We are joined by the one and only Leyton Cleveley. In this issue, we look at the skill of darkroom printing.
This covers everything you need to help you get that image on to paper.
We discuss important areas like:
- why you should print
- why it will never disappear
- why printing will improve your photography
- some of the costs involved
Then, we move on to the functional parts like:
- what a darkroom is
- what basic equipment you will need
- what chemicals are required
- how long chemicals last
- what papers are needed
- how the process of printing works
- important tips (like consistency)
- advanced ways to increase your quality
You cannot understand how beautiful and rewarding this area of photography is until you try. So get in touch, come over and try it for yourself.
To find out more on Leyton - www.agfphotography.co.uk
In this new episode we talk about my new segment - news. We go through the latest happening in the photography world - both film and digital.
A new segment, depending on what's going on the world will denote the schedule. So it maybe weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Time will tell.
During this we discuss:
- latest mirrorless by Nikon and Canon
- large format cameras
- Phlogger's future
- Phlogger's holiday on film
- Development mistake
- Secret project
- upcoming interviewees
- Leyton + film
Lots more coming soon...
For episode 16 we interview Hanna and Michael from Revolog film.
Revolog offer 35mm films that have unique effects on the negative. From patterns, to lighting, stars and faded looks. What's more amazing is Hanna and Michael do this by hand together!
During this session learn about the start of the company at university to its current range of 12 films!
You will also:
- learn Hanna+Michael's concern about university
- understand why Michael should not touch microwaves
- how Revolog had to try lots of brands to use initially
- listen to why the f100 by Nikon is a great camera
- find out why everyone loves Ilford HP5 + Portra
- what a Nimslo 3d camera is
Hanna and Michael obliged with the fun questions, so listen to their fun answers now. You will hear why:
- why a young Michael has inside knowledge on the moon landing
- food is better than the mountains during the zombie apocalypse
Phlogger (analogue) presents
For episode 15 we delve in to the world of film again. Our special guest is Rachel from "The Sunny 16" podcast and owner of Little Vintage Photography.
She talks us through:
- how she set up the business
- some of the formats and cameras she uses
- scaling skyscapers for a recent job
- slide films
- the darkroom
- cyanotypes and photograms
- large format
- pin hole work
- cool analogue photography kickstarter projects
- why you should name your cameras
- and much more
We also discuss the merits of podcasting too, before we put Rachel through a few of the infamous "random questions".
Check out her website - http://www.littlevintagephotography.co.uk/
Check out the podcast - https://radiopublic.com/sunny-16-podcast-Wk14JQ
In the latest episode we have Paul McKay from Analogue Wonderland. They are a new and great place to buy many different brands of film (180 so far).
Paul tells us the background of the store, about some of the great brands they are working with. He describes some of the interesting characters who are hand making film too.
We discuss 35mm, medium format and large format, including some interesting kickstarter project like this - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/416154634/cameradactyl-4x5-field-camera
In this section Paul goes through the Phloggers "random questions" section too. You can find out why Analogue wonderland will be changing their insurance tomorrow (hint - King Kong).
Finally we discuss the future of film.
*** There is a unique 10% discount code contained within this podcast too, but you will have to listen to it to find it ***
Shop - https://analoguewonderland.co.uk/
Facebook feed - https://www.facebook.com/Analogue-Wonderland-226432394584478/
In our latest episode (13) we are joined with publisher Bob Patterson from Street Photography magazine.
Bob and the Phlogger discuss fundamental street photography questions like:
How you define street photography?
How do you shoot in quiet towns/cities?
Does film/digital matter?
What's going on with privacy?
Bob provides insightful information on the magazine, including some of the street photographers featured. He also discusses the origins of the magazine, where its been and what will happen in the future.
Finally Bob helps you all with some simple and practical "to do" steps for getting your work published. This includes suggestions for your first contact with a magazine/source.
As Bob would say, do "good compelling work". See you next time.
Check out the street magazine here - https://streetphotographymagazine.com/
Itunes - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id609384207?mt=8
Android - http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.zeen101.streetphotomag.app.android
We are joined by the lovely Safia Pixie, a young model from the UK.
In this episode we discuss how to find modelling work and how to stay safe. We cover deep subjects in life such as coping with stress and anxiety.
Learn about Safia's recent modelling trips and listen to her advice for any aspiring models.
We look back at previous shoots and learn about ourselves, what you want for the future and how to behave.
This podcast would suit anyone looking at modelling and photographers new to model shoots too.
Please do check out Safia's work on Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/safiapixie/
Safia's facebook page is - https://www.facebook.com/SafiaPixie/
To see her interview with the phlogger - https://phlogger.co.uk/interview-model-safia/
The phlogger presents the latest photography podcast. In this show we feature Stephen Rendall of Fez Photography. A renowned fashion photographer, ex-student and lecturer. Topics covered and discussed include:
How photography education differs to being self-taught.
Why you should look at work by Cartier-Bresson and David Bailey.
Find out why Fez has tried selling his kidney.
We discuss mirrorless vs DSLR.
Fez suggests about the future of photography education.
Please note I was suffering with a cold so I apologise for any coughing.
Stephen Rendall (aka Fez Photography) work can be found:
Instagram feed is https://www.instagram.com/fezphotography/
Twitter is https://twitter.com/Fez_Photography
In the latest phlogger presents, Flisher Photography and James Morris provide some useful advice. As experienced wedding photographers they guide us through some of the questions you might want to ask.
How do you cope with long days?
How do I practice?
What equipment do I need?
What about contracts?
What photos does a wedding photographer take?
How fast do I have to edit?
When should I go for it?
Between Luke and James they discuss these and many more questions in a fun and friendly manner. You will see how important experience is and how you can achieve this.
Luke Flisher (https://www.flisherphotography.co.uk/)
James Morris (https://www.facebook.com/Jamesmorrisphotography1989/?ref=br_rs)
Phlogger (cover art taken on medium format film camera)
The phlogger discusses the importance of pushing boundaries with photography. He provides examples of the emotional, fiscal and experiences that will enrich your life.
This is a discussion about creativity, social implications and the rewards. We gloss over technology in this podcast.
Different genres discussed include fashion, portrait, wedding and motorcycle photography.
The wedding blog from the podcast is here - https://phlogger.co.uk/survining-wedding-shoots/
The motorcycle event information is here - https://phlogger.co.uk/rear-seat-shooting/
The charity details are here - https://phlogger.co.uk/6-steps-to-prepare-for-a-charity-shoot/
The phlogger carries on his discussion with Leyton Cleveley. In this episode street photography is the main content, but with a mix of film too.
We talk about the roots of street photography and what it is. Of course we discuss the greats like Bruce Gilden, Diane Arbus and Ansel Adams too.
There is advice how to deal with conflict too.
Please check out Leyton's work at www.agfphotography.co.uk
Intro music by Paul Grant
The phlogger presents a discussion with Leyton Cleveley on the merits of film photography. Leyton is a very experienced film photographer and often found on Facebook film groups.
Leyton discusses "range finders", zone focusing and why printing is important.
Looking back at famous street photographers, we consider work by Garry Winogrand and John Free.
We discuss choosing your first film camera and the merits of shooting with Ilford Hp5 film. For those budget conscious Leyton recommends Forma film too.
Leyton also provides an overview of developing without a darkroom (with Paterson tanks) and options of using companies to develop for you. He also provides example chemicals to use and explains how many varieties there are.
Listen to this section for useful tips about shooting and how important patience is.
Please check out Leyton's work at www.agfphotography.co.uk
Intro music by Paul Grant
Finally we catch up with the one and only talented Jeni Lowe from Signature. A kind lady who loves nothing more than working with babies and wedding couples.
Part 1 - we find out about Jeni's roots in Lincolnshire and her passion for slippers. After looking back at the past we discuss the wedding photography field and how you separate yourself from competitors. Jeni tells us about her charity work and what she aims to achieve going forward.
Part 2 - Jeni discusses why crying is important for photography. Looking at her kit she explains what is important to her. We talk out about fitness and the health advantages.
Random questions - we test Jeni knowledge and humour here. She delights us with her calm and friendly answers. You learn how to eat a popular chocolate bar correctly. Listen out for advice on how to iron safely too!
Find out more about Jeni at http://signaturephotography.uk.com
For all the latest from us, check our website - https://phlogger.co.uk
In the latest episode of Phlogger presents, we interview Josh Maine. Josh is a UK model who is an endearing and intelligent young guy.
Part 1 - we look at Josh's roots from across the atlantic and discuss his travels.
Part 2 - in this section we discuss experience with photographers, modelling and the industry. We then move on to the future and find out what Josh has planned.
Part 3 - Finally we have some random questions for Josh.
It is worth pointing out, at no point was Josh aware of any of the questions and subject matter.
Find out more about his work on Instagram @joshmaine_95
** All credit for cover photo to Andrei Photography **
The latest episode of Phlogger presents. A chat and follow up with Jon, a great photographer and friend.
We discuss Jon's picture of my Bronica, family photography, stately homes, weddings, shooting techniques and much more.
To find out more about Jon, check out https://www.instagram.com/instinctive_photography/
Subscribe on your favourite podcast platform to keep up to date.
This chat is a follow up to the "walk with Flisher photography" blog article on my website. In this podcast we discuss street photography, a Nikon 28-70 and sigma pro lens, wedding photography, website hacking, analogue work, portraiture and more!
The phlogger presents a podcast about modelling. Today's guest was the lovely Billie Gregory who discussed an introduction to modelling. From starting up, posing, researching photographers to what you should not do. A great starting point for anyone considering this industry.
Hear the thoughts from both a photographer and model's point of view.