Getting Started-What Equipment Do You Need? If you have just bought your first large format camera taking those first steps towards making images can be… Read More »A Beginner’s Guide to the Large Format Film Camera.
Can you buy a usable, reliable camera for the price of three rolls of film? 90’s film SLR’s are an anomaly in the brave new… Read More »A Cheap Film Camera for Beginners? Canon EOS 50E Review
If you are looking to buy a first lens for your new 4×5 large format camera, you are probably going start with a standard lens.… Read More »The Standard Lens. A Beginner’s Guide to Large Format Lenses for 4×5 – Part 2
One of the great advantages of large format photography is that you are not tied to a particular lens mount when choosing you lenses. Almost… Read More »Wide Angle Lenses. A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing Large Format Lenses – Part 1
I love TLRs. Currently I have five sitting on my shelf, the Yashica 635 is the newest addition, and I am always on the look… Read More »Yashica 635 Review. An affordable medium format option?
I love shooting film at weddings. Adding work from a vintage camera like a Rolleiflex or 4×5 camera makes the experience for the couple that… Read More »Shooting film at weddings. 6 Top Tips (if you are not a wedding photographer).
I have used information on the Large Format Forum homepage to help me with this article. This article is intended as a practical ‘how to’… Read More »How to make a Simple F Stop Calculator for Large Format Photography.
Lighting Can Make or Break a Portrait This might look like a relatively straightforward shot, but it is trickier than most people think to… Read More »Portrait -How I got the Shot – Analogue Studio Photography – Mell
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… Read More »Film Camera Review – Minolta Autocord TLR
I have been shooting large format portraits in my personal work for the last five years. This is partly for aesthetic reasons, and partly… Read More »Shooting Large Format Portraits On Location – A Hands-On Guide.
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… Read More »Beginners Guide for Shooting Portraits on 4×5 Film.