This Is Why I Shoot Film

I occasionally get asked why I would shoot film when digital is so easy and so much better. “I’ll just use my phone” they say. They certainly have…

Can Do!

The things I find in my kids’ rooms never ceases to amaze me. I bet I could publish a good photo book of weird objects.

Mud Island River Park

When we were kids, my parents would take us to Mud Island River Park on the weekends. I don’t know if it was free then, but it should…

A Lunch at the Memphis Zoo

A Friday lunch excursion to the Memphis Zoo, a 1970s point and shoot, and some Retrochrome slide film.

Camera Review – Minolta Himatic AF2

A couple weeks ago a neighbor stopped in to drop off a bag of point-and-shoot cameras to me. I love free cameras, so I graciously accepted. Honestly, a…

Leica M3 - Summicron 50mm f/2

ISO 3200 and the Leica M3

My day has been pretty good. I woke up, had a cup of coffee, took a few wedding photos, and then took the Leica with me to a…

Detour – New Guitar

Ever think to yourself “I really want a Porsche 911” but then you see the sticker price and think “The Boxster is cool, and it’s kinda like a…

Some Days are Better Than Others

Film is a great medium for a lot of good reasons. It is self-limiting, experimental, tangible, and allows a bit of creativity that goes beyond what one can…

Camera Review – 1959 Agfa Optima

Behold, the AGFA Optima. Hecho en Germany in 1959, this camera was the first auto-exposure 35mm camera available and along with it’s brethren like the Kodak Auto 35…

Fuji X-T20 – I Like It.

I bought the X-T20 a few weeks ago, and I picked up the kit 16-50mm f/4-5.6 lens. It has proven itself to be a very capable camera with…