Since the beginning of the pandemic, I started shooting film next to digital photographs. I wanted to become a better photographer and as there were no more music events (I am a photographer in the music scene), I felt it was the right time to take on this analogue challenge. After about 10 rolls of […]
Just before COVID-19 hit Australasia, I was a student starting a 3-month overseas internship in Hamilton, New Zealand. Being 8,500 km away from home, I had dragged along most of my photography gear along with me, 7 rolls of film included. What I didn’t realize then was that those 3 months would be reduced to […]
The Nikon Nikkor-S 55mm f/1.2 is a lens I always wished for but never had a chance to have before this particular specimen appeared. Most of the ones I’d previously come across were too expensive for me but this one had the right balance of price and scratches. Given the fact it would be yet […]
It’s not often I shoot 35mm film these days despite a drawer full of film and twenty-plus 35mm cameras to chose from. However, on a whim, I picked up the Nikon FM2n over the weekend and noticed it had a partially exposed roll of film in. It was also fitted with a Nikon AF 28-70mm […]
6 months without getting the film camera out was finally over – between work, study and small children, my hobbies had taken a back seat.
The Kayen and the Kayah. Two groups of people who live in the south-east of Myanmar, formally known as Burma. Living in the rich mountainous landscapes full of teak and minerals, together with many other subgroups they are named the Karenni… It feels like time has stood still in this part of the world. A […]
This is my ever-changing long-term photo essay about Israel and the Palestinian territories. A place so complex and beautiful at the same time. It isn’t always easy or straightforward to put into words but I have done my best to paint
The second day of sunshine… What bliss… It has been dark and grey for a couple of weeks. A huge contrast to the nice and warm temperatures of southern Vietnam where I had been.
Disclaimer: Unlike most film reviews that have comparison shots of the same subject, taken under different settings and exposure values, this review will feature a set of photos that show the film’s capability to perform under different lighting conditions.
Aside from the fact these photos were taken in the streets, they stray far from traditional street photography.