Am I being nostalgic, or is there just something about black and white film that quietly says “timeless”? I shot this photo on my much loved Nikon FM3 at an OKC Thunder basketball game. The upper reaches of the arena – aka “cheap seats” – is a dimly lit area far from the action, but […]
THIS is why I still shoot large format film. I shot this photo of my father in January 2014 and just now developed it in April 2015. My heart skipped a beat when I pulled it out of the wash. It was a very difficult shot to take and luck was on my side.
Photoshop has its roots in the analog darkroom. Digital tools like dodge and burn and feather started life as analog tools in the black and white darkroom. This video shows how the analog tools we used years ago relate to the digital tools we use today.
I have shot well over one hundred thousands pics on film and over that many on digital since I started photography in 1996. My film work has been sporadic in the past 10 years. Most of my work has been with digital cameras, and I love shooting digital. It gives me much better control of […]
Funny how things come back in style. Recently several young photographers I know have really gotten fired up about shooting film. They talk about the look that film gives them, how you can’t recreate that in Photoshop, they love the manual guesswork involved in exposures. Kodak Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Two recent events brought film back […]