Guest Post on 35mmc Photography Blog: Architectural photography with a 50mm lens (and some thoughts on minimalism)

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Architecture - Black and white

I wrote another guest blog for Hamish Gill’s 35mmc Blog Site, you can find it here. Some thoughts on Minimalism I have long been fascinated and influenced minimalism as an art form, minimalist design and minimalist architecture. When I was younger, I studied the works of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and other architects, and still own some “minimalist” furniture … Read More

Black and white architecture film photography

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Photographic film - Black and white

​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 images over the last two months. I indicated film stock and camera / lens. M3 is Leica M3 35mm … Read More

Guest post on 35mmc: 40 Year Old Black and White Film: Experiments with Three German Film Stocks (and a 1955 Leica M3)

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Photographic film - Camera lens

I wrote another guest post on Hamish Gill’s 35mmc blog. This post, and the particular experiments leading to the post were not necessarily planned. Wendell Cheek, also a reader of the 35mmc blog, contacted me after reading one of my recent blogs on 35mmc on Rollei films via Instagram. Wendell asked me if I would be interested in comparing some of his … Read More

More architectural photography

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Black and white - 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 to give a quick shoutout to Gerald Greenwood, a UK based photographer. I used his development technique (Rodinal semi-stand development) … Read More

Why black and white?

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Black and white - street photography

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.