What Price Megapixels?

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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 …

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 …