35mm and the Nikon F3

written by: Ted Forbes

The Art of Photography Podcast, Episode 147: 35 mm and the Nikon F3 In this show we’ll cover 35mm again as I’d like to share my favorite 35mm camera, the Nikon F3. I’ve always had a soft spot for 35mm. It was introduced as an amateur format compared to 120 or 4×5 – the negative size is much smaller than other formats thus the resolution is lower. But what 35mm did was allow for a much more efficient and portable camera design. Photographers were suddenly able to take images that were previously impossible to make because of the size and Read more »

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Become a Better Photographer

written by: Ted Forbes

The Art of Photography Podcast, Episode 146: Become a Better Photographer This is a subject I like to revisit every once in a while. Getting Better is something we all strive for and we all have to actually learn how to do this if we want it to happen. Its not easy. Getting Better is subjective. Some days we feel like we are making progress and other days we beat ourselves up and don’t like anything we’ve made. That’s how creative things work. I think its important to learn how to measure improvement. Last year we talked about metrics on Read more »