Pushing and Pulling

This post sets out my understanding of push/pull largely as a way of making sense of it for myself. Sources of confusion One source of confusion stems from the fact that the words 'push' and 'pull' are used inconsistently. Many (most?) film photographers do not print their pictures, choosing rather to scan their negatives. The … Continue reading Pushing and Pulling

35mm Photography

An approach to 35mm photography that delivers what I want from it ... One film/developer combination or many? I'm very much a one film/one developer photographer, more or less. I say 'more or less' because I realise that there isn't one optimal combination of film/developer/ technique that will adequately cover all the bases, and since … Continue reading 35mm Photography

Looking towards 2023

Looking towards 2023, with some changes afoot ... One measure of wisdom is the recognition that starting again is a necessary step if progress is to be made. The Japanese Arts best understand a multi-layered notion of 'ikkyo' - a constant search for the beginning, or put differently, 'beginners mind'. We return to the beginning … Continue reading Looking towards 2023