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.

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!

Red Hot Australian Summer

This short project was shot over a few weekends at the famous and during the summer months often crowded Torquay Surf Beach. It examines this beautiful location's appeal to local, tourist and weekender alike through exposing the surf and sun culture mixed with documenting the crowds on the beach street style. It was shot entirely on a plastic fantastic Olympus 35mm point and shoot loaded with cheap Fujifilm Superia XTRA 400 film.

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 Melbourne with Zeiss 35mm ZM

I headed out into Melbourne's northern suburbs in the middle of a gloomy day to capture some of our lesser known and forgotten "industrial" areas. I took the train out to Coburg and then in Clifton Hill, two older areas of Melbourne. Both areas seem to have some hidden away and oddly ignored areas down… Continue reading One Day in Melbourne with Zeiss 35mm ZM

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While in the US in January, 2017 I took the little and severely outdated Contax TVSd out for a wander around Midtown, Chelsea, Brooklyn and the Financial District.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