NEW YORK NEW YORK – I’m continuing to experiment with film – today shooting medium format with my Mamiya 7. This camera, which is effectively a great big plastic Leica (getting 10 6x7cm images on a roll of 120 film), is noted for its remarkable lenses. Mamiya, for example, copied the design for the lens on the Hasselblad Superwide and actually improved on it in the 43mm wide angle (giving the equivalent angle of view of the Hasselblad Superwide or a 21mm lens on a full frame digital camera). The scans came out beautifully. I’m including a small gallery to give you a sense of how these are coming out.
Day 2,950 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life.
On this day last year (day 2,585): Big rock – one of my best of these types of images.
NEW YORK NEW YORK – Abroad with my Leica on the Upper East Side. The second image is of a building that we lived in for six months while our apartment was being renovated. Shot with film in my Leica M7.
Day 2,924 of one photograph every day for the rest of my life
On this day eight years ago (day 2): For rent Eight years ago was just post financial crisis so there ware a lot of for rent signs on store fronts. We’re seeing for rent signs again, this time because bricks and mortar retailers are being driven out of business by online stores.