And Lasting Benefits Of Film Photography (Even Though I Now Shoot 100% Digital)

Film Photography – The Joy Of Experiments And Alternative Treatments

Inspired by Lisa Marie's wonderful cyanotypes, I've been looking back over some of the film photography experiments and alternative treatments I've tried and enjoyed. Here are a few, a brief description of my approach, and a sample image or two for each. Redscale Put simply, the film is reversed so light hits the back of… Continue reading Film Photography – The Joy Of Experiments And Alternative Treatments