Franklin in the rain, February 2020

March 10, 2020 at 4:52 pm

JCC SNAP Show Selections

July 23, 2017 at 1:24 pm

Work select­ed for the SNAP 2017 JCC Show.

Early Morning in Blue Ridge, Georgia

May 3, 2017 at 7:28 am

Blue Ridge Geor­gia. April 2017. Mamiya Pro TL, Ilford FP4+.

TN 134 Railroad Bridge, April 2017

April 21, 2017 at 8:15 pm

Run­ning Water Tres­tle over TN 134 and I‑24.


April 2017, expired 220 roll of FP4+ with Mamiya 645 Pro TL.

Raleigh, February 2016

February 24, 2016 at 11:24 am

Every few months I trav­el to Raleigh, North Car­oli­na and on these vis­its I try to explore down­town a lit­tle bit. This month I had anoth­er trip and took my Leica M3 and my (new to me) Mamiya C330. These are some of my favorites from three ses­sions — one late after­noon and one night­time walk with the M3, and one mid­day with the C330. The M3 had a roll of expired 400UC and the Mamiya was loaded with Ultra­fine Extreme 400.

I’ve got­ten to a pret­ty com­fort­able place with the Leica, but the C330 is still very for­eign to me. In fact, on three of my images the lens did­n’t acti­vate — no idea what I did wrong there. I had switched out the 80mm 2.8 for a 180mm 4.5 and some­how did­n’t set it up cor­rect­ly. Will read more and bet­ter luck next time. Big thank you to Karl Abbott for the roll of Ultra­fine — it turned out great in a Microphen stock dev!

Aerial Lessons at Abrasive Media

October 5, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Shad­ow­ing Lizard Walk­er dur­ing a cou­ple of aer­i­al class­es at abra­sive­Me­dia. We are start­ing to explore a long-term col­lab­o­ra­tion which is very exciting!

Sep­tem­ber 2015. Delta 3200, Mamiya 645 pro tl

Parthenon, June 2015

July 15, 2015 at 11:12 am

Between a vis­it to west­ern North Car­oli­na and a trip to Boston (pho­tos of those forth­com­ing) I had a few days in Nashville. We took some fam­i­ly to see the Parthenon, and I had my Mamiya with HP5+ and my M3 with Supe­ria 400 with me. Below are some of the works tak­en that day.

Vancouver on Film, May 2015

May 28, 2015 at 12:21 am

A week in Van­cou­ver with a roll of Velvia 120 and FP4+ 35mm is about perfection.

Most­ly play­ing tourist and not too much explo­ration, but even that was reward­ing. Stan­ley Park is phe­nom­e­nal, Gas­town is great fun, and ran­dom side streets were well worth investigating.

On the tech­ni­cal side, I shot the Velvia with my Mamiya 645 Pro TL with the 45, 80 and 150mm lens­es. I don’t shoot that cam­era too much these days — I have been work­ing with the GA645 more often for medi­um for­mat film. When I to man­age to set aside the time and ener­gy to show the Pro TL, the results are amaz­ing. Espe­cial­ly with slide film, look­ing at the actu­al media in real life is a treat. Not to men­tion the sheer size of the raw amount of data com­ing from the 6x45 negatives!

This was also the first trip with my Leica M3 and while I am not as quick with the focus­ing as I am with my A‑1, I am com­ing along with the rest of the process. Even hav­ing to meter with an exter­nal meter on this trip for it, I still was able to shoot rea­son­ably quick­ly when the time came. And the look of the images I real­ly love, espe­cial­ly on those pho­tos with a large amount of fine detail and contrast.

A great trip, real­ly wel­com­ing city and who knows? Maybe one day we’ll call it home.