!@#$ you, film!

!@#$ Film, I’m Going Digital

I’m a little grumpy, and I let it get to me this weekend. I had a roll of film I’d apparently over-stuffed when I loaded it and it…

Lunch Break! – Light Meter, New Lens, Lots of Film

It’s past time for another Lunch Break! I’ve got a few things to get chatty about while I eat, and I know it’s been a while since the…

Embrace the Grain

Embrace the Grain??

Photographers that shoot film talk about Grain. We love grain, especially in black and white photos. Digital shooters tend to like grain when it’s buttery-smooth at ISO12800. I’m…

смена сймбол

Made in the USSR – смена сймбол (Smena Symbol)

This interesting little beauty, the Smena Symbol, was produced in the USSR in the 80s. It’s part Bakelite, part metal, and unfortunately in parts now in my office….

5 Ways to Ditch Watermarks

I can’t take it anymore. I tried for a week to hang in a local photography group on Facebook, but the blatant eye-rape by watermarks was damaging my…

Camera Review - Lomography Lomo'Instant

Camera Review – Lomo’Instant

As you might have already read, I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of Instant film photography. It’s expensive, and the results are so unpredictable I can’t justify the…

This is NOT a good system

This is NOT a System!

Back in 2015, I  put some of my favorite photos in the Delta Fair Photography Contest. I didn’t win, but it was cool getting my work on display….

Don’t Shoot - 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

Book Review – Don’t Shoot – 66 Reasons NOT to Become a Professional Photographer

“Sorry I’m late. I got caught in traffic on the way in here when that whole ‘I’m-going-to-be-doing-this-for-the-rest-of-my-life’ thing reared its ugly head..” Mrs. Puff It occasionally rears its ugly…

Zenza Bronica ETRS

Camera Review – Zenza Bronica ETRS

A a few weeks ago I ordered a box of Fujifilm Velvia 100 to use in my new Holga. This was part of a more grand scheme to…

Inb42018 – Goodbye 2017!

Another great year has gone by and as I look forward to a new year, I thought I’d go over some of the fun things that happened over…