film photography

Monthly Photo Challenge for November 2019 – Shoot Your Best Macro Photo

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November 2019’s monthly photo challenge – shoot your best macro photo. In this article, we tell you what you’ll need and how to make a great macro shot.

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Five Lessons I’ve Learned in Five Years of Shooting a Different Camera Every Week

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I’ve shot a different camera every couple of days for the past five years. This comes with a unique set of delights and disappointments, surprises and frustrations (for every Contax T there’s a Kodak VR35;…

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What I Learned from a Weekend Doing Everything Wrong (Photographically)

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Before we get too far in, and to ensure that we feel the full impact of my idiotic failings of the past weekend, it’s important to really make clear all the things at which I…

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Featured Photophile No. 011 – Noah Smith

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Featured Photophile, our recurring segment showcasing talented amateur photographers is back with more photo inspiration for you. Today we’re spotlighting a shooter whose photos made me stop and think about the importance of composition and framing.…

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Five Slightly-Less-Famous Photographers You Should Know About

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You know those famous photographers everyone’s always squawking about? Bresson, Ansel Adams, Daidō Moriyama, uh… Eric Kim? Well this isn’t about them. They’re covered ad nauseam and we know you’re tired of hearing the same old.…

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Japan Camera Hunter Street Pan 400 – Six Months In

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It’s been more than six months since Bellamy Hunt (a.k.a. Japan Camera Hunter) brought a new black-and-white film stock to market, and while snide comments about Bellamy’s motives have popped up here and there, it appears that the film…

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Featured Photophile No. 003 – La Fille Renne, France

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We’re back and spotlighting another excellent, non-professional shooter in our latest Featured Photophile. I can’t remember where I first came across the photos made by La Fille Renne, the nom de guerre of a young photo geek…

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Artisan Origin Leather Camera Straps – Product Spotlight

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A few months ago I was contacted by an enterprising photographer, Myron Hensel of Artisan Origin, regarding the possibility of carrying his line of leather camera straps in our shop. I was initially hesitant owing…

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Kodak BW400CN – Film Profile

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We’re back with another film profile to help you decide which film is right for you. In the past we’ve profiled two Kodak films that are still being produced today; the smooth-as-silk Kodak Ektar 100, and the invitingly…

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