Journal

The More I learn

The more I can see what needs to be done to photographs that takes them from “Yeah, ok” to “Wow.”. I have been revisiting previously taken photographs with new knowledge and have been re-processing them. The results have been astounding. Amazing what a little knowledge can do.

A trip down Memory Lane

Kodak “Brownie” Six-20 circa 1946-53 in working condition. Except for the scrapes in the paint on the front, in perfect condition. I want to get a roll of B&W film and take a trip down memory lane with it.

I’m looking to see if I can find someone to restore the front of it, get it cleaned up and take it out for a spin. My Grandfather had one like this, so it’s pure nostalgia for me!

Concept Photo shoot

Last week was the culmination of an idea I had. I had wanted to recreate, with a live model, some Greco/Roman statues and friezes. It went from an idea, to a concept.…

Then came the planning stages. I researched, went to the library, scoured the internet for imagery of statues, both marble and bronze, friezes and pottery. I also borrowed some items from a local historical re-creationist group.

With those in hand, it was time to go in search of a model. I wanted someone who was physically fit, well defined musculature, but not bulky. And as subject matter would require a nude model, he would have to be experienced. I wasn’t after frontal nudity, as I didn’t want giggles and titillation. I wanted physique.

The perfect model for my project was found. After discussing what I wanted, assuring

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