Sometimes when I am out using a film camera, passers by ask “can you still get film for that?”, which makes me wonder why they think I’m carrying the camera about and pointing it at things and pressing the shutter button, if I couldn’t get film for it. Newcomers to film photography often ask the […]
Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale known in real life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah has heaped praises on President Akufo-Addo. According to Shatta Wale, Ghana is changing and he loves the direction that President Akufo-Addo is taking the country. In a tweet that YEN.com.gh sighted on Shatta Wale’s handle, the controversial artiste wrote “I think […]
If you rescue a pets, please rescue me also. If you purchase one, the profit goes to my and my sisters studies. Can you please purchase one mugs? your one purchase is not become my day, it’s become my life.
Sodom & Chimera Productions has revealed the first tease for Daughter of Dismay, the first narrative short to be shot in 70mm IMAX. Daughter of Dismay tells the surreal and mystical tale of an emotionally broken witch. She enters the darkness of the woods to fulfill her biggest desire, for which she takes extreme and […]
Every movie nominated this year for a best picture Oscar employed a stunt coordinator. Yet not one of these individuals will have the opportunity to receive Academy Award recognition. The Oscars acknowledge categories ranging across multiple disciplines that support a film’s story and visual dynamics. But the stunt department’s contributions remain unsung. This might be […]
Here are the highlights from my past few weeks in the darkroom. Most of these are printed on some expired Kodak Kodabromide paper I got from eBay. One is expired Agfa Brovira 111. Which is which should be obvious 🙂
A few months back, when visiting Portland, Maine, I got a chance to spend time with Rebecca Lily and Johnny Patience, two talented photographers and visual artists. They have eschewed the obvious and the normal and instead carved out their trail through life, work, and creativity. Bijan Sabet, who is also a fellow photography enthusiast […]
#171 Catalog: WHY Is This Picture ? This is a catalog selection from one of maybe a dozen portfolios to be later offered for sale as a hardcopy CD-ROM. Details of the publication are yet to be determined, but the CD-Rom will be similar in concept to the now little used Kodak Photo CD format. […]
(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: it’s time for the Academy to create a Stunts and Choreography award.) It’s Oscar season, which means all the annual traditions and reheated previously-hot takes are in full effect. The Academy as an institution has […]
The evening of March 24, 2002, was unseasonably cool in Los Angeles. It was the night of the 74th Academy Awards, and the first to be held at the newly completed Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. As the show’s honorees began arriving at the venue and walking the red carpet, temperatures were dipping as low as […]
I remember time in textures: the earth beneath my bare feet, the dress I was wearing, the way a certain song frames a memory, its strains palpable on the skin, part of the oxygen in that moment. The state of the union is for me to keep track of the eras as they fly by […]
I’ve mentioned it on a couple podcast episodes and I sincerely apologize for the delay! However, the day has come! We just announced the film giveaway. Before we get into the rules, I want to send a very special ‘thank you’ to the awesome people at Kodak Alaris for putting this amazing kit together to give away!
I’ve been working on adjusting my tone for my blog posts these days. I tend to take on a more judgmental and “you need to do this” tone, because I’m passionate about other people avoiding the mistakes I’ve made in the world of employment. I try to change it to a more conversational tone. Today […]
It was not expected. Not with such a high-scoring offense, led by future Hall of Fame quarterback, Drew Brees. With 73,000 fans screaming at the top of their lungs early in the 1st quarter, the New Orleans Saints found themselves down 14-0 in the divisional rounds of the National Football League playoffs. The majority of […]