Thank you to Dave at ShootTokyo and a roll of Kodak Porta for this portrait.Read More Film is Alive and Well
Ximending has been one of my favorite areas in Taipei for photography since moving here 9 years ago. It is full of life, full of color, full of sound, movement, people, food… a photographer’s paradise. The biggest challenge I have shooting here is that it doesn’t really come alive until well after dark when the […]Read More Ximending in Film
After much anticipation I have to admit that I am a little bit let down by the film that was returned to me this evening. There are a few things that may be at play here. 1) The developer is just a local shop that may or may not be be using the best practices. 2) […]Read More Canon Canonet QL17 GIII: The First Rolls
The first two rolls of film that I have developed in a long, long time have finally shown up. The film was old, 10+ years and were found in the bottom of an old moving box. One roll was half exposed from about 15 years ago and the other was still in its packaging. I had […]Read More After a Long Absence, the Film is Starting to Roll In
In a way this is all about getting back to the first influences photography had on me. My father (tomcollinsphotography.com) starting shooting this camera back in the 60s. Most of the early images of my childhood are taking with one of these and I even found a photo of me when I was 13 or […]Read More Arrival of the Canon Canonet QL17 GIII…So Excited!