Film Photography On A Shoestring

There are still many myths around how much it costs to get set up with film photography. I want to shoot a few more down. A while back I wrote about how to start start film photography for £27. Based on at least two of the three rolls of film I've just got back from the… Continue reading Film Photography On A Shoestring

Advertisements

The Three Faces of Expired Film Photography

"Using expired film is risky, foolish and virtually always ends in disappointing, unappealing photographs, so why bother?" This might be the kind of advice you hear from some quarters, but it's certainly not been my experience, very far from it. In fact, over the last three or four years, I'd estimate over 80% of the… Continue reading The Three Faces of Expired Film Photography

The Resurrection Of Razor Ric(oh)

The trouble with 80s plastic fantastic compacts is once the electronics die, they're fit for nothing but the dustbin. Right?  That's what I thought until a recent and simple DIY experiment opened my eyes to the wonders of just one little compact that's been given life after death and is thriving gloriously. It started when, wanting… Continue reading The Resurrection Of Razor Ric(oh)

Expired Emulsions – Ferrania Solaris 200

The first post in this Expired Emulsions series introduced some of the reasons why I love using expired film, and how I use it. One of my favourites is Ferrania Solaris 200 FG Plus. When I first got into film photography in mid 2012, my early film purchases were Fuji Superia 200 and 400, bought from… Continue reading Expired Emulsions – Ferrania Solaris 200