Category: photography

Memphis, South Main, 2019

Lunch Break – Photo Walk

A couple peers and I decided to go for a photo walk today. We opted for the South Main district, and luckily not much was open until we…

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 – 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…

Dixon Gallery and Gardens on a Holga

This past weekend I took my daughter to an art workshop at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis. Last fall the Dixon planted 100,000 tulip bulps throughout…

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…

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,…

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…

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…