The Importance of Goals Unless you're a professional photographer with clients and paid assignments, it can be easy to leave the camera alone for long periods of time. You're not pushed to keep shooting consistently and so maybe you don't. If this is you, don't feel bad, you've got lots of … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 79 – Improve Your Photography by Setting Goals
After spending over three years with this camera and lenses, I'll share my thoughts and talk to you about using gear that helps you get into the "Zone." https://youtu.be/mqyVt_bG3dQ The Links Photographer, Paul C. Smith's YouTube … [Read more...] about Video: Leica M6 – Three Years Later
I've loved beeing a creative person ever since I can remember. I think all kids start out that way. Some of us strive to continue to maintain that level of creativity in our lives. I was thinking about it today and decided to put the question out there…. does being active in other creative fields … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 78 – Can Other Creative Fields Fuel Your Photography?
My preliminary thoughts on ADOX Silvermax 100. Man, this is a clean film. https://youtu.be/hNOlGBrFMGc … [Read more...] about Video: Leica M6 & ADOX Silvermax 100 B&W Film
Fujifilm ACROS, EI 400 • Leica M6, Summicron 35mm Street Photography - What Does it Mean For You? Street Photography is a genre; a category of photography that when someone says, "Street Photography" I think we all kind of have an idea in our mind about what that term means. However, the … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 77 – Street Photography – What Does That Mean To You?
The Leica M (typ 262) is a camera that I bought, used, a couple of years ago. I had really become used to shooting with my Leica M6 and loved it so much. So, I decided I wanted to have something close to that minimalistic approach to photography when I shot digital as well as film. I made this … [Read more...] about Video: Leica M Typ 262 – Why Did I Buy This Camera
I shot a couple rolls of Ilford FP4 Plus. It’s rated at 125 but I had been hearing from many who liked it when pushed to 200, so I shot both rolls at 200. Anyway, I’m happy to share my thoughts on how this film worked for me. https://youtu.be/l8uNt33Axdg … [Read more...] about Video: Film Photography – Ilford FP4 Plus
Summer Heat • Fujifilm ACROS, EI 400 • Leica M6, Summicron 35mm Man, does the summer weather affect your photography? I live in Vegas, where if I go outside during the day I feel like I'm climbing directly into a tanning bed. I'm not complaining, but this really does modify my enthusiasm to get … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 40 – Summer Photography – How to Beat the Heat
Livin' Off-Grid • Rollei Retro 400s • Leica M6, Summicron 35mm Minimalism is kind of a hot topic these days. Many people are working to live with a more minimal approach to life. I think this is worth looking at when it comes to photography as well. Enjoy. The Links Matt D'Avella's … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 76 – A Minimalist Approach
https://youtu.be/5nforKwQ4ZE A little while ago I did share some photos from a recent shoot with Jonny where I broke out some Fujifilm ACROS (pushed to 400). Wow, beautiful gal and such a beautiful look to the film. I've always thought that Jonny and ACROS, man, what a perfect combination; such … [Read more...] about Video: Film Photography Photo Shoot – Kodak Tri-X with Jonny
Yuliya Shumilova • Leica M262, Summicron 50mm The importance of Story in photography. I know this is not a new concept by any means. But it's so important that I don't think it can ever be talked about too much. Enjoy. … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 75 – Story
https://youtu.be/YRVqqy-AeUQ This is the third in a series of three videos about Rollei Retro 400s. In this video I talk about a photo shoot I did earlier this year with Tonya. I used Rollei Retro 400s pushed to 1600. We were using natural light (which I wish we would've had more of), and I did … [Read more...] about Video: Rollei Retro 400s Photo Shoot with Tonya