Six Ways To Enjoy A Year Of Photography For £1 A Month (Or Less)

I love cheap photography. As I've written about previously, a very capable, light and compact 35mm SLR (say a late Canon EOS) plus a quite lovely M42 lens (say a Takumar 55/2) might still give you change from £30 or even less. But buying and developing film is likely to cost £5 a roll minimum.… Continue reading Six Ways To Enjoy A Year Of Photography For £1 A Month (Or Less)

How I Photograph

A woodland, a graveyard, Where nature reclaims, Golden frames awaiting, Enticing, insisting, imploring My leading finger's interminably slow tender crush Upon my Comrade's cool crescent curve, And then, once more, The hounds break loose, Coming for us through the trees, A cataclysmic gathering of light, As fifteen billion photons rush recklessly Through seven mystically aligned… Continue reading How I Photograph

Random Revisited #2 – Defining A New Normal In Photography

Random Revisited is a series of posts where I use the WordPress random post generator to revisit a post in the 35hunter archives, then compare it with where I am now and see how my photography has evolved. You can see all Random Revisited posts so far here. This time around the random post is from… Continue reading Random Revisited #2 – Defining A New Normal In Photography

How To Give Yourself Permission To Become A Better Photographer

For much of our lives, it seems we're trained to not pursue something out of the ordinary unless we have someone else's permission. The permission of our parents, our teachers, our bosses, the leaders of our community and country, or just our peers. But ultimately, when it comes to pursuing what you love, there's only… Continue reading How To Give Yourself Permission To Become A Better Photographer

Photography, Religion, And The Blurred Edges In Between

So let's talk about religion. No, wait, come back! Before you run off shrieking at the thought of being preached to on what is predominantly a photography blog, let me explain. Ask me what religion I am, and my answer would be vague. I have fairly strong beliefs, but they don't necessarily fit in with… Continue reading Photography, Religion, And The Blurred Edges In Between