It’s Not About the Camera

It’s not the camera, it’s the brain behind it. This is the “recurring” epiphany for me. I follow a ton of camera sites and film photography blogs, peruse…

Waterford - Smena Symbol - Kodak Gold 400

Smena Symbol revisited

I have an affinity for plastic cameras. They generally take sub par photos full of light leaks and soft corners. They’re no good in the dark without a…

Photo Project: Bearness

Bearness is my son’s teddy bear, one of many he’s collected over his vast 8 years of life. When you’ve run out of things to photograph, a prop…

Improvise, Adapt, Over…eh…develop?

I’ve spent the last ten days nearly in a comatose state with the minor exception of a post-holiday dinner with friends from church and a trip to the…

5 Not-Hidden Secrets About a Photograph

Recently there have been a slew of photographers busted for using over-editing in their photos. Ant-eaters added, apocalyptic horsemen cloned, the list is long. These photos, then submitted to…

Happy Accidents

Every now and then I get a senior moment and rewind a roll of film before it’s used up. I usually only do this a few shots in,…

Detour – Guitar Tune-Up

This week one of my friends from church brought a little Heritage Cherry Sunburst Epiphone Les Paul 100. in for me to play around with. It wasn’t in…

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.  Last Thursday I packed my gear, hopped in the Veloster, and…