The Way I See It (Blog)

  1. Old and Backwards: How I Shot Expired Redscale Film

    19 Nov 2019
    Maybe I need to keep better track of my film You may have read about my outing with a roll of Fujifilm Reala 100 that expired in 2001. I got some decent shots out of that roll, luckily. More recently, I stumbled upon two 35mm rolls of manufacturer-unknown redscale film.…

  2. Slideshow: Minolta Hi-Matic AF2 (Black & White)

    24 Oct 2019
    Photos taken with my favorite point-and-shoot film camera using a variety of black and white film stocks, including Kodak Tri-X, Ilford HP5+, Kodak Plus-X 125, Kosmo Foto Mono 100, and Kentmere 400. Follow my (almost) daily film photography posts on Instagram.

  3. Expired Film Never Looked So Good

    08 Oct 2019
    You know what’s great about digital cameras? They have an LCD screen that lets you see what your shots look like the second after you take them You know what’s great about film cameras? They don’t have LCD screens. Maybe “great” isn’t the appropriate word. Perhaps “fun” is more suitable.…

  4. 36 Shots in the Dark: Pushing Kodak Portra 800 Two Stops

    16 Sep 2019
    Some time last year I marveled at the resilience of color negative film after exposing a roll of Kodak Ektar (which has a box speed of 100) at 1600. I didn’t bother pushing the film in development; I was prepared to take the “L” and keep it moving Yet, when…

  5. Manhattan Blue in Black and White: A Bridge Less Traveled

    05 Aug 2019
    If you know me you know I love all of New York City’s bridges. The Brooklyn Bridge is, of course, iconic — the neo-Gothic tan stone architecture and hybrid suspension/cable-stay design are awe inspiring. John Roebling created a true masterpiece. And, for a number of personal reasons the Brooklyn Bridge…

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