film photography · How To · Photo essay

Fujicolor 100 – the Fuji Blues

Every once in a while one of the stores that I purchase my film from will get in some Japan imports. In the past I purchased Fuji Industrial 100 from them. That has since been discontinued. This time they had some Fujicolor 100 film. Since I really loved Industrial 100, I couldn't pass up the… Continue reading Fujicolor 100 – the Fuji Blues

film photography · Film Processing · life · lomography · mental illness awareness · Photo essay · photography · Still Life

Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800

As a follow up to my last article Saying Goodbye, I thought I'd share some photos I've taken as I explored our new home, while photographing light on Lomography CN 800. Finding and Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800 When we moved into our new home, the first thing I thought of doing was to… Continue reading Photographing Light on Lomography CN 800

Camera repair · film photography · How To · Rangefinder Camera

The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

This article will not be a proper review, just my experience with changing the Ricoh 500G light seals. The review will come later. To watch the video demonstrating the whole process, scroll down to the end. However, I encourage you to read through to see some photos I took with the camera before and after… Continue reading The Ricoh 500G – Changing the Light Seals

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

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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?

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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