I was never too good at updating the blog under the previous system - in fact I believe it only ever came to two entries. But that's no reason not to try again, is it?
I've been in the darkroom again today. As I suspected i had put off cleaning up the last time I was there, and had ended up going offshore for a week in the interim. It's amazing how hard solidified print developer can get, and how long it takes to get it out of the tray.
I have a lot of negatives
Yesterday I had help from a savy 3D CAD teacher. With his help, we have turned some of my ideas into 3D drawings. It is an interesting process. I feel that I have e good spacial feel for how things look and work, but seeing something in 3D on a monitor is very different. We set off to just get something into 3D and not look at if it will work or not. We had to start somewhere and we decided to start with a contact printing frame. The software package he uses allows for making cuts between to pieces
The Sundance thing is still going on, but it's over for me. We wrapped out last night.
In regard to movie stars, I gathered up how it works according to the average festival goer:
If you got in to the same building as a celebrity, you met them. If you were in the same building as them for more that ten minutes, you hung out with them.
According to the rules, since Woody politely enquired if he could take some of the water bottles next to my camera (he
Been up at Park City working on the Sundance thing for American Movie Classic. Between shoots we watch main street out the window, and comment on the "parade of cool".
It has been interesting to live here and have watched the festival evolve from something fairly interesting, into basically a carnival. The core of it is still there, but the hawkers and gawkers now set the tone.
So far as notables go I've shot Woody Harrleson, Colin Farrell, and Amy Redford.
Today I spent the day looking at a factory where they manufacture items in composit materials. They make all kind of things, from bikes to boats. I got some small samples. They are made from materials like carbonfiber, Kevlar friber, glassfiber. Some made with a core from a different material.
I got a ton of litterature to study. There are so many variations to consider if I want to go this route with my camera.
On the other hand. I have wood from a 60 year old Elm