Thoughts on shooting film and the environment

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Thoughts on shooting film and the environment

shoot-209“Ugh! You shoot film! That’s horrible for the environment!”

I have several green friends, and most of them are pretty put off by my film usage. What I find weird is the fact that they all assume the digital is a superior choice from an environmental stand point.

The truth is, photography has been a filthy business from the very start. Plates used to be sensitized using fumes from mercury and…

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Sad, but very well told.

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A man walks past the new Robin Williams mural located on a wall near the corner of 13th and Grant in Denver on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Photo by Hyoung Chang @hyoung_ccc #denver #mural #robin #denco #denverco #buffaloexchange #robinwilliams #robinwilliamsmural #mork #smile (at Denver Colorado USA)

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A man walks past the new Robin Williams mural located on a wall near the corner of 13th and Grant in Denver on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. Photo by Hyoung Chang @hyoung_ccc #denver #mural #robin #denco #denverco #buffaloexchange #robinwilliams #robinwilliamsmural #mork #smile (at Denver Colorado USA)

Looking to the mountains and waiting for Fall

Great insights and advice, and I can confirm everything he says. :D

The 2014 Underground Music Showcase starts today, but I’m only just posting my stuff from last year’s festival! Inspiration, learning, mistakes…I got some okay shots, but I got a lot more to think about. Tonight I’m hoping to catch Safe Boating is No Accident again (Illegal Pete’s at 11).

More photos and words on my site.

The 2014 Underground Music Showcase starts today, but I’m only just posting my stuff from last year’s festival! Inspiration, learning, mistakes…I got some okay shots, but I got a lot more to think about. Tonight I’m hoping to catch Safe Boating is No Accident again (Illegal Pete’s at 11).

More photos and words on my site.

The massive spike in traffic on my blog after I posted about photo-stealing site galleryoftoday.com this morning. Holy cow! (The post: http://www.scrollwright.com/2014/07/22/photographers-galleryoftoday-com-may-stealing-photos/)

The massive spike in traffic on my blog after I posted about photo-stealing site galleryoftoday.com this morning. Holy cow! (The post: http://www.scrollwright.com/2014/07/22/photographers-galleryoftoday-com-may-stealing-photos/)

*Survey* Film photography in our 21st century - BelieveInFilm.com

Help out an Austrian photography student and take this survey for his thesis.

A little late for International Kodak Film Photography Day (July 12 - George Eastman’s 160th birthday), but here’s my review of the Kodak Duaflex II — a pseudo-TLR my mom gave me for Xmas a couple years ago. Despite a couple minor issues, I really like this thing for a number of reasons. And they are incredibly easy to find.

A little late for International Kodak Film Photography Day (July 12 - George Eastman’s 160th birthday), but here’s my review of the Kodak Duaflex II — a pseudo-TLR my mom gave me for Xmas a couple years ago. Despite a couple minor issues, I really like this thing for a number of reasons. And they are incredibly easy to find.

Loaded my Kodak Retina Reflex IV and my Nikon F2 with Kodak Ektar 100 for #ikfpd2014 and off I go!