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How to choose a film for portrait, street and landscape work


This is one of those perennial questions that seems to pop up in my inbox very regularly, and I suppose it is a valid one, too. For how is one to choose a film for a specific task from the … Continue reading

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A few shots of my trip to London!


These shots were taken using one of the simplest film cameras around, the Olympus Trip 35. But bear in mind these have all been scanned onto this blog, so they are nothing like the real prints I have myself….all the … Continue reading

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Just checking…..


I just popped into another camera shop here in Vancouver and posed the question….Do you sell film? The young guy at the Source store looked at me askance, and said no, we don’t…but you can try so and so store, … Continue reading

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The ultimate guide to black and white films!


You know how it is; you’ve decided to take up film photography despite your partner blaring out the cost of film these days and then, when you pop down to your local photo shop or surf the web for some … Continue reading

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My favourite black & white Ilford films


In the world of film photography, the Ilford name is one synonymous with the very highest quality. Over the years, I have been a loyal user of virtually the whole range of Ilford films, and over time, have come to … Continue reading

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