Darkroom Tutorials Photography Tutorials Making Darkroom Videos
Saturday, April 8th, 2017

making videos for YouTube and www.DarkroomDave.com

Gogarty's Bar, Dublin

Photography Tutorials Trip Planning
Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Trip planning in Ireland

St Peters Basilica and the River Tiber from the Umberto Bridge, Rome

Photography Tutorials City Photography
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Getting started with City Photography

Sekonic L-508

Photography Tutorials Using a Sekonic Spot Meter for Film Photography
Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Reliable metering with a hand-held spot meter.

Tower Bridge and London City Hall at Night

Photography Tutorials Night Photography
Thursday, April 10th, 2014

A few hints and tips to get you started with photography after dark.

Dave Butcher with Mamiya 7 on Gitzo tripod in a blizzard in Colorado

Photography Tutorials Landscapes in Black and White
Monday, March 24th, 2014

A few hints and tips I have picked up over 40 years or so of taking black and white landscapes using film cameras.


Photography Tutorials Film and Filters
Monday, March 24th, 2014

What to put in front of and behind the lens!

Mamiya 7

Photography Tutorials Camera Equipment for Hill and Mountain Photography
Monday, March 24th, 2014

What to take with you on your high-altitude expedition.


Photography Tutorials Depth of Field and Tripods
Monday, March 24th, 2014

For slower speeds you need support to avoid blur due to camera movement. Find out how.

Sekonic 2

Photography Tutorials Using Ilford SFX Infra-red Film
Monday, March 24th, 2014

As there are not many infra-red (IR) films available now, I describe here the use of Ilford SFX.