Posts Tagged ‘photo’

This is why I shoot Elderly Photo Visits.  It gives me the chance to preserve memories that will last long after our parents and grandparents are gone.  And will be cherished by generations to come.

I printed this photo and gave it to several family members in frames I picked up at Goodwill (50% off sale today, yay), because without printing our photos, they really don’t exist.  So, print your photos.  Frame them and live with the memories in your home.

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When will it happen to your photos?  (Because it eventually will!)

Today someone asked me if I knew how to restore photos from their phone that they accidentally erased.

No one erases the photos on the wall! Print your photos!

It’s just a matter of time when your photos will be unable to be found due to the sheer quantity of images made, buried on a hard drive of an old computer, accidentally deleted, or just plain lost in the phone that goes missing.

http://YourFamilyPhotoAlbums.com – I offer a full-service professional lab with photo preparation, toning and sizing for output.

Imagine looking through a real photo album this holiday season and every holiday season. That’s what I do!

I serve clients throughout the U.S. and a gift of an album next holiday season would make a great holiday gift this season. Gift cards are available!

You can call me with any questions: 720.982.9237

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Made with a Rolleiflex T twin-lens reflex camera on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado, it’s a moment captured on film that has a feeling all its own.  And very few of the digital photos being taken today will last 50 years, like this will.  Because this negative is physical–I can hold it in my hand.

She was working across the outdoor mall at a store, and saw my Rolleiflex, and came over, explaining that she’s a Rolleiflex shooter as well.

I am a proponent of legacy portraits on film, and this right here, is why.  Printed in a real darkroom on photographic paper, 12×12 framed, this is a stunning portrait for any room of the house.

If you want more interesting photos, shoot more interesting subjects.  (And shoot on film.)

There’s a special beauty to having a special beauty in your life to have to photograph.  This is mine.

Having willing family members and friends makes all the difference, much more than camera equipment.

The first two were made with a Praktica FX and 50mm lens, the second two with a Leica M6 with a 35mm lens.

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…then a comedic one is worth a million as well.  Because there are things in our world that are genuinely funny.  And capturing them is its own special joy.

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…then, an emotional photograph is worth a million.  Because, emotion is what we relate to in an image, what touches our heart.

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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.

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