The Way I See It (Blog)

  1. How to Be Alpha: My Minolta XE-7 Goes to a Sony Event

    05 Jun 2019
    I attended the Sony “Be Alpha” event back in February 2019. It was my second time attending one these events, so I knew what to expect: panel discussions, free food and drinks, some cool shooting stations and the opportunity to try out lots of Sony cameras and lenses I learned…

  2. Acros 100: Requiem for $8

    14 May 2019
    You know how when you find $8 worth of change buried in your sofa cushions and it totally makes your day? Yeah, I don’t. That’s never happened to me. The most money I’ve ever pulled out of my sofa cushions is 37 cents But a few weeks ago I experienced…

  3. The Sorcery Of Ilford XP2 Super

    10 Apr 2019
    For as long as I’ve been shooting black and white film, I never gave much thought to Ilford XP2 Super I had seen some nice work done with it, so it’s not like I had a negative impression of its quality but I just figured that a chromogenic black and…

  4. Film Photography: Even When It Goes Wrong It Looks Alright

    23 Mar 2019
    This is sort of an addendum to my previous post about my Minolta XE-7’s dead light seals. My Minolta XD5 is suffering a similar scourge, yet I remain unmoved to do anything about it. So, here I am again sharing shots that turned out all wrong…but I love them so much…

  5. Let The Sunshine In: Light Leaks & My Minolta XE-7

    15 Mar 2019
    The Minolta XE-7 is one of my favorite cameras. When it comes to film cameras, I have a soft spot for Minolta for some reason and the XE-7 sits near the top of the heap. It’s amazingly sturdy and it’s heavy. And that shutter is oh so satisfying to click Mine…

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