Being a Professional Photographer in 2019... is that even a thing? Of course it is. That being said, the climate is very different than it was, even just 5 - 10 years ago. In other words... It's more challenging. Man, the new cameras are so amazing these days. They make it pretty easy to take a … [Read more...] about Professional Photographer in 2019?
Eastman Double-X has been my recent film of choice and I've really enjoyed shooting with it; it definitely has a classic look. So, in this post I figured I'd share some thoughts about this cool film as I use it more. Eastman Double-X and Wild Mustangs You know how Facebook always starts our … [Read more...] about Eastman Double-X and Wild Mustangs
When I first started creating zines I hosted them over at minor11.com. That's another blog that I run, but it covers more than just photography. Over there I really talk about anything artistic and inspiring. However, I spend way more time over here on this blog. And this site does solely … [Read more...] about The Zines are Now Available at Photography Matters Site
Okay, it might not be the only camera you'll ever need, given that current technology allows us to capture a wide range of kinds of photos that might be a little beyond what the Leica M3 can do. (or at least more easily) But at the core, the M3 is a high-precision mechanical camera, built like a … [Read more...] about Leica M3 – The Only Camera You’ll Ever Need
I'll start off by saying that 35mm is really my favorite film format to shoot. I love my rangefinder cameras and the format just clicks for me. But man, I really do enjoy the look and the whole shooting experience of medium format film photography. That 3D Look There really is something … [Read more...] about Why Everyone Should Get Into Medium Format Film Photography
What if You Lost Everything… Had Very Little Money to Start Over… What Camera Would You Buy to Start Again?
Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase. ~ Percy W. Harris I saw that quote this morning and of course that age old conversation debating it’s not the gear, it is the gear popped into my mind. And then my thoughts moved on... The Desert Island Camera I quickly moved to … [Read more...] about What if You Lost Everything… Had Very Little Money to Start Over… What Camera Would You Buy to Start Again?
Inspiration • Creativity • Passion Those three words pretty much sum up what my creative pursuits consists of. Those are the three building blocks that really keep me moving forward; they inspire me; compel me to stay creative; to get up everyday with the thoughts of, what am I going to make today? … [Read more...] about Inspiration • Creativity • Passion
A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people. ~ Edgar Degas ~ I found that quote from Degas a while back. Man, I couldn't agree more. The images that really connect with me are photos that do … [Read more...] about Don’t Show Me Everything