Meet The Film Shooter — Kent Wang [Interview #02]

  In a few sentences or one, who is Kent Wang? I’m a freelance photographer based in Sydney (for now) but I spent most of my working life in the advertising world as a media planner. I switched lanes about three years ago when I decided that sitting at a desk 8 hours a day was not helping me fuel my creative drive. Now I’m proud to say that I click buttons for a living and I am probably at my desk for almost twice the amount of time now. Mamiya RB67, Kodak Tri-X 400; Stockton Sand Dunes — Photo...

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Interview With A Darkroom Technician — Stephen Frizza

We are incredibly excited to introduce our guest and friend on the blog today, Stephen Frizza! With 22 years of experience in the film industry, Stephen is a passionate and seasoned darkroom technician, and the co-founder of Sydney's Rewind Photo Lab.  With Sydney's COVID restrictions easing, we had the great pleasure of interviewing and photographing Stephen, discussing his life behind the darkroom and beyond. Read on below for an interview full of interesting stories and Stephen's insights from the past and of the future, you'll even catch a glimpse of Stephen's first ever photograph taken (at 7 years old!). Without further ado, let's get into it! _____________________________________    Who...

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First Roll With: Contax T2 By Chris Cielo

Gear: Contax T2 Film: Kodak Ultramax 400 Dev + Scan:  Shibui Film Location:  Gold Coast   My name is Chris Cielo AKA Hyoshifilm and I am based on the Gold Coast, Australia. I’ve been into photography for almost 10 years and have been shooting film for 2 years. I mainly do photography for fun and use it as a tool to release expression/thoughts and also to document the life around me.  I finally got my hands on the Contax T2 and boy did it exceed my expectations and also proved not to be only hype. I was very into the T2 based...

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Meet The Film Shooter — Jackie Yacoub [Interview #01]

Welcome to "Meet the Film Shooter"! A new series where we aim to connect and reconnect with all the wonderful people from our community (virtually, of course) during this strange time and get personal with the film shooter behind the lens! Today we are absolutely delighted to bring on our first guest for this series, Jackie Yacoub - the founder of Photographer's Anonymous Sydney, a Graphic Designer and a passionate film shooter since 2014. Read on below!   Who is Jackie Yacoub? I'm a graphic designer, originally from Melbourne, who moved to Sydney for my career as a designer. I love pineapple on pizza, enjoy grabbing...

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One Roll: 5 Tips For Shooting Kodak Gold 200

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Shooting film can get expensive, but when you are just starting out with film photography and still trying to get a hang of it all, consumer grade film stocks are a great go-to film for beginners because of their price point, availability and versatility.  Today we are shining the spotlight on one of our favourites - the Kodak Gold 200! We'll be sharing a bunch of sample images from our recent roll and also give our tips on how to make the most out of your roll when shooting with this film.  Taken straight from Kodak's official website - the Kodak Gold 200 35mm...

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Getting Started In Studio Photography — Interview with Daniel Francisco Robles

Shooting film in a studio setting can be intimidating to many, especially if you are just starting out. Over the week, we got to catch up with Daniel Robles, founder of Innkeeper Studios, to break down some of the FAQs about getting started in studio photography...on film! Read on below for some great insights by Daniel and more about the community-centred studio space he is currently building at the end of this post! Firstly, tell us a little about who you are and how did you get started with film photography? I’m a queer filipinx portrait photographer who focuses on doco and...

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