What Price Megapixels?

mickyatesContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek12, Photography, Practice 2 Comments

One of the benefits of doing this MA has been to encourage me to question all aspects of my practice. As a lifelong photographer, and a bit of a tech-nerd, I have collected quite a lot of camera equipment, almost all of which I still have. From quite an early age, I shot 35mm transparency film. My first ‘serious’ camera …

Old Dog, New Tricks

mickyatesContextualResearch, Critical Research Journal, Film, ICWeek12, Informing Contexts, Landscape, Photography, Practice, Street Leave a Comment

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 …