5 Signs I Need a Break from Film

Periodically, I get in a rut and just buy up a bunch of film and cameras. It’s partly my shopaholic tendencies mixed with GAS and some gear envy….

Make Art Not Selfies!

In case you weren’t aware, I hate selfies. The photo on my About page was taken by my wife. Most of my selfies are horrible and for good…

Me and Michael Raso

Film Photography Road Trip

August 3rd 2018 I took a trip to Findlay Ohio for the Film Photography Podcast’s Walking Workshop.  2000 mile road trip Last Thursday I packed my gear, hopped…

It's just a tool

Camera Review – Fujifilm Klasse

The downward spiral of GAS hit me hard last week, and I fell prey to the pro point and shoot camera craze. There is no logic to this…

Lunch Break! – Light Meter, New Lens, Lots of Film

It’s past time for another Lunch Break! I’ve got a few things to get chatty about while I eat, and I know it’s been a while since the…

Embrace the Grain

Embrace the Grain??

Photographers that shoot film talk about Grain. We love grain, especially in black and white photos. Digital shooters tend to like grain when it’s buttery-smooth at ISO12800. I’m…

смена сймбол

Made in the USSR – смена сймбол (Smena Symbol)

This interesting little beauty, the Smena Symbol, was produced in the USSR in the 80s. It’s part Bakelite, part metal, and unfortunately in parts now in my office….

5 Ways to Ditch Watermarks

I can’t take it anymore. I tried for a week to hang in a local photography group on Facebook, but the blatant eye-rape by watermarks was damaging my…

Camera Review - Lomography Lomo'Instant

Camera Review – Lomo’Instant

As you might have already read, I’m not necessarily the biggest fan of Instant film photography. It’s expensive, and the results are so unpredictable I can’t justify the…

This is NOT a good system

This is NOT a System!

Back in 2015, I  put some of my favorite photos in the Delta Fair Photography Contest. I didn’t win, but it was cool getting my work on display….