Why I Choose Film for Street Photography

Why I Choose Film for Street Photography

I’ve been questioned numerous times about my predilection for film photography. The interrogator’s rationale goes something like, “But digital is so convenient and you can do so many things with digital that you can’t do with film.” I don’t disagree. But none of that...

Pull over pictures (and a partial return to color)

Pull over pictures (and a partial return to color)

On road trips, one of the things I love to do, is to move to the side of the road in order to stop (= pull over) and take a picture. Sometimes or probably more often than not pulling over is not possible or easy. But our recent 3800 road mile trip provided some...

Black and white architecture film photography

Black and white architecture film photography

​Black and white architectural film photography As mentioned previously, I have been enjoying architectural photography recently. I was fortunate enough to be able to continue this through the lockdown (in Minnesota: stay at home order). Below are some of my favorite...

More architectural photography

More architectural photography

More architectural photography I have been enjoying architectural photography recently, both film and digital. Here I am sharing some most recent film photography architectural photographs captured with a Hasselblad 500cm with a 80mm Zeiss Planar 2.8 lens. I also want...

Why black and white?

Why black and white?

Ultimately it comes down to artistic choice on why to pursue black and white photography.  I have been making that choice a priori in my image creation process for the majority of my personal work these days. Below are some of the reasons why I currently focus on B&W photography.

Street and architecture photography in Basel

Street and architecture photography in Basel

Architecture In continuation of my architecture series, I wanted to share some more architecture photographs. I just returned from a trip to my hometown Basel, and loved some of the architecture I saw. It helped that the weather was cooperating, not necessarily always...

Architecture

Architecture

Architecture Architecture is fascinating. And I love to work in series. In particular in mini-series. And I love film photography. After working on a winter flower and mini-winter landscape series, I spend most of my time in the cities. Going out and photographing...

Mini winter landscapes

Mini winter landscapes

Mini winter landscapes As mentioned in my previous post, I absolutely love the winter landscapes of the Lake Superior North Shore. As a sort of continuation of this previous series, here a series of close(r) up landscapes (landscape details) of the snowy Lake Superior...

Flowers in the winter – a mini series

Flowers in the winter – a mini series

​Flowers (and grasses) in the winter (a mini-series) I absolutely love the winter landscapes of the Lake Superior North Shore. The flowers and grasses that seem to survive the cold (- 20 Celsius) weather are fascinating to me. Quite a few of them, over the course of...

2020

2020

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.”― Lao Tzu, Te Tao Ching Sometimes less is more, so that's my first post in 2020 and the new decade. Pictures taken with Nikon FE, 28mm lens with macro tube and Ilford Pan F 50 B&W film.

Guest Post: Some thoughts on bulk loading (35mmc.com blog)

Guest Post: Some thoughts on bulk loading (35mmc.com blog)

Here is another guest blog that just got published on Hamish Gill's 35mmc blog: https://www.35mmc.com/27/12/2019/worried-about-the-price-of-film-some-thoughts-on-bulk-loading-and-my-process-by-daniel-sigg/ It's about the pros and cons of purchasing film in bulk (which...

 

 

 

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