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Portra

Film, Kodak Portra, LACUSC, Rolleiflex

Exploring LAC+USC Medical Center

For years I’ve seen the LAC+USC Medical Center in the distance when going into Los Angeles. It’s this huge almost gothic looking fortress in the distance. I think of The House on Haunted Hill when I look at it.

The hospital opened in 1923. Marilyn Monroe was born there and it served as the exterior hospital shots for the soap opera, General Hospital.  Continue Reading

Film, Oklahoma, Rolleiflex

Fall Color

I took another trip to Oklahoma in the Fall. To de different, I decided to shoot color film this time. It was the first time I’d used color film in my Rolleiflex! Ordinarily color goes in the Leica while the Rollei is reserved for black and white. I left the Leica at home this trip and took only the Rollei along with a Polaroid for something new.

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Film, Kodak Portra, Large Format, Leica, Wista 8x10

Chasing An Eclipse

On August 21st, 2017, North America went crazy trying to watch a total solar eclipse. I admit I got caught up in it too.

My fellow photographer friend, John, and I got this brilliant idea we’d head up to Wyoming to try and watch it ourselves. John wanted to take photos, but I was more interested in seeing it happen. Naturally we decided this only a few months before the eclipse so finding lodging was a nightmare! Eventually we found a place near the Montana border and set about making our plans. Continue Reading