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Memphis in the Meantime

enter site By |July 30th, 2014|Custom Settings Menu (CSM), Destinations, General Information, Technical Features|

http://oceanadesigns.net/quartz/ Memphis has been the subject of many a discussion between my son and I for a few years now. We love road trips and just being in the car together so when ever we're hunting for a just barely out of reach, crazy destination to spontaneously shoot off to in the middle of the night (from Colorado) - Memphis has been a part of that discussion.

Kodachrome

http://crug-glas.co.uk/feed By |July 12th, 2014|Film Emulsions, From the Past, Uncategorized|

I've been going through some old images for re-scan and really missing Kodachrome lately. I've also noticed how many more vertical images I made before the computer became the standard for viewing. Vertical images were desirable for publication covers. With 35mm film and a good reproduction they were the norm.

Hope, Boundaries and Good Intuition

By |July 7th, 2014|General Information, Photography Theory & Philosophy|

John Szarkowski writes in the introduction to William Eggleston's opus, Guide, "It's not easy for the photographer to compete with the clever originality of mindless, mechanized cameras, but the photographer can add intelligence. By means of photography one can in a minute reject as unsatisfactory ninety-nine configurations of facts and elect as right the hundredth. The choice is based on tradition and intuition–knowledge and ego–as it is in any art, but the ease of execution and the richness of the possibilities in photography both serve to put a premium on good intuition."