Gary spoke with Broadsheet on How To Get Started With Film Photography


I vividly recall an incident from about eight years ago when we were still operating our small shop on Mile Lane in Parkville. Customers who stumbled upon us would occasionally ask, "Are you guys featured on Broadsheet? If not, you should be. I'll put in a good word for you."

Now, you might be wondering, as I did eight years ago, who exactly Broadsheet is. Well, I did some research and discovered that they are the real deal. Here's a brief excerpt from their website:

"Welcome to Broadsheet, and the best of your city.

Through breaking news, features, event guides and insight from industry experts, Broadsheet is the authority on the cultural life of your city. We’re here to keep you across the goings on around town and to cover, analyse and comment on it all with accurate reporting, sharp photography and clear, clean design...."

You can read more about them here: [Broadsheet Website]

Fast forward eight years, and we are thrilled to be collaborating with Broadsheet and The Glen Grant to present a series of photowalks throughout Melbourne's CBD, Docklands, and Fitzroy. We've already completed two, with two more in the pipeline. You can find all the details in the article linked below.

This is just a snippet from the article titled:

"Shoot Your Shot: Film Never Die’s Gary Wong on How To Get Started With Film Photography"

"..That it exists at all points to a shift over the last few years: despite digital cameras getting slicker, smaller and more powerful, people are increasingly turning to film.

“There’s a big market of people who have a piece of equipment – a Polaroid camera or a film camera – passed down from their parents or grandparents, and they want to discover the novelty of shooting film again,” says Film Never Die co-founder Gary Wong. “And also the big push from a lot of celebrities using disposable cameras [makes] it look cool and hip."

You can read the full article here: [Full Article]

I hope you've gained some insight from this, and I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming photowalks. Lastly, I just want to give a shoutout to my mom: "Mum, I've made it onto Broadsheet! It only taken us 8 years !" 

If you are curious who Gary is , you can check out of our previous article here, titled:"Former Accountant Becomes Hipster Dealer"


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