Cappuccino Girl

A single Image and the question of sharpness.

Recently, I have had had independent discussions around image sharpness and can consider an photo that is not pin sharp to be a good if not great image. Naturally I have brought out the big guns in the form of Henri Cartier-Bresson...

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Fork in the road

A review of a single image

n this short review, I am looking at a photo called “Fork in the road.” I want to discuss why I placed Ophelia at the point she stood, and the process of visualisation I used to get the shot...

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Ilford HP5

My Go-To Film

When we start or return, to film photography, we find ourselves trying different films until we find the one. For me, the Black and White film of choice is simple, it is Ilford HP5 Plus film...

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Rodinal and I

An old fashioned developer

I’ve been hanging out with a new friend. He is quite an old gent, been born around since the 1890s, but he is still managing to increase his standing in the analogue community despite his age. His name is Rodinal, and he and I are taking a journey together...

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Retropan 320 Soft

While being at odds with itself or sounding like vintage made to order, the title is the best way to describe this very unique film. Retropan 320 Soft is a modern film and one that need to explored....

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Agfa Optima Sensor Electronic

The Optima camera series was especially popular, given the small size, easy loading system and very simple functions...

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Another way of telling

ake the writing of John Berger and Jean Mohr, you have a series of essays that take the reader on a journey to learn another way of telling a visual story....

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Five Photos with Ilford Pan F

Ilford Pan F Plus is a film that seems to have an internet reputation of been a difficult film to use.  I take objection to such comments, as the film has been nothing but a joy to use....   

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Fujifilm Film Simulation

Recently, I was asked if I use the JPegs directly from my X100F. Was a photo I had posted was actually straight from camera or notRead more.... 

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Film Panic

Or what to do when your film breaks in-camera. It is not a situation that I find myself in often, but over the years I have had this happen to me a few times.....

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Pleasure and Sadness

When photographing the street, I look for photos that are of ordinary, everyday things. I love the genre, as it is a genuine record of how we live life....

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Portraits With Film

A lot of people have asked me about my work with film. It is the medium I started to use when I took up a course at school, and it is a medium I am now coming back to....

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Thoughts on my Olympus OM-1

For the last three years, I have owned a beautiful Olympus OM-1 in black. It is absolutely gorgeous, and I have ever since put 2 or 3 rolls of film through it a month...

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