Gear & Technique


Preventing Film Wasting In Large Format Photography

Published October 7, 2015 in Gear & Technique

A method to majorly reduce the chance of ruining sheet film by mixing up a large format film cassette




For The Soused Photographer: TLR Camera Flasks

Published September 2, 2010 in Gear & Technique

A look at some vintage flasks designed to look like twin lens reflex cameras.


Mamiya RB67: Street Photography Monster Camera

Published June 26, 2010 in Gear & Technique

Thoughts about using the very large Mamiya RB67 camera for hand-held street photography.


Night Photography Tips - Volume I

Published December 20, 2009 in Gear & Technique

A list of five practical tips for night photographers.


Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) Street Shooting

Published October 15, 2009 in Gear & Technique

Some thoughts about using old fashioned twin lens reflex cameras for contemporary street shooting.


The Influence of Large Format Press Cameras

Published October 10, 2009 in Gear & Technique

Although they have been obsolete for some time, does the large format press camera still have influence over people?


The Burke & James 4x5 Press, Endorsed by Weegee

Published October 4, 2009 in Gear & Technique

Reproduction of the Burke & James Press Camera user manual, and some useful tips about freelancing by Weegee the Famous.




The Secret to Loading 35mm Film for Development.

Published April 11, 2009 in Gear & Technique

Simple tip to help you load 35mm film like a rockstar.


Scanning Film - Fighting Against Curled Film

Published February 26, 2009 in Gear & Technique

How to scan curled negatives flat using a glass insert, and packing peanuts.


DIY Softrelease Safety

Published January 20, 2008 in Gear & Technique

Cheap method to prevent accidental frames from being shot while using a soft release.