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    Magicians & Their Secrets

    October 19, 2016
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    I had an interesting encounter the other day, through Instagram, with a fellow film photographer. I had stumbled upon his feed, and was thoroughly impressed with his work. In good fashion I went through and liked a great deal of his photos (some might call this Instagram stalking), and then proceeded to follow him in order to be inspired by his work in the future.

    As I was perusing his profile I noticed a few of his recent images had some really interesting dark tones and grain structure that I hadn’t seen in to many photos before. I’m always down for building new friendships and getting conversations rolling, so I sent him a private message complimenting him on his work and asking about these specific images. I simply asked what film stock and develop procedures he had used to get these types of results (a question I have asked and have been asked from other photographer numerous times). His response back was “A magician never reveals his secrets”. Seriously?! Continue Reading

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    Overthinking Favorites

    Friday evening Emily and I had an initial consultation with a bride and groom that are considering booking us to photograph their wedding and engagement. Wonderful couple, tons of fun to talk with and get…

    October 18, 2016
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    The Develop Sessions

    With so much of todays learning taking place on google and youtube, the idea of mentoring someone or teaching one on one can sometimes seem like a lost art form in and of itself.…

    October 13, 2016
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    Artist Statements

    I’m in the middle of putting a submission together to have some of my work exhibited at a local coffee shop/art gallery. Its a small series I recently sequenced together while doing some print…

    October 11, 2016
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    Personal Projects

    This is a first for me.

    I’m a big lover of social media! I love connecting with other creatives, sharing my own creativity and all around feeding the hungry beast that is Instagram, Twitter & Facebook. I try to post…

    August 2, 2016
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    I keep killing them!

    I officially have the absolute worst luck with rangefinders! Emily and I were just out in Maine for two weeks of non-stop creating. When we arrived in Maine my beauty of a Canon 7…

    August 1, 2016
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    Push It Real Good

    I am continuously finding myself amazed at certain films ability to adapt to essentially any situation I throw at it. Up until this week my two golden boys have been Kodak’s iconic black and white…

    May 29, 2016
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    Hello Once Again

    I’ll save you the long drawn out post about how I’ve been sooo busy over the last few years, and how it has hindered me from keeping up with the blog… yada yada yada…

    May 19, 2016