Film is Awesome, Except When Its Not

I love film. Adore it. Have become quite addicted to it, actually. And yet, I hate it. From the unpredictability...

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Adventures with my T3

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  This year I’ve been doing a 365 on Tri-X film, so my trusty Contax Aria has always been loaded...

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Autumn Palette

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I love it when my Instagram stream acquires a colour scheme. It’s not something I do on purpose; rather, it...

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4 in 24 |Dreaming in Green and Blue

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There are moments that feel like dreams. Where you take a deep steady breath in and think to yourself, (or...

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Summer Never Left Us

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Here in Middle Georgia, we are famous for our warm temperatures, but this fall has been unseasonably warm. As I...

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thursday favorites

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Every single device I own is at full photo tilt. I’ve avoided organizing my photo workflow for months by shooting...

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Niche vs. Comfort Zone

As a photographer I often feel a pull in two different directions: 1. I want to grow in my work and...

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The Miracle Phone

Some of you might know that I had a river accident this summer. My partner and I were swept into...

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Playing with Fragment App

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I’ve been playing a bit with the Fragment App on my iPhone (available for Android too) lately and I thought...

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aww, shucks

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Gang, how is it that I eat more decadently when I go camping then I do when I am home?...

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On Wandering

For months now, I feel as though photography has been nothing but a painful tooth-pulling me. However, something changed, literally...

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Point and Shoot Love

It’s Mobile Monday here on Mortal Muses! Usually Mobile Mondays are dedicated to beautiful examples of cell phone photography but...

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That day in July

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Hasselblad 500cm | Kodak Portra 800 pounding ocean waves thick salt air swollen peaches sunlight bursts powder blue hydrangeas arch...

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From the Cutting Room Floor

I’ve been noticing the hashtag, #fromthecuttingroomfloor, on Instagram lately. Have you seen this? It’s basically a fun little challenge in...

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Exploring 35mm Film: Tudorcolor

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I have a confession to make: as much as I love 35mm film, I have never – until now –...

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On Connection

Photography is so often a solo pursuit. To be honest, I think that’s one of the things I love about it....

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Adventures in 19th-century photography

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Last month I spent a weekend doing “wet-plate collodion photography” course. As you may have noticed, I enjoy the challenge...

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There’s No Crying In Photography

This semester is a bit of a departure from last spring in that I am teaching intro to (primarily digital)...

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It’s in the Details

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I have had a lot of “flipping the script” for me lately. You know, taking those not so nice words...

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Birds

One of the big attractions here in Virginia is a theme park called Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. Like most theme parks...

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