My Practice and Slide Film

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In the FMP, I will be re-looking at my photographic and other archives. Pretty much from the start of my photography, I used 35mm slide film. In the 1960s, 70s and 80s, that tended to be Agfa CT-18 or CT-21. When we moved to the USA in 1988, I switched to Ektachrome, usual 100. I worked my way from compact …

Old Dog, New Tricks

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I learnt photography shooting film, and quite often still use it today. I find it a restful, more mindful way of taking photographs. Years ago I had shot 120 film, in my simple Kodak, but I have never stepped towards Medium Format. Thanks to the MA (and especially Danny North), my interest in other formats has increased. Two weeks ago …