Winter in Blue Ridge at 100 Speed

Experimenting with 100 speed film in Black and White and 100 ASA in digital color. Digital photographers generally don’t like too much grain in their digital shots, but I found it to be an interesting look that at least taught me a little more about using different speeds across two mediums using an 80mm lens…

A Saturday Through The Lens

Yashica Mat, TTL medium format film. Candler Park & Little Five Points, Atlanta.    Joining With and Separating From Others 8 film scans to tell a 1 minute story on how we join and separate in public. This and Street Scenes Through Reflections form part of a budding project still taking shape.  

“It’s Not All About The Camera”, Says My Camera

I’m starting off the year shooting film – and with of course, a focus on street photography. For the below exercise, I selected 8 pairs of film scans – shots from The High Museum and Piedmont Park outings with my Atlanta Street Photography Group. Each pair was shot within three minutes in time after changing exposure settings on my 1977 Minolta Hi-Matic…

One Sentence About Seattle And Street Shooting

  Kodak Tri-X 35mm, Olympus XA1 Seattle, WA – September, 2014   Seattle for a street photographer is one of those coveted cities where most people are just being free, not overly concerned about why you’re making a photograph of them – if they even notice you at all. Darkroom Tuesday scans tonight reminded me of…

Italian People, Their Landscapes & A Photographer’s Dream

Italy, Digital, Ricoh GR   Long, narrow, cobblestone pathways, crowded metro station exit walkways, packed restaurants situated in tiny corners at the end of an almost purposeful stretch of afternoon rays of sun… there’s so much opportunity. Couple that with grand and illustrious, architectural lines, century-old buildings – and a very passionate people who can make any…

Street Shots: Little Five Points Halloween Parade

Atlanta, GA 10.18.2014 Digital, Ricoh GR   Still Some Good Street Shooting The L5P Halloween Parade has been a favorite of mine for a few years now. This year it was insanely crowded, to the point that the Atlanta Street Photography Group and I weren’t able to have a normal meet up. We were fighting…

The Man Who Wore Monochrome

Digital, Ricoh GR August, 2014   Looking for Light in Street Shots One of the most exciting events for a street photographer is finding a pocket of early morning or late afternoon light and capturing an interesting face held for a moment by this kind of lighting. The best of circumstances include an interesting juxtaposition,…