The Film Photography Handbook Is Here!

The Film Photography Handbook (written by Chris Marquardt and Monika Andrae) is now available as an ebook. The print version will follow soon.

To mark the occasion, publisher rocky nook is giving a whopping 37% discount with coupon code FILM20 bringing the price for the ebook to $20!

» get The Film Photography Handbook here

tfttf713 – Truly Precise Focus



In this episode Chris talks about the difference between the Arctic and the Antarctic. Jon Miller comes on the show to tell you about the new Kodak Super 8 film camera that he saw at CES. Chris will also discuss the why and how of manual focusing. Conclusion: a) it is okay to manual focus, b) it can be really beneficial to focus manually (depending on situation or depending how much control you want or how precise you will be), c) different lenses are better at manual focussing and last but not least d) practice makes perfect.

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Photo tours with Chris Marquardt:
» Sep 2016: Donegal
» Feb 2017: Lake Baikal, Siberia
» May 2017: Svalbard/Spitzbergen
» Nov 2017: Bhutan
» all photo tours

Ethiopia Blew My Mind – Again

Timkat festival, Lalibela, Ethiopia
Timkat festival, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Ethiopia was an absolute thrill to photograph this year. It’s a poor country and yet everyone there seems so full of joy, the smiles are contagious. The annual Timkat festival in Lalibela turned out to be one of the most energetic events I’ve ever attended. And I managed to get right into the middle.

» Chris Marquardt’s photography at the Lalibela Timkat festival




» Chris Marquardt’s photography at the Lalibela Timkat festival