Taking a chip off the old creativity block

Writer’s block, creative slow-down, work paralysis – call it what you will but, as people who rely on a steady flow of...

Shooting 100-year-old black and white film: Primor B2 Panchromatisch – by...

"Where in god’s name did he find 100-year-old film?", you might be asking yourself. Well I recently went to Budapest, Hungary for...

The Honesty in Film Photography – by Simon King

After some recent discussions with my peers, I've started to feel that "honesty" is an underrated quality in many genres of photography....

Dream camera: My experiences buying a Nikon F6 from Japan Camera...

Everyone has a dream camera. I have...well, a dream team: a set of cameras designed to meet specific needs and moods, from the small to large formats.

Thinking in 28mm: Learning to love wide – by Timothy Roper

I’ve always been a little scared of the 28mm focal length (on 135 film/full frame digital). Although perhaps I should say, a little scared and intrigued by it.

Using a contact sheet to actively curate an image – by...

Contact sheets are an incredibly useful tool when it comes to reviewing and learning from your own approach to photography, and when curating a series of shots down to one final "keeper." I am an advocate of constant review

The 50th anniversary of a giant leap for mankind – Charys...

July 16th 1969 at 9:32am EDT, the crew of NASA's Apollo 11 mission began their historic journey to the moon and back atop the largest rocket system ever made, the Saturn V.

In defence of 35mm point and shoot cameras

Point and shoot film cameras are often looked down upon within the film community and you'll hear more than the occasional accusation of them being an accessory to "make you look trendy".

How to: Get over early hurdles in film photography

Film can be daunting for some, but I find it is worth the investment of time and money, as long as you understand exactly what your expectations are from the medium.

Why did it take me so long to start shooting Kodak...

There are a few reasons it's taken me so long to become comfortable with shooting Tri-X, and I thought it might be useful to share these, both so that I can understand my process more coherently (as with most

Fujifilm: put down your pitchforks, it’s survival of the fittest

Update 2019-06-10:Fujifilm announces a return to black and white photographic film production with brand new NEOPAN 100 ACROS II, available Autumn 2019. The film photography community is once again up in arms about Fujifilm's latest raft of price

I go to a top-tier research university, and I’m getting my...

You wouldn’t believe the number of weird looks I get when I tell people that I am getting my four-year degree in photography.

My black dog: depression and my photography – by Rob Davie

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.

Repulsion to attraction: my Kodak T-MAX 400 story so far

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.

Analog [dis?]ability: adapt, overcome and adjust – by Scott Hays

If you boil a potato long enough; it will become soft. Boil an egg long enough and it will become hard.

Analog [dis?]ability: photography as a tool for healing – by Scott...

Every time we pick up our cameras we probably take them for granted.

How To Shoot Street Portraits: A Practical Guide – by Anil...

Hello, my name is Anil Mistry. I love messing with both film and digital cameras and I shoot lots of street portraits.

Thought piece: Utopia is in the moment – by James Horrobin

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.

Thoughts: The life of a film camera; and all the lives...

This article isn't on photography per se, it's about cameras, it's about our cameras.

My take on: portrait photography by Clara Araujo

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.