Monthly Archives: September 2012

The RB67 – The Beast

The RB67 is truly a beast of a camera – it’s heavy, tough, big, difficult to handhold and is capable of phenomenal images in the right hands.  It’s a medium format camera with a rotating back to maximize either horizontal … Continue reading

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Time Travel

Today I’m going to travel back and forth between time and places…we begin in Berlin in 1976, a trip to New Mexico midyear 1977, a brief time warp to Seattle in 2010, and finally back to the Berlin of 1977. … Continue reading

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Vision

Vision Time to return to photography. Today, I would like to narrate a bit on Vision and how the “tools” I use, e.g, the camera, lens, computers, software, light meters, flash or lighting, filters…the whole nine yards, can help obtain … Continue reading

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Frozen Moments In Time

I’m a visual person, not a “numbers” person. When driving I navigate by place markers: a particular sight, signs, buildings, natural objects; certain streets, any familiar object that allows me to get me there quickly. If none is available, it’s … Continue reading

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Missing Years

September 14, 2012 While writing my last post, it dawned on me that I had skipped almost five years from the time I left Vietnam to where I had written about Berlin.  This astonished me as when I wrote my … Continue reading

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One Camera and two films to shoot

Developing my own film and then learning to print was the next logical step in my photographic evolution. It didn’t take long at all to understand the cause and effect relationship between a “good” neg and one that was under … Continue reading

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 September 8, …

September 7, 2012 Today, I’ve just entered the world of electronic journaling, aka “blogging”. For years I’ve journaled the old fashioned way with fountain pens and journals. Sometimes the entries have had long gaps, years in some cases, yet the … Continue reading

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