FOMOPAN 400 WITH THE HOLGA 120N

I was recently gifted some rolls of film and one of them was Fomapan 400 black and white. This was my first time shooting with Fomapan 400 and I was excited to see how the film would perform and what kind of results I would get. I loaded the film into my Holga 120N camera and set…

Looking Down The Tracks

Panoramic Photos With The Fuji GW690II

It’s fair to say that I haven’t been motivated to go out and shoot photos around Portland lately. To get out of my funk I decided to make a third attempt at running a roll of 35mm film through my Fuji GW690II medium format camera designed to shoot 120 film. Doing this will create a panoramic photo…

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Exploring Madrid with Lomochrome Metropolis

Madrid is known for its rich history and cultural heritage, which is reflected in its diverse neighborhoods and architecture. The city is home to a wide range of architectural styles, from the grand neoclassical buildings of the Puerta del Sol and the Plaza Mayor to the modern skyscrapers of the financial district. Puerta del Sol, a…

Redscale Film with the Canon New F-1

One of the many things I enjoy about film photography is the abundance of options available. Everything from the film format to the camera and lens used. Then you have all the film stocks available. I wanted to try something new. I decided to shoot some Redscale 35mm film. Briefly, Redscale film is when you expose your…

Cappuccino & Goodies In Trieste

Visiting The Coffee Capital of Italy, Trieste

Since we were so close and enjoyed our previous trip to Italy so much we decided to take a little drive north to the city of Trieste. Trieste is apparently the only free port and free zone in Europe which means companies are taxed very lightly or not at all to encourage economic activity. It…

Colorful Shoreditch, London

Murals, street art, or graffiti. Whatever you call it, and if you like colorful places, Shoreditch on the east end of London is the place to tour while visiting the city. Shoreditch wasn’t a place that I had heard of before researching our trip to London. It’s home to the Brick Lane Market, great clothing…

St James's Park - London, England

My Journey into Infrared Photography

For the past couple of years, I have been considering converting my Fujifilm X-T1 to an infrared camera. I like the look of infrared images and the creative process of this type of photography is completely different. It forces you to think outside the box. Converting involves opening up the camera and removing the hot…

Sunset In Zagreb, Croatia

Visiting Zagreb, the capital of Croatia

We recently spent 3 weeks exploring the beautiful country of Croatia. We visited some of the well-known places, like the city of Dubrovnik and the coastal town of Rovinj, but one of my favorite stops was the city of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. It’s a much less visited city by most tourists since it’s…

Getting Gear Packed For Travel

TRAVEL GEAR – ZOOM OR PRIME LENSES

Before taking an extended seven-week trip traveling around Europe I struggled with what camera gear I wanted to travel with. The dilemma of choosing between the flexibility of zoom lenses vs the weight of the smaller prime lenses was overwhelming. The one thing I knew was that on this trip I wanted to travel light….

Bike Rider In Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina

On a recent trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina, we set out to visit the southern historic city of Mostar. As we drove on the M6 highway through the mountains there were very few cars on road. There were vineyards and little roadside stands selling garlic, herbs, honey, and wine, as well as many lonely damaged…

Boat on Thu Bồn River in Hội An at Sunrise

Perspective

Shot with the Fujifilm X-T2, XF10-24mm F4 R OIS, and the Lee Big Stopper Finding the beauty in Vietnam is not too difficult, it’s just a matter of getting out and looking around. It’s everywhere. As we explored the town of Hội An in the early morning I was struck by the silence and calmness of the…

Dragon raising ceremony in Kowloon Park

When I travel to an unfamiliar location I like to take some time to just explore it with no agenda, no real destination, and no time restrictions. I just walk around with my camera and see where I end up. It’s the unexpected surprises when traveling that I truly enjoy. One such encounter was the…

5 Things I Do Before Publishing An Image

You’ve captured that perfect moment and you’re excited to share it. We’ve all been there, but I want to make sure that my images are protected from theft and within my control. Before I publish a photo I try to follow the same workflow to help me keep track of the images, the published date,…

Autumn Is Here

This image was inspired by the beautiful motion and vibrant colors of the falling leaves in autumn. The equipment used to create this image was the Fujifilm X-T1 camera body with the XF16mm f/1.4 lens attached, a tripod, an iPhone attached to the flash hot shoe and the Triggertrap Mobile Dongle & Connection Cable Kit….