More great synthwave / 80s revival music!

Hey gang!

As I’ve been writing my science fiction short story, I’ve been searching bandcamp for some good futuristic music using the following keywords: “synthwave, retrowave, synthpop, etc.” and finding some great, relatively unknown music!

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6-1-15 I just met Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York at BookCon!

Gabriel asks Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York a question at his panel at BookCon 2015.
Yours truly (left) asking Brandon Stanton (right) a question at his panel, moderated by Manoush Zomorodi (center), BookCon 5-31-15.

My awesome girlfriend took me to BookCon today as an early birthday present! At the end of the day, we were able to get into the panel that I was most looking forward to: a discussion with Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York moderated by WNYC’s Manoush Zomorodi.

Amazingly, I was able to get Brandon’s advice about a fundamental street photography issue that’s been bothering me for years!

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5-29-15 Kodak Film, Film, Film!

Taken in Scotland using Kodak’s Tri-X 35mm Film. Scanned from a print.

Happy Friday!

There’s been a lot of exciting stuff going on for me this past week!

I’m super excited to say that I just received some great film from Kodak for my next photo shoot!

I’ll also be shooting two 35mm test rolls with my new used Nikon F3HP and I will also be testing a new used Polaroid Colorpack II instant camera this weekend! And I’ve also been researching… Zines (more on that later).

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5-14-15 I just ordered a Nikon F3HP Camera Body!

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Photo Credit: James P Fisher III on WikiMedia

Hey Readers!

I’m totally riding the analog 35mm film wave! Since I’m arranging to shoot real 35mm film soon (Kodak film), I decided it was time to get a real, professional 35mm camera! Some of you may remember I ordered a Nikon FE last year to test. I had to return it when I realized I needed something better: the Nikon F3HP. This week, I spent additional hours of research online to make sure it was the best bet (and most affordable option), and finally decided it was time to buy. That way, I can use the F3HP body with my old school Nikon AI and AIS lenses!

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5-6-25 R3 MonoBath – an all-in-one film developing solution!

Hey Readers!

I just watched this video from the excellent Youtube Channel The Art of Photography posted by Photographer Stephen Thorley on the Google + Film and Analogue Photography Community. If you have the chance, check the group out. I just joined up and it has nice, active users. Also check out the videos on The Art of Photography Youtube Channel when you can.

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