From SF to Big Sur with a Rolleiflex SL35

Today I am going to show you some images from SF & Big Sur shot with a  Rolleiflex Sl35 and Kodak Ektar Film.  If you have never shot with Carl Zeiss lenses, you need to get on it.  Kodak Ektar film is the world finest grain film and produces excellent negatives with high contrast & […]

Why am I a photographer?

The year was 2000, I got on the bus early…as usual. I preferred time to myself after being caged with a bunch of 7th grade lions. Clutched in my hand was my mothers pentax 35mm camera from the 1970′s. As usual I made my way to the back of the bus. I reached my hand […]

DIY Polaroid Emulsion Transfer on Watercolor Paper

Equipped with Impossible Project instant film and a Polaroid SX-70 Camera, capturing nostalgia is not finished without the emulsion lift transfer on watercolor paper. This process is done by ripping the Polaroid apart, wiping the glue off the back, heating the Polaroid in hot water to remove the emulsion & transferring to watercolor paper carefully […]

Voigtländer Bessamatic

When I picked up this camera the first thing I noticed is the West German craftsmanship that existed in the late 1950s and 60s. The Bessamatic is noticeably heavier than most SLR’s of its time, but feels just right. The camera is extremely easy to operate, especially with the built-in selenium light meter that requires […]