Why I appreciate film photographers

Why I appreciate film photographers… by Alex Jackson-Smith A guest post for the weekend. Alex Jackson-Smith discusses how the internet has changed the way photography is perceived, and the arguements that have followed over the digital vs film debate. An interesting piece that is certain to lead to its own discussion. Why I appreciate film […]

Mastering manual focus

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Mastering manual focus

Mastering manual focus by Lukasz from EYExploreTokyo Have you ever cursed your camera for missing that special moment in the streets? Do you ever struggle to get the subject quickly in focus before the fleeting moment is lost forever in the aether? Well then why not try manual focus? Below is a brief guide to […]

Scanning film with a digital camera

Scanning film with a digital camera – by Adrien Saint-Pierre Today we have a guest article on how to scan your film negatives with a digital camera. Cutting out the need for a flatbed scanner and making use of what many photographers have at home. Adrien Saint-Pierre takes us through the process in this excellent […]

Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR

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Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR

Camera Review: Greetings from the GDR Today we have a great guest review of a camera that often gets overlooked. Patryk Burchard talks to us about the Praktica MTL5B. A fantastic piece of German photographic history, which you can pick up for a song. Check it out. What will happen if we take German photographic […]

Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo

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Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo

Hunting For Photo Books In Tokyo For a long time I have wanted to get a guide to the bookstores in Tokyo, as I get tons of people asking me where to go. But I am kept so busy hunting for cameras that I rarely have time to hunt for books. Fortunately Andrea Taurisano has […]

Symptoms of GAS (Part I) My Story By Dan K

Symptoms of GAS (Part I) My Story By Dan K Dan K addresses an issue that affects us all at some point in our photographic journey. GAS can be a terrible affliction for some and a joy for others. I have to say I have got through the worst of my GAS, but then my […]

Learning To Edit From Your Favourite Movies

Learning To Edit From Your Favourite Movies by Jeronimo Hill A very interesting piece on how your favourite movies can help you to get the most out of your editing. Jeronimo shares his experiences in how his favourite movies have influenced his editing style. I was recently watching a documentary on cinematography titled “Light and […]

Getting The Best Image Out Of A Toy Camera

Getting The Best Image Out Of A Toy Camera by Dan K Not a peep from Dan K in months, and then there is a flood of great articles.¬†This time a few thoughts on Toy Cameras and how you can make the most of their limitations. Check it out. Most toy cameras are very simple […]

Selecting Your Back-To-Film Camera by Dan K

Selecting Your Back-To-Film Camera by Dan K Some of our readers may be considering returning to film after many years of shooting digital. Others may know of a friend who is considering trying it out and wondering what camera to buy. There are countless film cameras available and your choice will have a significant impact […]

Six Tips For Photographing Models In The Studio

Six Tips For Photographing Models In The Studio, By Ray Rapkerg In this guest article, Ray Rapkerg discusses using large format film cameras in the studio to shoot models, and how you can make the most of your time and energy. Shooting large format isn’t the easiest at the best of times, but these tips […]