Trick of Light

Another roll with my film camera has found its way to the light that I let it see. I am starting to develop a pattern with these film images and I am slowly getting an idea why I am shooting what I am shooting and it is exciting to say the least but I wont get into that just yet. Here are a few odd ones from the roll. My favorites from it can be seen on my flickr page (see navigation to the right) and I have a few others I will post there in a couple of days as well.

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day
“This will be a long day…” (written on the napkin although I missed the mark on this shot, still posting it though because I thought it was a strange thing to see written there in such an innocent place)
dave

Comments

  1. sunhead* - March 27, 2008 at 6:06 am

    OMG!!! :)

  2. john Carey - March 27, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    quite a response!

  3. valmark* - March 27, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    b/c i accidently stumbled across it while visiting to grab a new spring-y work desktop… and there i am in my pjs… wandering the isles while my photo is being taken unbeknownst to me… grocery shopping is quite a personal thing you know, to be taken very seriously, & sneak attacks such as these reveal the true intimate nature of such a process. :)

  4. Florian - April 3, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    It’s interesting how your obvious eye for photos differs from film to digital medium. Nevertheless you still have a great sense for scenes. Love it!

  5. john Carey - April 3, 2008 at 4:50 pm

    Yeah, its strange to me too really. I just see things differently through a film camera than I do through a digital. I think that what I try to do is use a camera to the best of its ability and take photos of things that I find are its strong points. Like the film camera I have seems to be good at moody lighting and colors but falls flat when its to bright or something of the sort. The digital I approach in a way where detail is king and knowing that some simple color work can bring an image alive I see things differently with it. Hmm.. maybe not the best description of how I look at it but close enough perhaps.

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