Sep - 14th

Toy camera effects with digital SLRs

Posted at 1:45 am | Filed Under digital, pencam

I love lo-fi photography. Shooting lo-fi removes any obsession with capturing the “perfect” image. With lo-fi photography, I focus more on composition, creativity and experimentation than when I shoot with a “real” camera. Vignetting, soft edge focus, light aberrations, limited exposure latitude, color casts, even light leaks – the imperfections add a level of personality […]

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Sep - 9th

Lomography+JPG Mag+Photojojo meetup (Updated)

Posted at 7:36 pm | Filed Under lomo

See http://www.kataan.org/blog/2008/sf-lomo-meetup/ for the whole story. Now, with more photos!      

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Sep - 9th

How to spend quality time on the web?

Posted at 1:47 pm | Filed Under uncategorized

Here’s an interesting post from Merlin Mann, one of my favorite productivity gurus on how he’s going to improve his approach to the web: …To be honest, I don’t have a specific agenda for what I want to do all that differently, apart from what I’m already trying to do every day: identify and destroy […]

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Sep - 3rd

Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home

Posted at 5:56 pm | Filed Under uncategorized

I’ve never been a fan of camera bags that looked too much like a “CAMERA BAG!!!“. Much of my photography is done at dusk, early mornings, and urban street street photography in dodgy neighborhoods. I need to be able to pull my camera out, take a shot quickly and stuff it back quickly, all the […]

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Sep - 3rd

“American Photobooth”, a book review

Posted at 4:33 pm | Filed Under uncategorized

American Photobooth is a new illustrated history of photobooths, which first made their splash in the 1920s. Photographer Nakki Goranin became obsessed with the technology after creating a series of her own photobooth self-portraits now in the collection of the International Center for Photography in New York. She then spent nearly a decade tracing the […]

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Sep - 1st

BBF, a TLR 35mm camera?

Posted at 6:32 pm | Filed Under lomo

(updated, more picture-y goodness at the bottom!) A little birdie told me about the BBF (Blackbird, Fly), a camera that the LOMO Society was planning to sell. I hadn’t heard of it before and decided to do a little research. A little googling uncovered this post with some information. It sounds fun – a 35mm […]

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