All the latest news and info on shooting street photography with film. Black and white and color negatives with tips and tricks plus inpsiring stories to help you get the most out of your analog photography journey.
Analog photography has seen a resurgence in recent years as a whole new generation of street photographers discover the joy of shooting and processing their own negatives. Film is not dead!
Beginner guides tell you what to do if you’re just starting out plus expert advice that can help seasoned pros get to the next level! Everything from how to roll your own cassettes to save a ton of money to the best apps for timing your development in the darkroom. From scanning negatives to guides to help you properly expose your shots. We’ve got you covered!
There are interviews with famous photographers who still shoot analog and they talk about what it’s important to preserve this beautiful medium. Plus galleries and book reviews featuring some of the best film street photography anywhere on the planet.
If you’re into shooting film then this is the place to be!
The film photography world is all a-twitter about the new Leica M6 2022 edition and I love the idea of Leica bringing back the iconic M6. But does this “new” camera live up to the hype? Or is it just an MP in M6 clothing? Hit the jump to watch the video!
The New Leica M6 – Hot Or Not?Read More »
The film photography revival is going strong but these pictures don’t just magically appear out of thin air! Eventually you need to develop your film so I put together this step-by-step guide to process black and white negatives at home. It’s easier than you might think! Hit the jump to watch the video!
How To Develop Black And White Film At Home!Read More »
The Leica Summicron 35mm ASPH. is a legendary street photography lens but it’s nearly four times the price of similar lenses from Voigtlander or Zeiss. Why would anyone pay that much for a Cron? Hit the jump for my unboxing and first impressions video!
Why I Got A Leica Summicron 35mm For My Film Photography Project!Read More »
I decided to go cold turkey with digital and shoot nothing but film for the next year. You can shoot film with any old camera you might find in a thrift shop. But I’ve wanted a Leica MP for years so I decided to splurge a little bit. Hit the jump for my unboxing and first impressions video!
Leica MP Unboxing And First Impressions – I’m Going Back To Film!Read More »
Trent Parke’s Minutes To Midnight is one of the most beautiful black and white photo books ever published and is considered a must-have by street and documentary photographers alike. Trent talks about spending 2 years on the road in Australia as he shot the images for the book and ultimately created the life of his son, Jem. Hit the jump to watch the video!
Video: Trent Parke On Making Minutes To MidnightRead More »
Remember? When I swore off digital photography and said I was only going to shoot film from now on? It turns out that there were things I took for granted with digital photography that I just couldn’t live without. Hit the jump to find out what made me decide to go back to digital after all!
10 Reasons I Switched From Film Back To Digital PhotographyRead More »
It’s been a long time coming but I’ve finally made the switch back to film photography. Digital is very promising with a bright future but in the end I was won over by the little light-tight cartidges packed with 64.5 inches of silver halides waiting to be kissed by the light. Hit the jump to read the top 10 reasons I made the switch!
10 Reasons I Switched From Digital To Film PhotographyRead More »
It looked like the end for Kodak when they filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2012. But a small group of employees refused to give up the fight and are using Kodak’s many patents and innovative research to create new technology and compete in new markets. It’s a bittersweet nod to end of an era as restructured Kodak struggles to stay alive. Hit the jump to watch the video.
Video: There’s Life After Film For KodakRead More »
I was contacted by Vice Magazine and asked if I’d like to answer some questions on the film vs digital debate. Of course, I said yes! The full interview is now live on vice.com and I have a few more ideas on the subject after the jump!
StreetShootr Interviewed By Vice Magazine On Film Vs DigitalRead More »
What would you shoot if you had the last roll of film in the world? 4 Tokyo photographers took that challenge and hit the streets armed only with a Hasselblad and one roll of film. With only 12 exposures the pressure was on! Hit the jump for the video.
4 TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHERS HIT THE STREET WITH ONLY ONE ROLL OF FILMRead More »