Sure, developing film can be complicated if you want it to be — if you are striving for perfection, working with color film, or if you simply enjoy tinkering with nuances of chemistry. But that’s all optional. Black and white film is remarkably tolerant to inconsistent processing, and it’s fun to play with the development process.
Cameras and Conjectures
(a blog of sorts)
I think that the DSLR camera’s sad fate is to become infinitely more irrelevant than any previous example of outdated camera technology. Prices will plunge, manufacturer support will dry up, and nobody will care. The sooner you jump ship, the better.
No matter what we do — even if we press all of the red buttons and vaporize a good chunk of the planet’s surface — I promise you that the earth will be fine. It has survived extinction events in the past, and it can do it again. I certainly hope that isn’t what happens. But I only hope it because, as a member of the only species that is capable of appreciating the beauty of this place, it would just be a shame to diminish it.
(originally published on Medium) I still remember the feeling. If you’ve ever had something expensive stolen from you, you probably remember it too: that sinking sensation when you realize that it’s not where it should be, that disbelief that it’s still gone the next day. It happened to me a few years ago. Some kids […]
Shelter, food, and friendship — these are the three most pressing needs in life. And travel is mostly just an effort to find more exciting ways to satisfy them. Mixing things up with a little unpredictability and even a bit of inconvenience now and then spices things up, and helps you to appreciate the nuances […]