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Another Blast From the Past
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Another Blast From the Past

Going through my old film photographs again and scanning them into my computer database for storage.  This time these photographs are from a project I did for my 11th grade English & Humanities class on documenting my neighborhood and showing the abundance of fast food restaurants in them. These are some of my earliest photos shot on a borrowed Nikon F10 (the famed one that got me interested in photography) and in the...

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Down But Not Out
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Down But Not Out

[caption id="attachment_844" align="aligncenter" width="600"] East Central Park, New York. ISO 200, Vivitar 28mm on E-PL2 at 1/125 sec @ f/8. Some post processing done on the greens.[/caption] I haven't posted any articles lately due to being depressed with my work. I guess this happens with every artist at one time or another, but lately I've feeling that my work is uninspiring and isn't leading towards anything. Perhaps...

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Photos From the Past

I'll discuss about something more substantial next week,  but for now, I'm just looking through old film photos of mine taken several years ago. Below are several photos taken of my college newspaper colleagues at the Meridian. They were shot on black & white 35mm 400 ISO Kodak film on my Yashica...

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Going Colorblind

People naturally see in color, yet some of the world's greatest photographs are shot black and white. Beyond the technical aspect that film was originally and only available in black and white, I am still perplexed by both the world's and my own growing desire to keep shooting in this medium amidst the color digital photography era. (Photos taken with an Olympus E-PL2 and a Vivitar 28mm f2.5 lens) [caption...

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Does Using Art Filters Limit Your Style?

Every photographer has a favorite image style of the moment: Black and white. Sepia. Pop Art. Yet, back in the film era there was a manual process in order to "exhibit" this style. A photographer had to buy the proper film, mix the right amount of chemicals, and lastly expose the correct amount of light to the paper in order to get the print to reflect "their" style. Nowadays, however, click a tab via one's favorite program...

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