…or, forcing myself to take photos on large format film during a pandemic for an entire year. In 2021, I decided to give myself a photo challenge – to take one shot per week, on large format (4×5), for an entire year using. Though at times it certainly was a struggle, I’m happy to say […]
It’s mid-December 2020 and a bearded, touqued figure stands silently on the side of a frozen lake looking off towards the rising peak of a distant mountain as the sun begins to rise. A wooden camera stands atop a carbon fiber tripod waiting for the film holder to be slid home and its shutter to […]
Like several others who have shared their 5 Frames here, I started my exploration of photography before digital was an option. As a teenager, I shot mostly black and white 35mm film, which I developed and printed myself. Only later in the 1990s when I started shooting professionally did I experiment with color films. While […]
After my first exposure to working with large format sheet film in a DIY pinhole camera, I decided to explore this line of film photography a bit further.
My name is Montague, I was born in picturesque Basel, Switzerland but moved to Beijing in 2003, where I live and work as a director for film and advertising.