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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Finding Joy Through Shedding Camera Gear

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With spring in the air, Jeb takes a look at his collection of camera gear and trims the fat with some motivation from Marie Kondo.

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On the Relationship Between Music and Photography

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A few of the CP writers (who also happen to be musicians) share their thoughts on the relationship between the two art forms.

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A Belated and Lukewarm Take on the Discontinuation of Fuji Pro 400H

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Now that the dust has settled, Jeb shares a few of his thoughts on the discontinuation of Fuji Pro 400H.

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