Doing portraits is one way I’ve connected with people. Using a large, slow camera and explaining the procedure really brings the subject into the process. These images are about to resurface. My friends Dave and Anna recently got in touch with me, asking if I’d take part in a new show about artists. Of course, I accepted. Continue reading →
(2048×1372) san francisco is so beautiful to me. this wasn’t some unique chance. i see light in the city like this frequently. this was just on a morning walk before work.
(2048×1372) recently i got a new lens for my M4-P — a summicron 35mm, the fourth version or “bokeh king”. this one in particular is revered for how it renders out of focus areas. i’ve often felt the 28mm was too wide on this camera. funny, since i generally shooting with wide angle lenses. as Continue reading →
Last night was my fourth year attending Ryan’s company’s annual holiday party. The last time I went, I met this guy Joseph — an interesting character, very flamboyant, very into fashion. I had my Crown Graphic with me at the time, so our conversation led to portraits. He suggested that I do one of him, Continue reading →
This past weekend was Folsom Street Fair. It’s an annual BDSM and leather subculture fair with fundraising events, parties, exhibitors (crafts, art, pornography, etc.), music, and general mayhem. For a consistent event like this, it’s increasingly difficult to come up with fresh ideas or photograph unique scenes. For me, it was a chance to get Continue reading →
empty commercial space, market street and kearny. arista premium 400 in rodinal 1+50. m4-p with the elmarit 28mm. things have been so.. dull lately, photography wise. it seems a lot of folks i know are in artistic doldrums. i’ve been trying to force myself out before or after work (or both). since i’ve been shooting Continue reading →
(2048×1631) Last weekend was SF Carnaval in the Mission. The parade starts at 9:30 (usually later), but the interesting parts happen before, around 8:00-8:30 when the performers and floats are preparing for the event. Of course, with each passing year more and more photographers show up early for this unfettered and intimate access to the Continue reading →