It has been a week of pure madness. A madness that I have been enjoying very much. You know this had to go further than just testing on still life, right?
Summer is coming to an end and I had made myself a promise. Before this summer is to end, I will have photographed at least one person outdoors using my large format camera. This is not a comparison or debate but there is no Photoshop, filters or actions used in this process which means there is a lot of love that goes into every step. So what does it mean when someone says large format? Here is a video […]
In the month of March 2017, I had posted a video of portrait photographer Luis Plácido López Caballero which showed him going through his whole creative process from start to finish when he photographs a portrait using a large format camera. Whenever I view this presentation, it makes me want to do just the same. I invite you to take a look at his website. So here I am six months later taking in that inspiration and putting it in […]
This is a video that I had posted a while back on Facebook. Looking forward to really diving into large format photography.My plan is to focus on landscapes and of course self-portraiture. I really enjoyed the music, detail and presentation of this video. I hope you enjoy it too.
It has been a longtime coming! I finally got to work with a mode( Josiane Souligny)l in order to put my 4×5 camera to work. I have to be thankful for her patience and kick-ass talent and attitude. Thank you Josiane! I was also lucky to have gotten some guidance as there is a lot to think about when using this type of camera. This is a scan taken from the contact sheet. It came out under exposed but I […]
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