Opinion

Josh is Grumpy About Scanning Film

1800 1013 Josh Solomon

Josh has been scanning film for ten years and he’s just about had enough. Maybe a rant, maybe a cry for help. Poor guy.

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Breaking Rules with Cinestill 800 T in Daylight

1800 1013 Aidan Bell

Aidan shoots Cinestill 800T in the daylight, and finds an interesting look from this tungsten-balanced high speed film.

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Choosing a DSLR in the Era of the Mirrorless Camera

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Oliver chose a DSLR. In the year 2020. According to most, this is madness. But here’s his argument for the DSLR in the era of the mirrorless camera.

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Leveling Up with a Linhof Technika 4×5 Film Camera

1800 1013 Drew Chambers

Drew explores the “level up cuture” of photography through his journey to (and then away from) large format photography with a Linhof 4×5 film camera.

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As Olympus Exits the Camera Business, Let’s Look at Our Favorite Olympus Articles

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Olympus has quit the camera business. In fond rememberance, we look back at our favorite Olympus articles of the past six years.

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Why Take Pictures? Answering the Existential Crisis of the Photography Hobbyist

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James explores the existential crisis of the in-a-rut hobbyist photographer – what’s the point of making pictures anyway?

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Wabi-Sabi of Photography and Why I Stopped Chasing Perfection

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James contemplates Wabi-sabi, the Japanese concept of beauty in imperfection, and how discovery of this concept has changed the way he photographs.

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Quarantined? Here Are Five Photography Projects You Can Do From Home!

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James is sick and quarantined at home. Here are five photography-related projects for when we’re all stuck in the house. Stay healthy, have fun!

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How I Got Into Large Format Film Photography and How You Can Too

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A friend of the site tells us how he got into large format film photography, and lays a path for you to take your first steps, too.

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My Hunt for the Surprisingly Elusive “Leica M of SLRs”

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James muses over his search for the perfect camera, what he calls the “Leica M of SLRs.”

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We Should All Be Shooting Dorky AF SLRs and Here’s Why

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Save money, save time, and improve your photography shooting one of these unpopular, ugly and amazingly capable autofocus film SLR cameras.

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Four Lessons Learned Through the Photography of Jazz Bassist Milt Hinton

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Josh, Casual Photophile’s resident photo nerd and pro musician, explores the personally inspirational work of jazz bassist and photographer Milt Hinton.

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Choosing Your Kid’s First Camera

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If you’re a parent and a photo geek, you should buy your kid a camera. Here are some of the best cameras for kids of various age groups as chosen by our writers.

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Touring the Kodak Factory with a Nikon Z7 and a Kodak Ektra

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James takes a tour of the Kodak campus in Rochester, New York, and shoots it with the brand new Nikon Z7 and an ancient Kodak Ektra film camera.

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