film photography · life · Photo essay

Avocado Season – an Update

I wrote an article a while back for my One Shot series called an Avocado Baby where I talked about the avocado tree that I am growing from a pit of an Avocado from the tree I grew more than 15 years ago. You can read about that in my other article, Avocado Season. The… Continue reading Avocado Season – an Update

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

A Snapshot of the Film Community – Lee Dudley and How the Nikon F Took Him from Hell to Heaven During the Vietnam War

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. Let me explain. One of the first videos I created on my… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Lee Dudley and How the Nikon F Took Him from Hell to Heaven During the Vietnam War

film photography · Film Photography Community · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community- Karin Majoka

In today's snapshot of the film community, I had a nice chat with the creative and talented Karin Majoka all the way from Germany. You may already know of her, but I discovered Karin when I was searching YouTube for other film photography channels to watch, and I was happy to find her work. Karin… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community- Karin Majoka

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

The End of 2020 – My Favorite Photos of the Year and What I’ve Learned

The infamous year of 2020 is now drawing to a close and while a new year will be coming, a lot of things are going to bleed over into 2021. Unfortunately, a lot of it are things we cannot control. I try to stick to the things I can, otherwise my anxiety gets out of… Continue reading The End of 2020 – My Favorite Photos of the Year and What I’ve Learned

Film Photography Community · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – Aloy Anderson

My guest on this week's Snapshot of the Film Community is a fellow south Florida photographer named Aloy Anderson. You may know him from his YouTube channel titled Raychristofer where he reviews products such as skateboards and microphones as well as cameras and film. I found him when I was researching my Mamiya 645 and… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – Aloy Anderson

Box Camera · film photography · Kodak Camera · Vintage Camera Reviews

The Kodak Duaflex

The Kodak Duaflex is a pseudo TLR made by Eastman Kodak from 1947 until 1950 in the US. In the UK they were available from 1949 to 1955. 1952 Australian Ad These cameras were designed for people who didn't want to learn how to use a camera. They just wanted something simple to take snapshots… Continue reading The Kodak Duaflex

Developing Adventures · film photography · Film Processing · film review · opinion

Developing Adventures – Pushing HP5 400 to 1600

My quest continues. First of all, thank you all for your comments and recommendations on my last few developing adventures. It has been a lot of fun so far experimenting and learning. I started this series as a sort of journal to let people come along with me as I learn. I hope you've enjoyed… Continue reading Developing Adventures – Pushing HP5 400 to 1600

film photography · How To · one shot with Aly

One Shot with Aly – An Avocado Baby

If you've been reading my blogs for a while, you may remember a former One Shot article I wrote called Avocado Season. In it I talked about the method I use that my dad once taught my mom before he passed away to grow avocado trees. I also mentioned that I have a 15 year… Continue reading One Shot with Aly – An Avocado Baby

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 · Film Photography Community · Interview

A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Conversation with Peggy Marsh

Today I am going to interview a fellow camera lover from across the pond, Peggy Marsh. You may already know her from her camera review blog Camera Go Camera where she reviews many, many vintage cameras with a lot forethought and a little bit of humor. Hi Peggy, thanks for joining me for this interview.… Continue reading A Snapshot of the Film Community – A Conversation with Peggy Marsh