The shot above was taken with my Rolleiflex Automat while the Rolleikin was still installed, so this is 35mm Ilford FP4 125 film. You can read more about that set up here. This typewriter was passed on to me from my Great Aunt Frances before she passed away, and the hat was given to me… Continue reading One Shot With Aly – Typewriter on FP4
When someone you love passes away and is suddenly no longer in your life, you’re left with remnants of their life. Remnants of who they once were. Its strange to think of this irony that when you die you can’t take things with you, but you do leave them behind, and sometimes they live on for you taking on a whole different value.
I took this photo while I was in my wheelchair at the grocery store. I hate that I still have to use it, but walking for more than a few minutes causes me too much pain and the tingling in my legs gets worse. So for now it is what it is. One advantage that… Continue reading One Shot with Aly : Shopping in the Time of Covid
This picture was taken with my Nikon F or I should say one of my Nikon F’s. I had the waist level finder attached for some shots I took in the grocery store. I’ll talk about that in another blog, but I wanted to talk about this shot because I found that the waist level… Continue reading One Shot With Aly – these Boots are made for Walkin’
Today’s Snapshot of the Film Community is going to be a little different. It is not going to be an interview like usual. In fact, I am not even going to ask this person questions. I will simply let him tell his story about his Nikon F and the Vietnam War. Let me explain. One… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – How the Nikon F took one Vietnam Soldier from Hell to Heaven
The Yashica Electro 35 looks like a robot head straight out of a Jetson’s cartoon, but I love that about it.
I am continuously amazed by my Rolleiflex Automat. Not just because it is more than 70 years old, but also because it is an under appreciated model that, despite not having the coveted f/2.8 lens, still produces consistently sharp images. My Automat was the first film camera I purchased in recent years and it was… Continue reading The Rolleiflex Automat and a Roll of Portra 400
This was the perfect opportunity for me to use my Polaroid Spectra that I recently inherited from my great Aunt Frances who is now 94 years young.
I’ve learned that I can’t stop the hurricane, so to speak, but I can deal with it, and prepare for what it leaves in its wake.
Lately I’ve been shooting a lot more medium format than I usually do. I’m still basically shooting with my 35mm cameras everyday, but sometimes I just crave the beauty and clarity of a medium format photo. So I shot a couple rolls with my Pentax 67 and Mamiya RB67. Here are 4 shots of Ilford… Continue reading 4 Shots – Ilford HP5 400 in Medium Format