Tag Archives: Film

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How I got the shot – Kingley Vale

Kingley Vale is a place I have always thought would have a stunning picture in it. Amazing though it is, it is a difficult place to photograph. Even searching online, it’s very noticable how there […]

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Portrait -How I got the Shot – Analogue Studio Photography – Mell

  Lighting Can Make or Break a Portrait This might look like a relatively straightforward shot, but it is trickier than most people think to get a well made portrait out of a large format […]

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Film Camera Review – Minolta Autocord TLR

I bought my Minolta Autocord on something of a whim. I had been searching for a ‘walkaround’ film camera for a while. Compact cameras were where I started, with the Olympus XA and MjuII, which […]

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Shooting Large Format Portraits On Location – A Hands-On Guide.

  I have been shooting large format portraits in my personal work for the last five years. This is partly for aesthetic reasons, and partly to give myself a break from digital photography when I […]

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Beginners Guide for Shooting Portraits on 4×5 Film.

    I love shooting portraits on sheet film. They have a lovely smooth tonality and uncanny depth to them. A classic style that makes anyone look fantastic.   Large format cameras can seem intimidating […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Large Format Film Camera.

Part One: Getting Started Large format cameras are often thought of as difficult to operate, but there is nothing impossible about using them. If you are organised and methodical they are straightforward, if not exactly […]

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Personal Project – Large Format Portrait Photography

¬†I have been working on a personal portrait¬† project for the past six months, shooting people in the vintage scene. I find the vintage scene intriguing, it reminds me of the rock-a-billy revival of the […]

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