Recently, a colleague of mine lent me a Bronica ETR-Si. This is a professional medium format film camera that was produced originailly in 1989. It has many features that my other medium format cameras do not, a key one being Aperture Priority mode (this allows for quicker exposures when necessary). These days I am finding myself more interested in shooting in medium format, as 35mm film does not always yield the detail I am looking for.
Recently, out of curiosity, I have tried doing digital photography without touching a laptop or desktop computer. This is not necessarily a permanent switch I am making, but cutting out my macbook is proving to be a fun experience. My new quick process for photos involves my Nikon D90, an Eye-Fi SD card, and my iPad Mini.
I won’t be using this workflow for editing all of my photos but it sure works well for taking, sharing and uploading pictures on the fly. Continue Reading »
I’ve always been intrigued by polaroid photography, but it isn’t exactly accessible these days. I did some research and found that one of the cheapest ways to get into it would be to purchase a Polaroid Land Camera (check out the land list for more info), and to purchase Fuji instant film for it. The advantage to this set up is the ability to buy cheap fuji film vs other polaroid cameras that use alternative formats (often costing around $30 a pack). Continue Reading »
Yesterday, I figured I’d get out and do some photography in the crazy winter weather. It was blustery and cold, snowing and icy, but I was committed to taking some time for photography. Snow changes the landscape and sometimes forces you to have a new perspective on things.