Opinion

Ray Bradbury’s Sun and Shadow Shines a Light on Photographic Cultural Appropriation

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Ray Bradbury’s Sun and Shadow is a beautiful short story that examines photographic cultural appropriation. Synopsis and thoughts in today’s article.

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Leica’s New M6 and Solving the Film Photography Accessibility Problem

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Want to shoot film without spending a ton of money? Here’s one simple tip that will help you make that happen!

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It’s Okay to Like Cameras More Than You Like Photography

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James weighs in on the push/pull between those who love photography first and those who simply love cameras.

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Back to Basics with a Nikon F, 50mm f/2, and a roll of Tri-X

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Sometimes things feel complicated, our brains and shelves get cluttered. At these times, getting back to basics can add some clarity.

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Stop Trying To Turn Film Cameras Into Digital Cameras

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James offers an opinion on the recurring product launches that promise to turn your film camera into a digital camera.

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f/8 And Be There – the Unclear Origin of a Photographic Mantra and What It Really Means

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James explores the unclear origin of “f/8 and be there” and contemplates what the photographic mantra really means today.

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Print, Print, Print, Print, Print! Print Your Photos!

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James goes off on a real tangent. The short version – print your photographs and you’ll be a happier photographer.

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Yes, The Camera Matters

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James gets all introspective in this (admittedly self-indulgent) article about what really matters when we use the camera.

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Our Most Popular Posts of 2021 (and Thank You!)

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In 2021, more than 3 million of you visited my website. That’s wild! Thank you! Here are the most popular posts that we published in 2021.

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Worried About the Rising Cost of Film Photography? Here Are Some Ways to Cope

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Film prices have risen year on year, and they’re set to rise again in 2022. Here are five ways to cope with the rising cost of shooting film.

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Nikon Finally Wakes Up, Releases Juggernaut Z9

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Remember the days of the Nikon 1? It was just ten years ago, but also a lifetime. A literal lifetime as the mirrorless marketplace as we know it is only about 13 years old. It’s…

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What I Learned Shooting My Vacation on Film

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Some lessons are learned the easy way and some are a bit more painful. Here’s everything that I learned shooting my vacation on film.

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You Don’t Need to be Good at Photography

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Need to feel inspired? In today’s article, Juliet reminds us that you don’t need to be good at photography to enjoy photography.

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If a Lens Vignettes But Nobody Sees It, Did It Really Vignette?

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Matt Wright of Leica Lenses for Normal People vents his thoughts over the phenomenon of lens vignetting, and questions if it matters…

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