Rocky Mountain National Park on Lomo
Yesterday I returned from a week’s vacation in Denver, Colorado. My absolute favorite part of the vacation was hiking in the Rocky Mountain National Park. So fresh and beautiful. Here are the shots from my Diana F+ (the Tori Amos special edition). There would be more of them, but I forgot to remove the damn lens cap for the first several shots - a problem with non-SLR cameras...
earthhasmusic asked: First, I love you blog! As a photography major, it keeps on inspiring me. I have a quick question.. how do you develop at home? I was thinking of developing my own. I know it's in the bathroom but some chemicals are really not supposed to be put down the sink, like fixer (I think). Do you just recycle the ones that you cannot pour down? Also, where do you get your other film developed that...
Chicago Garden Wedding on Film
As I mentioned before, I had the honor of photographing a gorgeous garden wedding last month. The couple is beautiful, friendly, and fun - a perfect combination for a photographer to work with. Here are photos of the preparations and ceremony. Cameras: Rollei TLR, Mamiya 645, Nikon F100 Films: Fuji 400H...
Rolleiflex TLR for Wedding Photography
My 1950’s Rolleiflex TLR is slow to load, crank, and focus, and has only 12 shots per roll of film. Nevertheless, I love shooting with it, even at weddings. Many of my favorite photos come from my Rollei, such as these from the last wedding I photographed, where I put only two rolls of Tmax through my Rollei. The Zeiss glass is so nice. These shots make me...
New Camera: Nikon F100!
For my big 3-0 birthday, my husband gifted me a Nikon F100 with a Nikkor 50mm 1.8 lens. My first automatic film camera! I tested the camera at Washington Square Park in downtown Chicago. Instead of using a handheld meter and manually setting aperture and shutter speed, I put the camera on aperture priority mode at 1.8F and let its internal meter set the shutter speed automatically. I also...