Kind of wanted to followup on something we touched on in last weeks video. … [Read more...] about Video: Photography & Inspiration
I did a photo shoot with Lian last week. It was a great shoot and I love what we came away with. I used Fujifilm ACROS pushed to 400 for all of the shots, and the gear was my Leica M6 and 35 and 50mm Summicron glass. But, the main reason I did this video because I want to talk about what … [Read more...] about Video: Film Photography Photo Shoot w/Lian & Motivation to Shoot More
On September 9, we lost photographer, Fred Herzog. I've admired Fred's work for sometime, but as I'm generally more obsessed with black and white photography I wasn't necessarily looking at Mr. Herzog's work as much as I should've been. With his recent passing, I started seeing more of his work … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 80 – Fred Herzog
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 good company. But, one … [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." The Links Photographer, Paul C. Smith's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Mkxf1n2TEnjuKIxf7S-DQ … [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. … [Read more...] about Video: Leica M6 & ADOX Silvermax 100 B&W Film
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 thing is that street photography has grown into a … [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. … [Read more...] about Video: Film Photography – Ilford FP4 Plus
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 out and shoot, particularly during the day. Enjoy … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 40 – Summer Photography – How to Beat the Heat
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 channel on YouTube The Minimalism Documentary official site … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 76 – A Minimalist Approach