I was recently going through some old storage items and I came across a roll of Fujifilm Reala 100. This is a film that was discontinued by Fuji back in 2012. Apparently, this roll of film that I had come across was from my early days of film photography because this roll had expired in … Continue reading Shooting Expired Film
Do I prefer film vs digital? I don’t think I can answer that question. I like them both for different reasons. Digital is immediate. I can take a picture and correct as I go. At the end of the shoot I can load all of the files on my computer and cull and start editing … Continue reading Film or Digital?
Shooting bands in dark nightclubs can be a challenge. You have to work with a dynamic group that is moving around a dark stage while trying to get the right angle for an interesting composition and try to stay out of the way so you aren’t an annoyance to the audience. You have to strike … Continue reading Shooting Bands
A while back, I broke out my old Contax ST from a long hiatus from shooting film, dusted it off, changed out the batteries and prepped it to run a roll of film through it. I clicked my trusty 50mm f1.7 Zeiss lens on and turned it on to tested the shutter. I got a … Continue reading Contax Sticky Mirror
Sony’s RX100 line is a great line of point and shoot cameras. I was really big into photography about 10 years ago and then got too busy with trying to come to terms with corporate life to keep up with with shooting. That, coupled with having an iPhone with me all the time making it … Continue reading Sony DSC-RX100 III – Review
Taking a picture vs making a picture When I was growing up, I had always heard the term “taking pictures.” Whenever I would pick up a camera it was with the intent to “take” a picture. When I started researching photography and gear I started to see and hear some photographers reference “making” pictures. This … Continue reading Take It Or Make It
People often pit film against digital. I think they are just different tools that capture images with different characteristics. In this post I compare some of Fuji’s digital film simulations to the films that they are mimicking. Continue reading Velvia or Velvia?