Posts tagged with Photography

  1. RetroChrome 320

    01 Dec 2019

    RetroChrome is government surplus Eastman Ektachrome. Made for industrial and governmental applications, Kodak adds “it is color reversal camera film that is intended for photography under daylight illumination. Among its many applications are news photography, sporting events and industrial photography.” The film is cold-stored expired. The film performs excellent at

  2. No Comment

    27 Nov 2019

    My new self published book of Japan Photos taken on film .  This was from our October Trip to Japan.  I wanted a book that just showed photos without my stupid comments.  Only the last page has some text.  This was in addition to a book that I just completed…

  3. More Photos from Japan

    01 Nov 2019

    More of my Japan photos such as they are.

  4. PreConceived Notion of Japanese Photography

    01 Nov 2019

    This reviewing of modern Japanese photography has been a real eye opener.  I thought of Japanese photography as being like Haiku. bonsai, meal prep in Japan - very nice, orderly, calm and non-confrontational.  Sort of like Hiroshi Sugimoto’s work seen below Instead I’m confronted with photographers like Araki and Daido…

  5. Kimura Ihei

    31 Oct 2019

    hei Kimura[1] (木村 伊兵衛 Kimura Ihei, 12 December 1901 – 31 May 1974) was one of the most celebrated Japanese photographers of the twentieth century, particularly known for his portrayal of Tokyo and Akita Prefecture.Born on 12 December 1901 in Shitaya-ku (now Taitō-ku), Tokyo, Kimura started taking photographs when very…

  6. Getting my head around Japanese Photography - Domon Ken

    30 Oct 2019

    After getting home from Japan, I realized that I didn’t know much about Japanese Photography/Photographers.  So I’ve been doing some reading and present some of the things I’ve learned Domon KenKen Domon was born in 1909 in Sakata, in the North-Western Yamagata prefecture, however his family moved to Tokyo when…

  7. What you can do with a cheap camera and lens

    26 Sep 2019

    The premise was to get a cheap Nikon Film SLR and have it in our trailer all the time.  Then I just need to bring film and batteries.  I selected the Nikon EM because I just got it back from repair and needed to ensure that it was working.  I…

  8. Impossible Project

    23 Sep 2019

    I was invested in The Impossible Project early on but didn’t think the film was that great.  Just today with cleaning up I found my stash of photos taken with this film.  Not as negative as I once was.  

  9. Old Film/Old Cameras

    22 Sep 2019

    The surest way to fail in photography technically is to grab an old point and shoot that you’ve never used and put in 16 year expired film and go shooting.  You folks will just have to wait till I get the film back but his is exactly what I did…

  10. What’s at Auction?

    20 Sep 2019

    A very few of the offerings at the latest Christie’s Photography Auction

  11. Shot on Double XX

    01 Sep 2019

    Started off as a BW Cinema only film.  Now is available in 35 mm cassettes for still photography.  Here are a few shots, M7 35/1.4 ASPH.  A little graining on these scans.  When the film is sent back to me I will rescan and see if that’s what the problem…

  12. The Fence

    24 Aug 2019

    Largest outdoor photography exhibit is what The Fence purports to be.  Went to the Cherry Creek Park installation this morning.  Very nice exhibit and very inspiring.

  13. Bronica RF 645

    19 Aug 2019

    This is a rangefinder 645.  The lens is very sharp and it’s easy to use walking along a street.  It doesn’t have TTL metering so the exposures aren’t always perfect.  Here’s a sample of photos taken in the last two weeks

  14. Nikon 35i

    16 Aug 2019

    This is from Ken Rockwell’s review: “The Nikon 35Ti was a rich guy’s vacation camera. The model name means 35(mm lens) and Titanium covers. It cost about a grand ($1,000) when it came out in 1993.  The Nikon 35Ti is one of the very best non-SLR 35mm film…