This is my favorite time of year in Las Vegas. September is when you really begin to see the days and nights cool down. It’s so easy to spend more time outside, out walking the streets of downtown Vegas. It’ll be even better over the next couple of months. I love that. I really didn’t bother … [Read more...] about Emulsion – September 2017
Hi Everyone, August has closed and the weather is trying to cool down a bit here in Vegas. Several days have even been pretty nice, dipping down to double digit temperatures. Don’t worry, it’s still Vegas and temperatures in the 100s (F) still pop up frequently on the thermometer. Although I shot a … [Read more...] about Emulsion – August 2017
Hi Everyone, I hope you are surviving the summer and staying cool. It’s definitely toasty, but for some reason it doesn’t seem quite as hot as it usually does here in Vegas in July. (it’s still hot though!) I have a confession. I didn’t shoot that much film this month. In January I bought a used … [Read more...] about Emulsion – July 2017
I was walking along Mindin' my business When out of the orange colored sky Flash - Bam - Ali-ca-zam Wonderful you came by I was hummin' a tune Drinkin' in sunshine When out of that orange colored view Wham - Bam - Ali-ca-zam I gotta look at you One look and I yelled "timber" Watch out for … [Read more...] about Orange Colored Sky
Since I started shooting film last year I've enjoyed the grain from classic film such as Kodak Tri-X and Ilford HP5+. However, over the past few months I've been pretty obsessed by the beauty of Fujifilm Neopan 100 Acros. Such a smooth, silky look to that film. Rich blacks and smooth highlights - … [Read more...] about Embracing the Grain
Vegas Noir - that term comes from a Facebook comment by one of my friends and wonderful photographer, Anthony Pond. Anthony was referring to the style of night shots I've been producing a lot. These shots usually show moody, high contrast scenes from the downtown Vegas area; often featuring the neon … [Read more...] about Vegas Noir & Am I Photographer Of the Time?
Hi Everyone, I hope your month of June was a good one. I had a fun month, photographically speaking. However, it is getting too hot, too soon this year. At least that’s the way it feels. Even if I wait until the sun goes down to go out to shoot, it might still be 100°F. Okay, enough complaining. … [Read more...] about Emulsion – June 2017
It’s been a year since I’ve been shooting with film and I wanted to share my thoughts on the whole film experience. Hopefully you’ll find this helpful/useful if you’re thinking about doing some film photography. Fim photographers I referenced in the video: (depending on where you work or your … [Read more...] about Film Photography: My Thoughts After Shooting Film for a Year