The soundimageplus blog has been going since 2007 and to date has over 12 million page views. Written by David Taylor-Hughes, a professional stock photographer, it includes photographic articles dealing with a wide range of themes including film and digital photography.
'I bought these three film cameras, Nikon F65, Nikon F75 and Canon 500N in quick succession on ebay. They cost me £65 in total for all three. Which is strange because there is this film revival going on (supposedly). Also strange because theses cameras have autofocus, auto film wind and programme modes.Read More
'One of the things that first attracted me to m4/3 was the ability to use other lens ranges via adapters. And that continues to this day. I've built of a collection of mostly second hand lenses for Canon EF, Nikon F, Leica M and Leica R mounts. I also have a collection of adapters including speed boosters for the Nikon, Canon and Leica R sets.'Read More
'Firstly I would say, from my experience, unless you are a dedicated darkroom worker and your prime intention is to create prints, shooting on black on white film with a film camera is NOT the way to do it. If you enjoy developing film and printing it, then sure, it's a fine way to create images. It requires skill, but if you have the patience and expertise the results can be very appealing. But if like me your primary intention is to create digital files then there are problems.Read More
'The above image was taken on my Fuji 6x9 film Camera. Shot on Fuji Provia 100, 1/250th. at f/11. It was scanned at 3200 ppi. on an Epson V850 Pro Scanner, which produced a 703MB - 232MP file and at print resolution (300 dpi) it's file size is 64" x 43".'Read More
'One of the reasons I get so frustrated with the photographic internet is the ridiculous and pointless bickering about gear. And my posts often demonstrate my increasing frustration with the male dominate gadget worship that forgets what photography is all about.Read More
'Now advances in technology ARE welcome, but the exaggerated claims that go along with it are not. And as photographers we should surely be questioning what we see and apply that to what we use and the options we are now presented with.. Do we really need this technology overload? Does it make us better photographers? Do we create better photographs? Does it hinder us or help us?Read More
'It isn't really surprising that I have returned to film. Firstly since I've been scanning my archive ever since I 'went digital' and secondly, given half a chance I'll edit a digital camera or smartphone image in Snapseed to simulate a 'film look'.Read More