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.  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….