'And maybe that is why film cameras are 'cool'. Because they demonstrate that their owners are actually attempting to create something using their knowledge, their experience and above all their vision of the world around us, from somebody who has a point of view.Read More
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.
'If you are a full time stock photographer then riches and fame will elude you. A life of anonymity awaits and you have to get used to the fact that your blandest images will sell the most and much of the time you won't even get a credit for your images that are buried underneath a pile of poorly written text in some junk mail brochure that people consign to the recycling bin as quickly as possible.'Read More
'I’m rapidly coming to the conclusion that it’s not what I thought it would be. I imagine I’m not alone in thinking that because of the attachment to a smartphone and the size and weight, that it might be perceived as some kind of shoot and run, ‘street photography,’ social media servicing type device with the benefit of a larger sensor and better lenses. But I’m coming to the conclusion that it’s not that at all, but something quite different.'Read More
'Above are some of the stock video clips I've been shooting on various cameras edited together.(see - https://www.soundimageplus.com/soundimageplus/2015/4/17/stock-video-clips-dust-off-the-tripods)Some comments:-'Read More
'Much as I'm fascinated by camera technology and can appreciate just what a camera like the Sony A7 Mk II can do, I was actually more impatient to see how my 'new' Voigtlander Nokton 58mm F/1.4 SL-II N performed on my Leica T. So yesterday I had a wander around the grounds of a stately home with that lens and my Voigtlander 20mm f3.5 Nikon Fit Color-Skopar fitted via my Novoflex adapter.'Read More
'I thought I'd slip in a post few will read about the Leica T (Typ 701) and an old manual focus lens designed for 35mm film cameras. This may be peripheral to what goes on in the rest of the photographic internet, but for me this is what mirrorless interchangeable lens photography is all about. 'Read More