9-22-14 Selecting 35mm Film for Photography

Now that I’m about to test my Nikon FE (I have 27 days left to return it), I’ve been digging around the internet and found some great sites detailing the different types of 35mm film.

Check them out!
Film Recommendations by Philip Greenspun, 1996

35mm Film Guide from The Curating Cuteness – A Film Photography Blog has a great article where each film stock has posted examples!

Your Best and Worst 35mm Colour Films via Flickr Groups

I’ll be interested to see what kind of film I prefer once I get some experience!
Gabriel

9-16-14 Photographer Mary Ellen Mark

After reading cross-country photographer Mike Brodie was inspired by Mary Ellen Mark, I’ve been checking out her work. I was surprised to learn she was partly responsible for the ground-breaking documentary “Streetwise”, which documented the lives of homeless children in Seattle, Washington. After shooting the kids for an article in LIFE magazine, her work inspired her husband, filmmaker Martin Bell, to shoot the film.

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A jaw-dropping video of our world

Many of you probably saw this video when it was released by NASA back in 2012, but I still can’t get over how beautiful it is. As I understand it, it was put together from a series of time-lapse¬†photos from NASA’s Expedition 30 crew, while they were aboard the International Space Station. And Howard Blake composed the enchanting music. It’s such a breath-taking work of Art, I have to share it. How incredible our world is and yet most of us just take it for granted. We don’t see how truly unique we are in our galaxy! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: