film photography · life · Photo essay · photography · Vintage Camera Reviews

The Fujica ST801 and My Dad’s Birthday

My dad passed away from a massive heart attack when I was eleven years old and although that is now 22 years ago, it is a loss that was burned into the genetic makeup of my life. It is a loss I still feel today. I have mentioned in my posts before that photography is… Continue reading The Fujica ST801 and My Dad’s Birthday

film photography · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Jess Hobbs

You may know Jess from her YouTube channel where she talks all things film photography and shows her viewers a little bit of life in Canada. I thought I would talk with her as part of this interview series. Enjoy! Hey Jess! Thanks for joining me for this little chat. I am excited to get… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Jess Hobbs

film photography · life · Photo essay · photography

Everything Will Change in the Blink of an Eye – so take a picture of it

it is these small blessings that keeps life going. These small happinesses are what we should all grasp hold of and never take for granted because in the blink of an eye it will all change.

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview · Nikon Camera · Photo essay

A Snapshot of the Film Community – How the Nikon F took one Vietnam Soldier from Hell to Heaven

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

How To · photography · Vintage Camera Reviews

Fujifilm Discovery 270 Zoom Date – Compact Camera Review and Shoot

My Uncle Barney from Long Island sends me boxes of cameras he finds while on flea market crawls so I can fix them up and bring them back to life to add them to my collection. Recently in one of these boxes came the Fujifilm Discovery 270 Zoom Date. This compact 35mm camera was released… Continue reading Fujifilm Discovery 270 Zoom Date – Compact Camera Review and Shoot

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Alexandria Jahr

As always with this series, I have been trying to raise up voices in the film community, especially female voices. Today I will be talking to Toronto native Alexandria Jahr. Hello Alexandria! Thank you for taking the time to talk to me. AJ: Hi! Thanks so much for inviting me to do this! Tell my… Continue reading Snapshot of the Film Community – Getting to Know Alexandria Jahr

film photography · Pentax Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

The Pentax ME Super – the Camera that Proves Size Isn’t Everything

If you are just starting out in film photography, the Pentax ME Super is a great choice. It is so small you can carry it in your purse or coat jacket. It also has a great blend of automatic and manual features. There is so much packed into such a small body, and yet it… Continue reading The Pentax ME Super – the Camera that Proves Size Isn’t Everything

film photography · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Bill Smith

I created this interview series to introduce the film community to photographers that make up the fabric of the community. There tends to be a stereotype cast over film shooters as being middle aged men with caps on their heads and tattoos on their arms. Some call them hipsters, but I have started this series… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Chat with Bill Smith

Crohn's Disease Awareness · film photography · mental illness awareness · Photo essay · photography

My Top 19 of 2019 – End of Year Blog

In this case, this year I have been processing a lot of sickness and death. As the year draws to a close, and I go through my photos from the year, I have discovered that I have expressed these struggles through my photos.