Should You Edit Your Film Scans?

Why is there so much mystery surrounding what happens to the digital scans of our negatives? The digital footprint of the modern film shooter is often never spoken about, JC explores his thoughts on what film shooters should be doing with their digitised negatives once they return from the lab.

Guest Post: Ja Lu St, Telling A Story

The old saying goes a picture tells a thousand words. Its hard to capture the full story in one photograph however some of the best images capture a hint of it. A photograph tells you a lot about the person who clicked the shutter.

Guest Post: Mikeyboards, Street photography with your dog

I reached out to someone I connected with on Instagram @mikeyboards. We connected over our shared obsession for taking photos of strangers on the streets, how awkward it can be and how we approach it.  He shares how he got started making photos on the streets of New York City with his dog, Baci.

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!

My Favourite Film Stocks

Since beginning my switch to film in mid-2017, I've tried a handful of different film stocks from budget to pro in a variety of cameras. This short list are my favourites to shoot street and any other kind of photography!

Why I’m struggling with the 35mm focal length

I’m really trying to use a 35mm lens for street and daily photography, but for some reason I’m finding it super difficult to adjust my style. Similarly, making the subtle adjustments to my eye for this new (for me) focal length having always shot 40-50-or-60mm lenses, depending on system and crop factor, is proving to… Continue reading Why I’m struggling with the 35mm focal length