When digital cameras came out, people hailed it as a great revolution. You could now take thousands of holiday pictures and simply delete the ones you didn’t like. While this is certainly a bonus for some, it can encourage the photographer to be lazy about setting up the scene properly. My first “real” camera was […]Read more "Digital vs film photography"
That is, I wish I wasn’t a cretin when I was a child. I have an archive of hundreds of photos that I took as a child on various single-use cameras. I’ve scanned in the 6″x4″ prints over the past few weeks and they’ve come out as well as can be expected for grubby, well-handled […]Read more "I wish I wasn’t a cretin…"
Today my new 35mm scanner arrived – a Plustek OpticFilm 7200. The 7200 is the bottom of the OpticFilm range, but perfect for my needs. All of the scanners in the range have the same optical resolution, but some offer features such as iSRD infrared dust and scratch removal, or MultiExposure where the scanner makes […]Read more "Plustek OpticFilm 7200 35mm scanner"
Last week I was given a Canon 35mm SLR. I’ve already shot a roll of film to test out the camera and today I received the prints and a photo CD. Here are my favourite shots from the roll. The colours are nice, and the lens is nice. This indoor portrait of Hana is somewhat […]Read more "My first roll of film"