Hidden Gems of San Lorenzo
Restoration of photographic glass plates capturing life in the quaint village of San Lorenzo, Italy, circa 1900
Escape from East Berlin
The harrowing story as Erika and Helmut escape East Berlin with the Minox camera in this photo.
Nestled on the banks of the Fraser River is a very unique and picturesque little fishing village known as Finn Slough.
For many in the Emergency Services field, art is much more than a hobby or pastime! It's a life preserver!
Leica Freedom Train
This is a photo of a camera but not just any camera. This camera saved lives! A lot of lives!
7Artisans 35MM Lens Review
In mid October a lens arrived from 7Artisans. They had asked me to review their newest 35mm f2 lens for Leica M mount.
FlicFilm Black-White-Green Developer
FlicFilm has released a new developer with some interesting promises .. lets see what it's all about.
The Alexandra Lodge
Located on the old Trans Canada Highway through the magnificent Fraser Canyon of British Columbia sits the old Alexandra Lodge
Peek Into the Past Part 1
A mysterious roll of film is found in a Vancouver antique shop. Can the images be recovered? How old are they?
Peek into the Past - Part 2
How we were able to link the mysterious lost roll of Verichrome to the family almost 100 years later.
Mens shed is an organization that lets retired men maintain social connections with other men through woodworking in their local Mens Shed
Are we going to glow in the dark if we use vintage lenses. Many people shy away from old radioactive lenses. Are they really dangerous?
Amateur vs Pro
If you are a professional photographer, does that always mean you are better than someone who is "just an amateur"?
One of the many advantages of shooting with very old vintage cameras, is that they attract subjects for street portraits and so many great conversations.
Where Does The Memory Card Go
Hybrid photography is a term I coined to describe a unique blend of both film and digital photography. How does it work?
Social Media to Showcase your Work
Many photographers use social media options rather than having their own web site. Is this really wise?
The Journey Back
I started in film and walked away from photography for many years due to burnout. I came back in the new digital era but here I am shooting film again.
Lockdown (the Zine) is available
When the Covid lockdown hit in March 2020 a group of photographers entered into a "photo a day" challenge.
As Social Distancing became the order of the day, a group of photographers came together as part of a Daily Photo Challenge
Film Photographers Don't Edit
"Film photographers don't edit" really? Is there any truth in that statement?
Sharpness is a Bourgeois Concept
This statement was made decades ago by Henri Cartier Bresson. It's as relevant today as it was back then.
End on an Era
I've been a pilot for many years but this year brings a significant change.
Millennials and the Film Revival
We are seeing a surge of interest in film photography. It's being driven by the generation that grew up with computers.
It's ok to not go Pro!
Does being a professional automatically equate to a higher skill level?
Is Gear Important?
Can the right camera make you a great photographer?