The Problem With Likes (Please Don’t Like This Unless You Read It!)

I have a problem with some LIKES. The ones that remove the "K" and are essentially LIES. Not malicious lies, but ones that don't reflect someone truly enjoying and valuing our work. See, where you get the LIKE matters. If I get a LIKE on this blog post, chances are this post was read. (And... Continue Reading →

Save Those Negatives

I find it unbelievable that I have to write this, but the trend in film developing labs, not professional ones, but drugstore-types, is to return digital files and not return the negatives for film that they develop. It would be like Bob Dylan (or more likely his record company) saving one cassette tape of Highway... Continue Reading →

Ah, The Difference a Print Makes

The photographic print defines today's photographer. That's it right there. Doesn't matter if you originate on film or a digital sensor, it's the print that defines the photographer. What have you made lately? Show me your work, let's see your photographs? I'd go so far as to say that those making photographic prints are the... Continue Reading →

The Film/Digital Difference

The difference between the two is night and day to me, and I am assuming you also can see it. There's a time for each, just like there's a time for watercolor and oil paint. Just like there is a time for takeout food (takeaway for those readers across the pond) and a time to... Continue Reading →

My Own Found Film Project

Anyone recognize these folks? My friend is inspired by the 70-year-old found film story in the NY Times last week. So, he knows I have a box of undeveloped film I've found left in cameras in the past, so we're starting a project. I developed three 12-exposure rolls of black and white Kodak Verichrome Pan... Continue Reading →

Thankful in a Difficult Year

I'm thankful in a difficult year. Thankful for a good 2020 photographically despite a difficult world situation. Thankful for commercial & editorial client of many years as well as new ones connected with this year, even if the number of billable hours is way down, we're all struggling. Work is difficult right now. Thankful for... Continue Reading →

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