I am working my way through my negative scans in chronological order, moving them from Lightroom to printed contact sheets. And seeing so many of them together has been depressing. The images fall into three broad categories. Continue reading “Abstract No. 1”
Want to slow down with your photography? There’s a solution. Just use a Visoflex on a thread-mount Leica. Continue reading “Visoflex”
Recently I wrote about catching the MF bug again and setting off to take some pictures with an old Rolleiflex. How did it turn out? Continue reading “Oh No! – UPDATE”
Once or twice a year I look through my old medium format contact sheets and am mesmerized by some of the images. The moment usually passes without my doing anything about it. But once in a great while I pull an old medium format camera out of storage, put a (usually expired) roll of film in it and go out to take some pictures. And then reality steps in. Continue reading “Oh No!”
Some time ago I switched from 36 exposure rolls of 35mm film to 24 exposure rolls. I was holding the two ends of the film when it came out of the developing tank and snapping the film, rather than wiping it, to remove excess water. The 36 exposure rolls were right at the limit of my reach. I would occasionally lose my grip on one end and let it drop to the floor. Not a good thing. Switching to 24 exposure rolls solved that problem.
I hoped it would help with another problem too. Continue reading “Twelve Exposures”