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Film photography in 2018: Why

There is now a generation of photographers, who have never used an analogue film camera in their life. Even some of us older ones have used digital cameras longer than we have used film. Due to the rapid procession of digital camera technology surely the analogue film format is now totally obsolete? Well, it’s true that professional photographers these days prefer the digital format because it’s faster, easier to work with and after the initial investment, cheaper. But as an art form, film photography... continue reading

A 1.8 35mm Lens Changed My Life

For many years I used an 18-200mm Nikon zoom lens on my Nikon DX DSLR. While the results were acceptable I received more refusals from Photo Stock Libraries than I expected due to lack of sharp focus. I just assumed this DX lens was sharp but then I read an article saying it was not.So I purchased a Nikon DX 1.8 35mm fixed lens for just a few hundred dollars and what a difference! All my shots are super sharp and my refusals have reduced to almost zero.It does mean I have had to change my... continue reading

Don't Throw Away Your Film Camera

Recently I have been scanning some old negatives from 1988 and have discovered quite a few nice photos.With film going out of style the temptation is to sell the old film camera for a song or even give it away.I tried that with an Olympus XA but found that that camera is not marketable unless it is in perfect condition.It is increasingly difficult to find batteries that work in old cameras such as the Olympus XA and Konica TC Autoreflex.Sometimes I have to use my Canon A640 to act as a light... continue reading

What's behind the nickname?

Many people ask me what's behind my nickname - 36Clicks.There are three answers, actually. A couple of years ago, I decided to start my own company at the age of 36. Didn't keep that promise to myself, as I gave myself a year's head start.The second reason resides on nostalgia; after 36 Clicks, the spool of film is full. Of course, this doesn't apply to Digital or Medium format cameras, let alone to the old 24 exposure 35mm film, but still - I like it.Last, as a company, the name 36Clicks... continue reading

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