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Chris teaches you at least three ways why using a hole instead of a lens to take pictures can really make you a better photographer – and why with the analog taste to it, it is still easy to approach it from the technical side. The Iceland posters are pretty much on their way and Chris will be on the real radio. Tonight.
Gary has a note on backing up pictures during travel, Bear has thoughts on getting out of a rut by using other arts, and he needs a backup strategy for his pictures during a 70 day long motorcycle trip, Frank is interested in what’s happening with the levels in a image if you shoot super low-contrast scenes and there’s a treat for the analog photographers out there, Chris talks with Sanja Harris of the Fotokemika project that is set out to save the heritage of the maker of one of the last traditional silver rich films: EFKE
Maybe the analog ones among you (or those who love photography, no matter if it’s analog or digital) might enjoy this little 90-second video. I produced it the other day together with Allan Attridge, trying out his new camera dolly. I’d say it works.
(It looks gorgeous in HD and full-screen!)
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Watch in high quality (right click to save)
John Chiara is different from most other photographers. With his trailer-size big camera he pulls up at a curb and takes landscape pictures in a process that turns quite a few paradigms upside down.