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My first roll… Kodak Gold 200 in an Olympus OM20 (35mm format, EI 200, Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/1.4)

After around 12 years of digital photography, I stumbled across film. I found myself coming away from the high contrast triggering photos everyone seems to be creating on digital these days (including myself). I had moved from DSLRs to micro four thirds and still found myself striving for something more creative and challenging. For that, […]

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5 Frames… From a trip to the White Mountains on Kodak Gold 200 (35mm Format / EI 200 / Olympus XA2 + Olympus D.Zuiko 35mm f/3.5)

Over the weekend I went on a hike to the White Mountains in New Hampshire. We covered 10 miles and over 5000 feet in elevation that day and the views were absolutely stunning. This was the first color roll I shot with the Olympus XA2. I got this camera back in March before the lockdown […]

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5 Frames… Of everyday household objects in a tiny “Studio” on Fujifilm Superia Premium 400 (EI 400 / 35mm Format / Olympus OM-1N)

I don’t know about the rest of you but the COVID-19 lockdown pretty much took away my photography mojo for a while. I mean, when you are worried about the health of your family, friends and yourself, these things are going to take a back seat. What I found eventually once we settled into the […]

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Camera review: The Olympus XA, Downhill longboarding, Madeira Park and Agfa Vista Plus 200

“Of course they are..” I remember thinking to myself as I read the headline that Agfa Vista films were being discontinued. Why? Because it had just cemented its position as my go-to roll for weekend getaways. An almost perfect companion to the tiny must-pack-with-me Olympus XA that’s always in my pocket for casual trips. Best […]

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The role of film snapshots in my work

For a while now, my photography goal has been on capturing a more energetic, or emotionally resonating type of moment than my earlier style, which was a little more withdrawn, involving distant figures and light architecture. The shift to film allowed me to constantly concentrate on finding the next “worthy” scene to work, as opposed […]