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