Garry Winogrand pt. 2 (COVID-Edition)

It's been a while since I last wrote about Garry Winogrand, but I wanted to share a brief update on my attempt at emulating him. Garry was known for nearly shooting from the hip. Nearly. He brought the camera up and quickly snapped his pictures. It didn't even seem like he had time to focus,... Continue Reading →

An Experiment in Eco-Friendly Developing

Disclaimer: This is not so much a lesson, as a journal entry in our film developing process. It was the first time we developed using household chemicals, so there's much for us to learn. Still, it is hoped that you gain something from this. Special thanks to Daniel Keating for sending this starter kit. -Nick... Continue Reading →

Project: Garry Winogrand Pt. 1

Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) For someone who disliked being called a street photographer, that is what Garry Winogrand is known for. He preferred the general title "Photographer." It allowed him to not be stuck to one type of photography. Garry worked to photograph life. He said: the true business of photography is to capture a bit... Continue Reading →

Project: Ansel Adams Pt. 1

I first heard about Ansel Adams my Sophomore year in high school. His most famous photograph was called Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, but the first piece I saw of his was called Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, 1927. Ansel was born February 20th, 1902 and died April 22nd, 1984. He got his first camera... Continue Reading →

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