I would like to introduce you to the Nikon FM2n. Pretty, ain’t she? Originally released in 1983, she was in production until 2001. That’s a long time for a camera! She has a light meter inside, but other than the meter, she’s all mechanical. Mechanical film winding, focusing, aperture, shutter…she doesn’t need a battery to [...]
Up to this point I’ve done my best to keep my photography life and day job life separate. It was a Monday in March 2003 when I first went in to work for Cowtan & Tout. I received a call from a temp agency that morning and started in the middle of the day. I [...]
I received an unexpected package yesterday. I had no idea what it could be…but it was heavy. I checked the label and it said it was from Lomography, so I was really excited as I opened the box. But why was it so heavy? I expect cameras from Lomography to be rather light.
Took this photo on Saturday night. Some of the stuff was gear I carried all day. The rest just chills there during the day. I figure someone out there might be curious. My load for the day: Nikon D700 with grip and 24-70/2.8 Lens N80 with 50/1.4 D Lens EL2 with 50/1.4 AI Lens SB900 [...]
I got back into film photography during the summer of 2005, and it didn’t take long for me to make the switch to digital. Although I loved the way film photography looked (and still do), the speed that you can delivery digital files, and the lower cost of processing (I already had a decent computer [...]
I hate transition sunglasses. They straddle the fence…trying to do too much for the sake of ‘convenience’, and they end up doing nothing well. They don’t work well in cars. They don’t work well in the shade. Overall…they just plain suck. I don’t have transition sunglasses. So why am I so harsh?