Tag: documentary-photography

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC

Camera Geekery: MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC Miyazaki san must belong to the 1% of people that are short sleepers. He’s at it again and has been a busy bee, churning out another niche lens: the MS Optics Sonnetar 1.5/73 FMC. Per usual he has sent us first a sample to see what this bad boy […]

Film News: Photoklassik International Kickstarter

Film News: Photoklassik International Kickstarter In case you didn’t know, PhotoKlassik magazine is an extremely popular print magazine in Germany. Now they have decided to branch out with an international edition. And they need our help. I’ve had the pleasure of working with the PhotoKlassik crew, for a while now, so it was exciting for […]

At the Wim of Words: Photography vs. Faux-tography

At the Wim of Words: Photography vs. Faux-tography My oh my. The renowned film director and photographer Wim Wenders recently took a breather from his Polaroids exhibition to opine on the state of photography in this short interview with the BBC. “I do believe that everybody’s a photographer. We’re all taking billions of pictures, so […]

In your bag No: 1596 – Andreas Kirschner

In your bag No: 1596 – Andreas Kirschner Andreas shares his lovely crossover bag. See, film and digital happily working together. Not that hard, is it? My name is Andreas Kirschner and I live in the north of Germany. I grew up with photography as my parents ran a shop and lab selling cameras, film […]

Get Featured: Mario Zorzi

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Get Featured: Mario Zorzi

Get Featured: Mario Zorzi Mario shares with us an intimately poignant project that is both haunting and humbling. Don’t nobody go nowhere. Hello, my name is Mario Zorzi and I come from Verona, Italy. I share with you this project with which I am trying to document my father’s disease. The title, “nelle mani del Padre” […]

Paranoid Android: Street photography in 2017

Paranoid Android: Street photography in 2017 「おい!何やってんだよォ!」translates as “Hey, what are you doing?” but tone trumps words in Japanese, so it was more like a “what the f**k do you think you’re doing!?” This was lovingly shouted into my left ear by a bystander after snapping a photo of a boy in a school uniform […]

Get Featured: Daniel Fredholm

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Get Featured: Daniel Fredholm

Get Featured: Daniel Fredholm Daniel got back into photography after having kids, and ran with it. Now he shares with us his work after a trip to Rome. My name is Daniel Fredholm. I am a great fan of the Japan Camera Hunter website. This is my first attempt to Get Featured. I started out […]

In your bag No: 1513 – Chang Liu

In your bag No: 1513 – Chang Liu Chang inspires envy with a couple beautiful Japanese classics. This is Chang Liu, based in Sydney Australia, Architecture is my usually game, but when I got some free time- which doesn’t come easy these days, I shoot photos. I shoot both digital and film, one is result chasing, the […]

Family photos pulled from Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters

Family photos pulled from Hurricane Harvey’s floodwaters After the horrific devastation of the Hurricanes in the USA, it is heartwarming to see a story of saving memories that were very nearly lost. By Michael C. Duke Record-smashing rainfall brought by Hurricane Harvey flooded tens of thousands of homes across the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast, […]

In your bag No: 1508 – Alex Miller

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In your bag No: 1508 – Alex Miller

In your bag No: 1508 – Alex Miller Alex rocks some serious gear in his tote bag. That X-pan is to die for. Check it out. My name is Alex Miller, I’m from Perth, Western Australia – long time reader and avid follower of JCH, I’m just dropping a line about a couple of things.  […]