Abandoned School, Ballarat – Digital vs Film Shootout

We wanted to know how a modern, mid-range DSLR would stack up against a 1990s era film point and shoot at the same location, shooting the same things. So, we took both cameras to an abandoned former school and orphanage in Ballarat to see how they'd go! The results are surprising!

Stop Shooting Backs and Focus on Faces

This is the sort of advice I wish I had been given years ago! Spending time developing your skills shooting faces, expressions and gestures while not wussing out shooting backs definitely makes better street photography. Your photographs are richer, more interesting and connect with your audience much better. This short guide will help you overcome the fear!

Street Photography in New York & DC, 2018

Early in the North American winter of 2018, I was lucky enough to spend a couple of weeks in NYC and Washington D.C. While there, I shot roughly twenty rolls of film mostly Kodak Portra 400, Fujifilm Superia 400 and Ilford HP5.

Random Roll #3 – Olympus OZ10 + Fuji 400H

I recently received a little known camera from Japan, the Olympus OZ10 point and shoot. Continuing my obsession with point and shoot film cameras I picked this little plastic fantastic up for the $AUD equivalent of a Red Bull and a meat pie. It’s little beauty and a true hidden gem of the Olympus compact line of the mid-1990s

One Day in NYC with the Contax TVS Digital

While in the US in January, 2017 I took the little and severely outdated Contax TVSd out for a wander around Midtown, Chelsea, Brooklyn and the Financial District. I pretty much just used it to snap some really touristy shots, pretty much just whatever I saw while walking about. As usual, the TVS was a… Continue reading One Day in NYC with the Contax TVS Digital

Melbourne’s 10 Best Street Photography Locations – CBD, A guided Tour

There are literally thousands of spots in Melbourne that the city's street photographers hit each and every day. But, it's a great start and hitting these locations once or twice on a trip will give you a pretty good taste of Melbourne's colourful characters, more than enough to get a few choice street shots.