I've just gotten the lease for my new space, so the photography studio and teaching space is back in business! I'm in a much better location this time, walking distance from two different Metro stops, a short bus ride from Union Station, and also a short walk to Chinatown. As soon as I get settled in, I'll be putting together a calendar of classes. Look for classes to begin in the March/April time frame.
it was about 1245 and i didn't have much time
i grabbed a few rolls of 125 and the mamiya and headed to the cove.
the light was soft, the sky was grey and it was about 25ºF.
i pulled into a parking space as i listened to the tires crunch on the ice.
the film was put in and advanced.
instead of 125 or 80, i rated the film at 20ish, a stop or two lower than i usually shoot it.
the wind blew but the sand was frozen
the water ebbed and flowed
Updated 01-07-2011 at 09:59 AM by jnanian
Dang! My last post was a year ago... time flies, huh?
Well, as mentioned in the last post, I decided to keep track of hours spent in my darkroom. I added up the tic marks on the wall for a grand total of ... 101 hours. Sure doesn't seem like much. I have to remind myself that this represents darkroom hours only, not time spent shooting or teaching. And there was only one month that no dkrm work at all was done--certainly an improvement over anything in the past when I would
I've set up a new blog on Wordpress, which has a bit more flexibility as far as look/feel/content management. I'll be writing about my collecting vintage images, my gum and platinum printing, large format photography, and anything else relating to my photography experience. The URL is
I've already got some content up there which I hope people are finding useful and/or interesting.
let the user judge used to be embossed on lens caps on wollensak lenses.
they used to say in their catalogs that it is the person using the lens that has
the final say, they know how they work, they can figure out how to use the lens
and decide for themselves if the lens is right for them.
the same sort of thing can be said for using a film or print developer.
it is the person using it that will understand if it will work for him or her, not
Updated 01-04-2011 at 06:19 PM by jnanian