Metering the Meterless

Unless you’re a studio photographer, the first time that most film shooters begin considering purchasing a light meter is when they fall in love with some beautiful vintage camera that does not feature a built-in light meter. When I was younger, I naively clung to cameras with built-in meters, not fully appreciating bodies such as […]

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Peeling Apart Veruca Salt

Stephanie and I arrived at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC just as Veruca Salt were going on stage. ¬†Outside the venue, I could hear the thundering bass and blazing rock guitars. ¬†Taped up on the walls all around Will Call were laminated 8×10 sheets of paper announcing “NO PRO PHOTO CAMERAS.” ¬†Determined to get […]

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