1320

Almost three years ago, I was wandering the streets of downtown Philadelphia with my friends and my Leica. Philly is undergoing a bit of a revival.  Rundown old properties are being rejuvenated and turned into trendy new homes and businesses.  There’s a lot of character in the old buildings that I hope can be preserved […]

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Defending the Nikon FM10

The Nikon FM10 is a camera that experienced/knowledgeable film photographers take pride in dismissing. The chorus is common: “It’s all plastic!”  “It’s not even made by Nikon!” But look, what the vocal opponents don’t seem to get is that the Nikon FM10 is actually a highly evolved, practical camera, capable of terrific photos.  And it represents […]

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Traditional Prints in a Digital World

From film… to digital… and back again! Throughout the 20th century, b&w silver gelatin prints were THE standard in b&w photography. Unlike modern inkjet prints which consist of ink sprayed onto the surface of paper, silver gelatin paper, like photographic film itself, consists of layers of organic and chemical material.  So the resulting images have […]

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