Nikkormat, Brutish & Beautiful

If you happen across an old Nikkormat in a junk shop etc, you might wonder, what the hell is this?! It doesn’t SAY Nikon but it has a Nikkor lens and the name plate reads “Nikkormat,” or “Nikomat.”  Is this some sort of cheap Nikon knock-off?  But it’s weighty and machining is quite handsome.  What […]

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Chronicle of a Second Shooter

In October of last year, my best friend Laurie was still pregnant with her, as we now know, beautiful little girl Clara.  Laurie had scheduled a maternity session with my fabulously talented wife and partner photographer Stephanie Lee.  Few people hire me for posed portraits and certainly not maternity photos but it was my best friend, […]

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