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
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?
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
Emulsion is a free monthly digital publication that will be coming out at the end of each month here on minor11.com. As anyone who has followed me this year, you know how obsessed I've been with film photography, so each issue will feature ten photographs that I've select from all the photos I've … [Read more...] about Welcome to Emulsion, a New Free Digital Zine
One of the benefits of living in Las Vegas is that within less than an hour's drive you can be in a photographically rich location that can make you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. It's a beautiful desert countryside with unique shapes and plant life and if you have a camera with you, … [Read more...] about Good to Change Things Up a Bit
I've been making a point of going out to shoot about a half hour before sunset. It's not that I mind shooting during the day. Actually having good light is pretty refreshing when I'm so used to shooting more after the sun goes down (which I love). But my favorite scenes lately have been just before … [Read more...] about Shooting Film: Joy in Anticipation