The Soot and Whitewash Film Photography Podcast

The Soot and Whitewash Film Photography Podcast

Avatar
By Neil Piper
Soot and Whitewash is an 'as and when' podcast, in which I discuss my thoughts about anything analogue & film photography related. Drop me a recording in the anchor app or email me - sootandwhitewash@gmail.com
Episode 35 - More Walking The Line
In this short check in I'm out and about wandering the railway line again looking for interesting things to point a pinhole at. To be honest, I reckon its mostly gibberish... ------------------------------- As always please feel free to drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in if you’d like to get your voice out on the show! You can do this either through the anchor app or email me a voice recording.  Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com  Thanks for taking the time to listen!  Intro/outro music is:  "RetroFuture Clean" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
19:50
May 23, 2019
Episode 34 - Pinhole Day 2019
In todays show I meet up with Andrew Bartram, Jimmy Hickford and Wendy Chapman in (the real) Boston for a Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day walk.   There's an 'interview' in a cafe with us all and the usual ramblings from me.   ------------------------------- Andrew Bartram - @warboyssnapper / @warboyssnapper_pinholes Jimmy Hickford - @jimmyshootsfilm Wendy Chapman - @wendychapman51 I would also like to pass on my deepest of condolences to the family, friends, and absolutely anybody who is affected by the tragic untimely passing of Karl Havens, fantastic photographer and co-host of the classic lenses podcast.  I tried to vocalise this at the end of the show, but I'm really no good at that. ------------------------------- As always please feel free to drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in if you’d like to get your voice out on the show! You can do this either through the anchor app or email me a voice recording.  Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com Thanks for taking the time to listen!  Intro/outro music is:  "RetroFuture Clean" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
22:56
April 29, 2019
Episode 33 - An Interview With James Russell Cant
In honour of World Wide Pinhole Photography Day being today (at release, obviously...although it would be awesome if it was everyday...!) this episode I have a short chat with one of my former tutors, James Russell Cant.  We have a chat about his body of work 'The Decisive and Other Moments', the reasons for him making it and the techniques used to create it.  -------------------------------   James' work can be found at http://www.jamesrussellcant.com  -------------------------------  As always please feel free to drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in if you’d like to get your voice out on the show! You can do this either through the anchor app or email me a voice recording.  Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com Thanks for taking the time to listen!  Intro/outro music is:  "RetroFuture Clean" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0  License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
44:09
April 28, 2019
Episode 32 - Out and About Making Some New Work
Today I'm taking a leaf out of Matt 'Box of Cameras' Melchers' book and recording a show whilst I'm out and about.  I talk a bit about some new work that I've started making for my final MA project, the equipment I'm using and why, and what's in my camera bag today. ------------------------------- As always please feel free to drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in if you’d like to get your voice out on the show! You can do this either through the anchor app or email me a voice recording. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com Thanks for taking the time to listen! Oh, and I'm trying some new intro/outro music which is: "RetroFuture Clean" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
19:17
April 25, 2019
Episode 31 - Cyanotypes
A quick walk through my Cyanotype printing process.   ------------------------------ Wet Plate Supplies - http://www.wetplatesupplies.com  UK Boston Pinhole meetup - https://www.photowalk.me/photowalk/wwpd-boston-uk  -------------------------------  Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app.  Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com 
28:26
April 16, 2019
Episode 30 - Define 'True...'
Some further info... ...yeah...info... ---------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com 
07:19
April 1, 2019
Episode 29 - The Rumours are True...
I’ve been messaged a few times recently regarding some news that I, and many of your other podcast favourites have done our best to keep quiet. We all feel now is the time to let the cat out of the preverbal bag.  Have a listen, read the release at the link below, and let us know your thoughts.  Love to you all. Press Release:  www.neilpiper.com/sootandwhitewash
12:06
March 31, 2019
Episode 28 - The Sunny 16/35mmc meetup!
A check in show I recorded before and after a fantastic trip to the Sunny 16 / 35mmc meet-up, at the photography show in Birmingham.   -------------------------------  Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app.  Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash  www.neilpiper.com 
34:22
March 18, 2019
Episode 27 - The Andrew Bartram Show...
In this episode I talk about the alternative process work I've been having a go at this past couple of weeks, shout out a couple of cool companies, try and rally the troops for the last time before the Photography Show meet up next week and mention Andrew Bartram (hey Andrew) way too much - enjoy! ------------------------------- Wet Plate Supplies - http://www.wetplatesupplies.com The Caffenol Cookbook - http://www.caffenol-cookbook.com Morco - https://www.morco.uk.com Large Format Photography Podcast - https://www.facebook.com/groups/2296599290564807/?epa=SEARCH_BOX UK Boston Pinhole meetup - https://www.photowalk.me/photowalk/wwpd-boston-uk The Photography Show meet up - https://www.photowalk.me/photowalk/sunny-16-35mmc-photography-show-mega-analogue-meetup The Photography Show - https://www.photographyshow.com Experimental Photography: A Handbook of Techniques - https://www.thamesandhudsonusa.com/books/experimental-photography-a-handbook-of-techniques-hardcover ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com 
21:49
March 9, 2019
Episode 26 - Massive Dev
In this show I waffle on about a site and an app that I know I use an awful lot - yet I never hear anybody else really talk about! Also a reminder about the Sunny 16 & 35mmc Photography Show Mega Analogue Meetup thats coming up in March ...and I think I may have asked Alex Purcell if he'd like a guest hosting job...without mentioning it to him beforehand...?! ------------------------------- https://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php https://www.digitaltruth.com/apps/mdc/ https://www.photowalk.me/photowalk/sunny-16-35mmc-photography-show-mega-analogue-meetup Alex Purcell - @grainyblur on instagram ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com 
28:29
February 17, 2019
Episode 25 - Meet Dr Zorkinstein...
In this episode I have a chat with fantastic photographer and camera builder Alex Purcell about his 35mm Zorki 4 pinhole conversion, favourite cameras, homemade cameras and his Intrepid 4x5 MK3 ------------------------------- Alex - @grainyblur on Instagram Alex mentioned Roger Lean carrying out repairs on most Russian cameras.  Roger has no online presence but can be contacted on 0208 881 5208 (UK) James Guerin and his Reality So Subtle cameras and pinholes can be found at https://aupremierplan.fr Intrepid 4x5 MK3 - https://intrepidcamera.co.uk/products/intrepid-camera ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com 
1:51:19
January 20, 2019
Episode 24 - Hello 2019...
In this episode of the show I talk through what I was lucky enough to receive in my Emulsive Secret Santa gift, I talk about a new piece of kit that I bought myself and why, and I tell all about what I learned about 'new' Poundland film. ------------------------------- Amanda Gordon - @amanda1812a - Instagram                                   @amanda1812 - Twitter Flights of Fancy Pinhole Camera - https://www.dottyhippo.co.uk/pinhole-camera-kit/ Solarcan - https://solarcan.co.uk                      @thesolarcan - Instagram & Twitter Manfrotto NX CSC backpack -  https://www.manfrotto.co.uk/nx-csc-camera-drone-backpack-grey Alex Yates - @pinholister - Instagram                        @The_Old_Penfold - Twitter Joe Baker - @evilchutney - Instagram & Twitter Andrew Bartram - @warboyssnapper - Instagram & Twitter ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com 
31:47
January 4, 2019
Episode 23 - Prints, Presents and Plugs...
In this episode I talk (gibberish) about a newly acquired Pentax MZ-30 and a Kershaw projector, and I shout out a few awesome people who have sent me cool stuff in the mail over the last couple of weeks. I quickly review an awesome new book, and help Graeme from Sunny 16 spread the word of the 2018 Sunnies awards to my half a dozen listeners... 😃 ------------------------------- Michal Tekel - https://www.instagram.com/tekelphoto/ - www.tekelphoto.com Svein Olaf Humberset - https://www.instagram.com/humbersetfoto/ - www.humbersetfoto.com Viewfinder Vikings Podcast - https://anchor.fm/s/6e345a8/podcast/rss Pelayo Fernandez - https://500px.com/sinextrorsum?fbclid=IwAR1-LEk50C5hu5j026gzZd-DshuBbYZaKkYfiimD7Qg7tntsv-jCn31BqHM Sunny 16 Podcast Sunnies 2018 - https://sunny16podcast.com/the-sunnies/ Retro Cameras by John Wade - https://thamesandhudson.com/retro-cameras-9780500544907 Thank you all for listening to the show these past few months. Have a great holiday period, and I look forward to talking to you all again in 2019. 😃 ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
48:44
December 21, 2018
Episode 22 - New Stuff to Help With Your Home Film Processing
In this show I talk about two new 'products' to help with your home film developing...the Kanton DX35 and the Develophead. ------------------------------- Kanton DX35 Processing system - http://www.thomasjmueller.de/kanton/ Develophead on PetaPixel - https://petapixel.com/2018/08/03/develophead-is-an-auto-agitation-cap-for-film-development-tanks/ Develophead on GitHub - https://github.com/pablo-zarate/develophead ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
24:20
December 7, 2018
Episode 21 - The Poor Mans Mju II...
In this episode of Soot and Whitewash I talk about an APS compact camera, and give an update on the future of the show. ------------------------------- Negative Solutions - http://www.negative-solutions.com ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
27:08
November 30, 2018
Episode 20 - What The Film is the Deal With Studying Photography on Black Friday...?!
In this show I talk about new podcast WTF - What The Film! I answer an email from Jason Manriquez regarding studying photography in the UK, and I point listeners towards two Black Friday deals that have hit my inbox this week. ------------------------------- WTF What The Film podcast - https://anchor.fm/whatthefilm Jason Manriquez - @thismightyperil on instagram Polaroid Originals - https://eu.polaroidoriginals.com Analogue Wonderland - https://analoguewonderland.co.uk Oh...and apologies for the show title...I really couldn't think of anything vaguely sensible this week... ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
37:03
November 23, 2018
Episode 19 - Two Cameras and Some News...!
In this show I get back to a normal pace and duration...! I cover the Escura Hand Powered Instant Camera and the new offering from Polaroid Originals. Also I waffle at length about my news regarding my Student Ambassadorship with Analogue Wonderland. Escura - https://www.escura-camera.com Polaroid Originals - https://uk.polaroidoriginals.com Analogue Wonderland - https://analoguewonderland.co.uk ------------------------------- Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
32:37
November 16, 2018
Episode 18 - Mike G is in da House...
Mike Gutterman from the Negative Positives podcast joins me for my first interview. Amongst many things we talked about the making of and intentions of him recordings own show, shooting slow ISO film, Ilford vs Kodak, rebranded film emulsions, cheap vs expensive films, Buttergrip camera grips, APS (of course) and answer a bunch of great questions from the guys on the -/+ facebook group. Strap yourselves in cause its a long one...! Negative Positives Podcast - https://anchor.fm/s/137afcc/podcast/rss Mike Gutterman - @guttermanphoto Negative Positives - @negativepositives Buttergrip - @buttergrip Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
1:55:40
November 9, 2018
Episode 17 - Disposable / Reloadable?
In this episode I tear down a disposable camera that I took with me on holiday a while back to see if it is possible to reload it with fresh film. *This is an episode I recorded a good few weeks ago - recording opportunities this week have been rather non existent...! As usual, feel free to drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
13:41
November 2, 2018
Episode 16 - Of Course You Can Darkroom Print!
In this episode I talk you through the stuff I've used to make my darkroom, in the hope that I can inspire some of you to take the jump into printing your work. John Gregory's A Light In The Dark podcast - https://anchor.fm/s/70e651c/podcast/rss Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
32:26
October 26, 2018
Episode 15 - The Mamiya 4B and an Horrendous Cold
In this episode I talk you through the beautiful 35mm Mamiya 4B rangefinder , and try to spread the word of Shellie Wall, a local to me photographer trying to help the families of unwell children. All whilst sounding like I have a clothes peg on my nose and my fingers in my ears... Shellie Wall - https://shelliewallphotography.co.uk -and her Just Giving page - https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/sunshineandrainbowschildren Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
19:17
October 19, 2018
Episode 14 - Some More Digital Un-necessities...
In this show I talk about the new Film 35 digital adaptor kickstarter campaign, low temperature c41 processing some 30 year old Kodak 2483 E4 film, a HUGE thank you that like an idiot I missed from last weeks show, a couple of follow up pinhole points to last weeks pinhole show and a print and an email from Daniel Novak. Mark Prestage - @a_life_lived Andrew Bartram - @warboyssnapper Dan Novac - @danielnovakphoto Film 35 - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1374923168/film-35-innovative-photography-experience/description Eric Renner book - https://ericrennerphoto.com/artwork/1592073_Pinhole_Photography_From_Historic.html The Lensless Podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-lensless-podcast/id1361245677?mt=2
31:34
October 12, 2018
Episode 13 - A Pinhole-y Type Show...
In this episode I try and explain the basics of pinhole photography and how to start yourself, I wax lyrical about Kodak 2483 film again, the Film Stock Swap by ben at hipshootfilm and a correction about the Minolta Riva Panorama... ...oh, and my Reality SO Subtle 6X6F has shown up...! - Bruce Fisher - @kernow_filmphotography on instagram - Mark Prestage - @a_life_lived on instagram - Ben - @hipshootfilm - Film Stock Swap - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPvcUhvV4UL0GDftNHOpUskr7_V0FoXs05vS_SQAYXNPXgrA/viewform - Todd Schlemmer's Schlaboratory - https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/Schlaboratory - James Guerin and Reality So Subtle - https://aupremierplan.fr Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
35:45
October 5, 2018
Episode 12 - Studying, Prints, and Some Expired Kodak 2483...
In this episode I address call ins from Robert Brown and Mike Gutterman, explain how I got into photography and film, experiences with teaching photography and studying photography, and I talk about a little experiment I've been trying with some very expired Kodak 2483 35mm gifted to me from Mark Prestage. - Mike Gutterman - @guttermanphoto - Robert Brown - @rbbimages - Mark Prestage - @a_life_lived - Matt Melcher - @box_of_cameras - Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
25:09
September 28, 2018
Episode 11 - It's Back, & I'm Back - See What I Did There...
In this episode - Kodak Ektachrome is finally released, and the 'I'm Back' digital back for your 35mm analogue camera. - Ektachrome - www.kodak.com/GB/en/motion/Products/Production/ektachrome/default.htm Im Back - http://imback.eu/home/ Drop me an email at sootandwhitewash@gmail.com or send me a call in with the Anchor app. Instagram - @neil_piper and @sootandwhitewash www.neilpiper.com
16:37
September 25, 2018
Episode 10 - The Minolta Riva Panorama
In this episode I address some interactions from listeners, try out some new recording technology, and discuss the Minolta Riva Panorama 35mm camera.
25:14
September 20, 2018
Episode 9 - Prints
Making prints for friends! Another covert Post Office trip recording - there is some silence towards the end of this show...please feel free to skip through that...!
16:00
September 13, 2018
Episode 8 - The Exa Ia
In todays episode I have a little chat about one of my favourite, and at the same time most hated 35mm cameras - the Exa Ia.
30:28
September 10, 2018
Episode 7.5 - The New Polaroid Originals App
This episode has a little look at the app that accompanies the new Bluetooth enabled Polaroid One Step Plus camera, that we heard about in episode 7. I also give a quick update on the distribution of the Soot and Whitewash podcast.
14:04
September 4, 2018
Episode 7 - A Camera, A Magazine, and Xmas 2018...!
This episode sees me have a chat about the new Polaroid Originals One Step Plus - a camera that I neither own or have much of an interest in owning, a little chat about the new Emulsive Secret Santa 2018 news and Analog Forever Magazine.
21:46
September 3, 2018
Episode 6 - Black and White Home Processing
In todays episode I need to pass out a few words of thanks to some cool people, I get my first call in to the show, and I walk through my black and white home processing setup - kit required, chemicals and processes.
37:26
August 29, 2018
Episode 5 - Dear Andrew...
Dear Andrew Bartram...this podcast is just for you mate.
06:05
August 21, 2018
Episode 4 - Holiday Packing!
I'm on holiday, so I thought i'd have a little look in my camera bag, and talk you through what cameras, film and gear i've brought along.
21:57
August 15, 2018
Episode 3 - A Walk Through My Home C41 Developing Process
In this episode I talk my way through my home C41 developing process - including the chemicals and eqipment required - in the hope that I can show you guys that its really quite easy to do it yourself. -Apologies for the low level audio...!
19:28
August 11, 2018
Episode 2 - Step Up To Medium Format: The Ensign Singlo
A little look at the 1920s Ensign Singlo folding camera, and a little chat about using these types of cameras as an entry into the world of medium format film photography.
14:52
August 4, 2018
Episode 1 - A Quick Look At the Pixl-Latr
I bluff my way through my first 'proper' podcast and give a real a quick review of Hamish Gills Pixl-Latr.
12:57
August 1, 2018
Episode 0 - Oh Dear God What The Hell am I Doing...?!
A very first attempt at rambling through a podcast. Just a little about myself and what I shoot.
05:20
July 29, 2018
Make your own podcast for free with Anchor!

Like what you see? Try making your own podcast for free with Anchor.