Hiroji Kubota

Hiroji Kubota

mickyates Book, Documentary, Photo Book, Photography, Street photography 0 Comments

Just re-looking at the work of one of my favourite photographers, Hiroji Kubota. And his latest book (2015) is an inspiration. Kubota-san is THE ‘documentary photographer’s’ photographer 🙂   “I think everybody has a great drama to talk about. Everybody.” Kubota is meticulous, an insightful traveller, a story teller, and always respectful of his subjects.   The link is to …






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Kodak Portra & Plustek scanner

mickyates film, Kodak, Leica, Photography, Street photography 0 Comments

I love using Kodak Portra, as I find that the skin tones especially are very pleasing. I tend to use the 400ISO version, and shoot the film in several cameras. Recently, I finished a roll in my Leica M6, which can only be described as close to the perfect film camera. I shot using an Elmarit 28mm F/2.8, a lovely, sharp (and …