Sometimes when I am just hanging around with family or wanting to have fun with my photography, I will grab my all-time favorite camera – a Nikon F3 – and put on one of my favorite lenses – a rare manual focus Nikon 50 1.2 lens. This lens is just an incredible hunk of glass, […]
I love shooting with my Nikon F3 film camera on good old TMAX-100 film. It is nearly impossible to replicate the look of actual film from a digital image in my opinion.
My wife Kay and daughter Emily Mathews participated in the annual OKC Run Lucky 5K foot race this past weekend. For fun I took my Nikon F3 camera mounted with a 50 1.8 manual focus lens and a couple of rolls of Kodak TMAX-100 film. Picking up and using that camera sure reminded me of […]
My goal with my “Me and a 50” project is to show what can be done with a very simple, low cost kit – namely a 35 mm camera with a 50 mm lens. Sometimes I shoot digital but I also like to shoot black and white film. This time I took my Nikon FM3 […]
I don’t work ALL the time. Like most professional photographers, when I have family over I prefer to put down the camera, because normally camera = work. But sometimes I will grab a simple kit and unobtrusively try to capture family time together without a lot of gear – no lighting, no big cameras, usually […]