Please be aware that some subjects and depictions in this story may be uncomfortable reading. I make no apology for that, but please go into this with your eyes open.
Kodak T-MAX 100 is undoubtedly the film I prefer after Tri-X 400 but despite this T-Grain appreciation, I have never been able to fully appreciate T-MAX 400.
If you boil a potato long enough; it will become soft. Boil an egg long enough and it will become hard.
Every time we pick up our cameras we probably take them for granted.
Hello, my name is Anil Mistry. I love messing with both film and digital cameras and I shoot lots of street portraits.
Today’s rant is something that I’ve been trying to formulate for a while, it came to a head whilst I was walking around Saltaire with my girlfriend.
This article isn’t on photography per se, it’s about cameras, it’s about our cameras.
Portrait photography is something I’ve always enjoyed exploring, and I think the main reason for that is because as the photographer you can project so much of yourself when shooting people.
My first film camera was a Mamiya c330 system TLR.
Teaching and learning are not bounded by institutions with classrooms. But the classroom should not be underestimated, either.
With photography, we are in an unfamiliar space.
I am no stranger to self-doubt. In fact, it feels as if I’ve stumbled through most of my life–save for my late teens when most of us think we know everything–with self-doubt at my side.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, Leonardo Da Vinci
Minimalism of any form requires a degree of discipline…
The discipline required is to recognize what is essential and is superfluous. So it is with minimalist photography.
We’re incredibly proud to bring you the first in what will hopefully be a new series of articles focused on providing a more educational look at certain aspects of film photography.
One Saturday in mid-October 2015 I decided to take a walk over to my preferred film lab and put some freshly developed black and white negatives in for scanning.
UPDATE: This article is in sever need of an update.
A quick note to readers
I’m not talking to you.
I wrote this (de)motivational diatribe to myself a year or so ago whilst in a bit of a photographic funk.