Tag: photography

52rolls 2015: Live and Learn

In December 2014 I decided to apply for Urban Hafner’s 52rolls project. I would commit myself to shooting (at least) 52 film rolls in 2015, develop them or have them developed, scan them, edit them, and put them up on the blog at 52rolls.net with little essays I would write for each. To my own…

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2nd Tier Superstars: The Setup

I announced 2nd Tier Superstars (2TS for short) last Sunday. It’s a new column about those cameras that aren’t talked about endlessly in forums, photography shows, and on blog posts as being the very best cameras for film photography. Second Tier Superstars is, instead, about those that are often neglected. Cameras that are less desirable than…

The Satellites

I have gotten into the habit of writing something every morning. I attempted to make it something related to this blog, but usually I fail. Today my thoughts of landscape images and wide open spaces took me to write this. It might be a bit trite, but I feel there’s something there. Something worth sharing…

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The Act of Cleaning

Cleaning is how we take ownership of things. I noticed this when I received a beaten up Nikon F801 camera, won on eBay (or “that auction site” as it is so often referred to when people want to avoid brands; making clear that our internet auction needs are pretty much monotheistic) for €11,05 plus shipping.…

An Analogue Mode of Seeing

I’ve been thinking a lot about the decade (or by now, decades, I guess) old debate of analogue vs. digital when it comes to photography. There’s much to be said for each side. And I agree with both of them. One is faster, more economical. The other more permanent and deliberative. And whoever wants to…

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