International Film Photography Day

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Saturday April 12th, 2014 was International Film Photography Day, at least according to Lomography,com. It’s July 12th according to Kodak, so expect another post like this around then. So I gathered up the children, loaded the cameras, and we took … Continue reading

Family Portrait Day

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Portraits are something every photographer does at some point. Myself, I had been avoiding taking portraits for a long time. The pressure involved in taking portraits is different from the regular pressures of the kind of photography I do. Normally, … Continue reading

First Petzval Lens Photos

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Last year I backed a kickstarter by Lomography.com for a re-imaging of lens called a Petzval. The Petzval is a new lens based on lenses from the 1800′s but made to work with modern cameras. It was interesting watching the … Continue reading

Black and White Experiments

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A couple of months ago I came across some expired Kodak BW-400 film. This film is black and white and can be processed via the normal C-41 process. It was about 100 degrees in the little shop I found these … Continue reading

Variations on a theme

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I’ve been going through my archives recently and came across these studies I did a while back. The first image is, I believe, one of the last I took with my digital camera. Since I picked up the film camera, … Continue reading

Flea Market 35mm Slides

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I went by the flea market at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds today and found a treasure trove of 35mm slides and 8mm films. I’m going to save the 8mm for a post on a different day. I purchased two lots … Continue reading

Doubtful Concert Photos

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I’m not really comfortable taking people photos, but when Sammy said to bring my camera to the launch show for his new band, Doubtful Guest, I couldn’t refuse. It didn’t hurt that the band is made up members from some … Continue reading

Light Painting

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Awhile back I did a little “light painting” with a digital camera. Here are the results. Thanks to folks over at “the Light Painting Daily News” for featuring this posting. The set up was this: I tossed some lights on … Continue reading

iPhone Photo App Reviews

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A few days ago a friend asked me which photo apps I used on my phone. I rattled off a few and decided to stop before the post got too long for a Facebook wall posting. But I just couldn’t … Continue reading

A cool new camera

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A while ago I got this camera – Lomokino – that uses 35mm film to make short movies. After a few mishaps that mostly involved me not being able to load the film properly. Ok, actually all of the issues … Continue reading