I have to admit, I didn’t shoot a lot film in November, but when I did, I stayed true to the film that continues to strike me as the most beautiful and perfect film ever created by the wonderful people at Fujifilm... Neopan ACROS 100, and yes, pushed to 400. I’m still keeping my fingers crossed … [Read more...] about Emulsion – November 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
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
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 only been doing photography seriously for about ten years. By the time I started, digital cameras had already become the norm when it came to what you would shoot if you were a professional photographer. At that time there were some that still shot with film, not yet ready to make the jump to … [Read more...] about Why I Love Shooting With Film – Geneva’s Photo Shoot