Traditionally I have avoided the point and shoot class of camera because I wanted to be able to make my own exposure decisions. I either shoot Manual, or in Aperture Priority modes with one finger on the exposure compensation button. Most of my cameras date from the 20th century and most of those are entirely manual. In […]
127 format film is reasonably rare these days, and fairly expensive. In this article, I outline my process (and examples) of respooling normal 35mm film onto 127 and 120 format backing paper. I am still reusing backing paper from three rolls of Efke 100 I bought back in 2008 (although I have picked up a […]
I desire to shoot large format. So far, it’s a photographic journey that I’ve not managed to start, unless you count homemade Foamcore pinhole cameras. But I’m getting closer. I will be an LF photographer one day. One day soon. Maybe even a ULF shooter. But until then, I make LF negatives by printing digital files onto […]
I cannot believe that it was 2018 when I wrote the first two parts  of this series of articles documenting my conversion of a 1940s-era Agfa Agifold 6×6 medium format camera to shoot pinhole photography. The time has flown by. Granted, we have had a year of exceptional circumstances. A global pandemic and a […]
Back in July, I walked you through the initial build for my Agipinfold, an Agifold 6×6 camera converted to pinhole. It’s time for part two.
The pinhole is still held on with blue tack…..
My Pinhole work has been fun of late.
In the summer of 2017 I decided that I needed a new pinhole camera.
Having a Wife that is also a Ceramicist was handy the day I decided to build my own pinhole camera.
What was not so handy was having ILFORD chemicals that were two years out of date and a box of