film photography · lomography · Photo essay

Photographing the Light

Who was it that said, "When you can't find anything to photograph, photograph the light"? Well, whoever said it, it's stuck with me. There have been a lot of times when I couldn't get out to take photos, but I just really have an urge to do so. When that happens I photograph the light… Continue reading Photographing the Light

film photography · film review · lomography

Lomography Color Negative 100 – My First Shots

I have shot Lomography CN 400 and 800 a lot lately. Normally, I don't have low ISO films on hand because I shoot most of my photos indoors. On this particular day, Kelsey and I were cleaning up our backyard while Frankie ran around and I really wanted to take some photos of him being… Continue reading Lomography Color Negative 100 – My First Shots

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

Creativity and Managing Mental Health

Lately I have been fighting a bout of depression, self doubt, and just an all around lack of motivation to create. The other day Kelsey pushed me to go out and take pictures because she knew it was what I really needed to do. I took my Hasselblad to Tradition, FL and it really did… Continue reading Creativity and Managing Mental Health

film photography · film review · lomography

Lomography Color Negative 400 – the Saturated Sister of Portra?

Lately I have found myself increasingly reaching for color film rather than black and white. I think probably because of all the Developing Adventures articles, I am a little tired of looking at monochrome film. Plus it's spring and there are so many colors popping around me, so in this article I am going to… Continue reading Lomography Color Negative 400 – the Saturated Sister of Portra?

Developing Adventures · film photography · film review · lomography

Developing Adventures – Lomography Color Negative 800

My fiancé Kelsey likes to go all out for me on holidays because I didn't get to celebrate them while growing up. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my posts for the 12 days of Christmas when she gave me a surprise gift each day counting down to Christmas, and luckily… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Lomography Color Negative 800

film photography · Pentax Camera · Photo essay

The Pentax 67 – My First Thoughts

I've chosen the Pentax 67 camera for a photo book I'm currently working on. I hope to document what is left of my hometown that existed from my childhood. This project will include mostly buildings and landscapes. This fact quickly made me realize that the 35mm format wasn't going to cut it for what I'm… Continue reading The Pentax 67 – My First Thoughts

Developing Adventures · film photography · Film Processing

Developing Adventures – My First Time Processing Color Film

This past Christmas I received the Cinestill C41 color film processing 2 bath powder kit from Kelsey's grandmother. It came with 3 pouches of powder chemistry, 2 accordion bottles, a tank, and two reels, two 1000ml jugs, and the TCS-1000 water heater; everything I needed to get started finally developing color film myself. I normally… Continue reading Developing Adventures – My First Time Processing Color Film

film photography · film review · opinion · Photo essay

My First Try with Fujicolor 100

Fujicolor 100 film, otherwise known as Fujicolor Industrial, is a color film with an ISO of 100. It is used for outdoors mostly and portraits because it is said to be good for skin tones compared to Fuji Superia Xtra for example, which can be very saturated. I didn't get to take any portraits to… Continue reading My First Try with Fujicolor 100

film photography · photography · Toy Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

The Holga 120N – Holga Week 2020

A man named Lee Ting-mo, a former employee for Yashica, created the medium format 120 Holga Camera in 1981 in Hong Kong. He wanted to put an affordable camera in the hands of families in China and he chose the 120 medium format because it was the most widely available in china at the time,… Continue reading The Holga 120N – Holga Week 2020

film photography · one shot with Aly · Photo essay

One Shot with Aly – the Abandoned Hotel

Nikon F Fujicolor Pro 400H This beautiful hotel was built in Stuart, Florida in the 1970s. It is one of the few old buildings left in the area. It is located on the water next to a boat store, and I pass it every week when I go to the chiropractor. Every-time I pass it… Continue reading One Shot with Aly – the Abandoned Hotel