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Category Archives: Large Format Photography

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Choosing film for your large format camera.

Kingley Vale, Fuji 125mm NW, Tmax400 You’ve bought a camera. Sourced a lens and film holders, got hold of the accessories you need and now you are ready to buy some film and get shooting. […]

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My Top Tips For Large Format Film Processing.

I began processing my own large format film because I wanted to shoot more, and home processing drastically reduced my costs. Although I had a lot of experience processing film when I was younger, I […]

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

 Getting Started Large format cameras are very simple yet very powerful imaging devices. If you are organised and methodical, they are straightforward to use, and have many very useful controls that don’t exist on other […]

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Portrait Photographer Chichester – Artist’s Portrait.

  I took a short drive up to Compton to shoot with Rachel at her studio. Originally we were scheduled to work in the morning. However, an ominous weather forecast and threats of strong winds […]

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Family Photography with a View Camera.

Family photography with a view camera is challenging. You don’t get many chances to get it right and you depend wholly on the complete co-operation of your sitters.  These are my tips for a perfect […]

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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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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 Step by Step Guide to Using your Large Format Camera for the First Time.

  Learning how to use a large format camera can seem a bit daunting if you are used to using a DSLR. There is no automation, and the camera is literally little more than a […]

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