Happy Holidays to all my friends and family who let me photograph them (it's not an unusual occurrence!), sometimes in good light and sometimes in good shadows. To all my readers, viewers, listeners and subscribers on my various channels--here, YouTube, and my podcast--I'm thankful for all of you. Cheers to a great 2021 and as... Continue Reading →
Unless they can see the difference. Many people cannot see the difference. So, many people don't care what camera you use. The camera doesn't define you, or make your work. You do! You define your work. Here's proof. This photographer shot 100 different cameras, and yet the work all looks similar. Because it's not the... Continue Reading →
If you like a daily affirmative talks about photography, take a look at my Inspiring Photo Talks Web Page with just that, photo talks. Short, positive, fun talks about all things (mostly analog) photography.
Unless you're using your phone camera in poor light, so that the image is blurry and grainy, your camera in most situations is good enough. I'm not a proponent of using a phone camera only. I carry a Rolleiflex 3.5F, Leica M6, M8 or Fuji X100 all the time. Sometimes all at once. But our... Continue Reading →
Just like I don't buy Leica cameras to put them on a display shelf, I also don't purposefully beat them up. But I do strive to carry them uncased, take them everywhere, and use them, even to the point of perhaps someday, used up. I think film cameras are beautiful in all stages of their... 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 →