Sometimes I only get the opportunity to learn about a photographer on the day he or she passes away. It’s a weird experience – discovering an artist’s life work because of their obituary. I’m both elated to learn about an artist I never knew existed, and at the same time, I feel sad I never knew about them when they were walking the Earth.
While covering the recent Strumbellas concert, I met a friendly photographer taking instant photos of guests using an old Polaroid Land Camera! We spoke about polaroid cameras, instant film and he told me the sad news about Fujifilm discontinuing the last peel-apart film – FP-100C.
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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).
I hope all of you had a great weekend! In New York City, we just celebrated Daylight’s Savings Time, which, is a BIG sign Spring is on her way!
Every now and then everyone gets curious about how they’re doing on Google Search. At least I do! Well I just ran some searches and I can’t quite believe it, but as of today, I’m on page two using the following search words:
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.