This is a follow up to my original article on the Kodak Instamatic 500 and my passion for the (rather underloved) 126 Instamatic format. There are loads of great “square format” point and shoot cameras out there, if only
Ever since starting to shoot film again after a longish foray into the digital world, I have been looking for a replacement for my beloved Kodak Technical Pan, which was discontinued at the turn of the millennium.
I’m not sure if it’s a sign of having too many cameras or failing memory, but I recently slid open the ruby film window of my Nettar and saw there was a film in there that I had no
Most of my photo output is from digital cameras, although I have an abiding love for film. I recently bought some 35mm and medium format cameras online.
I’ve known today’s interviewee online for a few years now, and even had the pleasure of meeting her back in 2018*.
Some of my classic cameras remind me of the fascinating history of photography. Recently I wanted to see if I could make instant prints with my Speed Graphic press camera.
We all do things as photographers from time to time that make us look back and think “What was I thinking?”.
In January I was on a road trip with the family to see the stunning sunflowers in
It’s time for the shortlist for March 2019’s #FP4Party, the last one of the year.
“Do you remember when we first met? I thought I had wandered into a dream.”
I have always loved that quote from The Lord of the Rings.
On the 15th of July 2016, a group of fifteen people from Europe and the United Kingdom, started a joint project on Facebook’s Colour Film Photography Group, the idea was that we would send one camera to all the
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
The F2 was Nikon’s mechanical, manual flagship camera of the 1970s.
Upon the anniversary of my 50th year on this chunk of dirt, my wife took me to Costa Rica.
At a recent darkroom group meeting I was pleased to receive four rolls of 120 Kodak Verichrome Pan.
I continue to carry film cameras long after the world has gone digital. We had a darkroom when I was growing up and I learned to develop film and print photos when I was about 10.
I want to spread the idea that a photographic enlarger is fundamentally a very simple thing.
I’m Sam, physics and astronomy student and amateur photographer. I started shooting seriously when I bought a Bronica from the charity shop I was volunteering at four years ago.
A while ago I was involved in a Twitter conversation about what scene from a movie you wish you could have shot yourself, or wish you could replicate.
As a bit of a make-up episode for the shambles that was a poorly considered “April Fools” joke, Hamish and I talk about bad April Fools Day jokes (naturally), responsibility, respect of creative ownership, trolling and burned shoulder of
I had never pushed film before but upon my arrival on a recent trip to Dublin, Ireland I thought I would try my luck with some old-fashioned analog night photography.