I think a few people read my last article and assumed I was ditching film photography to pursue a digital path, but I can assure you this is not the case. If anything, I feel more invested in the analogue medium since using digital again – I don’t want the sterile detail of a 30-megapixel RAW file, I want film, with all of its inherent imperfections…I just expect those imperfections to be perfect. When I read this excellent Johnny Patience article […]
Gypo, sound engineer and owner of the Ballagroove Recording Studio, was uncharacteristically late, so we stood out in the rain and waited (I don’t know why we stood outside when we could have stayed in our dry cars?). I’d contacted Gypo the previous evening to confirm, he replied to say he was on the side of a hill, ‘slightly tipsy’, we assumed he’d been ‘slightly more than tipsy’ the night before and was still asleep. Or worse. He had, in […]
All images here were made using Nikonos III camera underwater camera and 35mm lens. Filmstock is Ilford HP5 400, pushed to 800, for black and white and Fuji Venus 800 (Superia 800) for colour.
Top to bottom – Olympus Mju II & Ilford HP5 (rated at 800) Pentax 67/105mm & Kodak Portra 400 (rated at 160) Nikon F100/50mm & Kodak Portra 400 Fuji Instax 300 & Instax Wide instant film FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK
I’ve neglected film photography over the last few weeks, not out of choice, it’s just that the type of work I’ve been doing has been better suited to digital. I have missed film though, so last week I went on a two-day film shooting binge – I put a couple of cheap Chinese Holgas and a load of film into my bag and shot everything that caught my eye. All the wide shots here were made on the Holga Pan […]
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