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At Home Photography

Seeing without judgement and with compassion is what makes a good photographer. I would argue it is also what makes a good person.

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A Photo-Walk Around the Block

Something all photographers feel from time to time, especially when first starting out, is a lack of inspiring compositions in their own town. "My neighborhood is boring. There's nothing interesting to photograph." Sound familiar? I think the reason we feel this way is because we assume good photography is scenes of poverty, or beautiful landscapes.… Continue reading A Photo-Walk Around the Block

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Developing Adventures – Double-X in D96

In this Developing Adventure, I developed a roll of Cinestill Double-X in D96 B&W Motion Picture Developer. I shot it with my Mamiya 645 at ISO 200. If you read my last Developing Adventure featuring Double-X film, you'd know I really fell in love with the look of this film. At over $10 a roll… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Double-X in D96

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Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye

I bought a Leica IIIF RD from KEH last month, but only had it for a short time. My first impressions of this camera will be featured in an article on 35mmc very soon, so I am only going to share some photos I took with it and give a brief story on what happened.… Continue reading Leica IIIF – I Barely Knew Ye

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Saying Goodbye – Moving & the Next Chapter

After my parents moved us from New York to Florida, they were divorced when I was 3, and from then on my mom had to move us from rental to rental each time the rent was raised. As a kid, I actually enjoyed it. I got the chance to redecorate my room each time like… Continue reading Saying Goodbye – Moving & the Next Chapter

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Bergger Pancro in Medium Format

I've reviewed Bergger Pancro 400 before, but only in 35mm format. I thought I would give Bergger Pancro in medium format a look, and at the same time test out my Mamiya RB67 Pro SD again. My Results In my original review, I thought this film looked similar to the classic tv look of Double… Continue reading Bergger Pancro in Medium Format

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Developing Adventures – Lomography Berlin Kino 400

When I first started shooting film again, a nice guy that works for Lomography sent me a box of Lomography films and cameras he wasn't planning on using. One of which was Lomography Berlin Kino 400. I put the films in the fridge, because he said they may be expired, and I forgot about a… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Lomography Berlin Kino 400

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The Fed-2 – A Soviet Leica

The FED factory, located in the Soviet Ukraine, started creating Leica copies in the 1930's. This was after the Soviet Union stopped importation of photographic equipment. The history of the factory leaves you with a bit of goose bumps, and not just for the poor orphans that worked there. FED was named for the initials… Continue reading The Fed-2 – A Soviet Leica

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Developing Adventures – Ilford XP2 Super 400 Pushed to 1600

In my last Developing Adventure, I shared my results with pushing Ilford XP2 by one stop. Even though Ilford doesn't recommend it, I decided to push it even further. In this article, I'll be sharing my results with Ilford XP2 Super 400 pushed to 1600. Developing Ilford XP2 Super 400 Pushed to 1600 These two… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Ilford XP2 Super 400 Pushed to 1600

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Developing Adventures – Pushing Fuji Neopan Acros II 100 to 400

In this Developing Adventure I wanted to try pushing Fuji Neopan Acros II 100 to 400. It was recommended to me by Ted Viera to give it a try. He takes beautiful night pics out in Las Vegas that made me want to give it a go myself. Now I don't take pictures of anything… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing Fuji Neopan Acros II 100 to 400