While digital photography and technology are here to stay, TRUST is the one thing of utmost importance for news/media companies to maintain as we enter a new world of Deepfakes. [Deepfakes (a portmanteau of "deep learning" and "fake") are synthetic media in which a person in an existing image or video is replaced with someone... Continue Reading →
I realize I shoot film a lot, but I have multiple bodies with film loaded, and I tend to shoot conservatively, just a frame or two on a person or a subject. I want to change that. I just added motor drives to two of my Nikons, an F3, and an FM2, the cameras I... Continue Reading →
An observation: Photography hobbyists make lens analyses, compare versions of bodies, features and lenses, read DXO scores, look to get the next best thing, discuss purchases, workshops, latest tricks and techniques. They do a lot more than make photographs. Photographers make photographs.
Friday night at the movies. Time travel, but not the sci-fi kind. I watched seven rolls of standard 8mm film that my partner brought home from her Father's house. The boxes are all marked "Process by" between 1958 and 1961. When I pulled out the boxes, and saw they were all Kodachrome, I knew I... Continue Reading →
I find that as more people abandon film, the more I love the fact that we have the tools to still use this amazing, great analog wonder. And I feel like we are a lucky bunch who understand and embrace it. Not to say there's no appreciation for digital, because all my commercial work is... Continue Reading →
This is what I saw one day walking on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, and I had to get a photo of her. And the camera operator, too! Carrying my Rolleiflex, I asked if I could take her portrait. She immediately recognized the coolness of my picture machine, and said yes. That's a vintage... Continue Reading →