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Monthly Archives: July 2010

stop worrying and just smile

stop worrying and just smile

Since I began shooting with the new Polaroid 300 camera, I’m reminded daily (via e-mail, FaceBook and Flickr posts) how “sad” it is that new Polaroid products are just re-branded Fuji products. Polaroid Corp had a long run. Some…

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Tragic Loss

Tragic Loss

My heart sank when I heard the news that 29-year old Jennifer English was killed in a tragic accident, here in New Jersey on Monday night. Jennifer was the long-time girlfriend of filmmaker & friend Victor Bonacore. I’ve seen…

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Impossible’s PX film for Polaroid cameras

Impossible’s PX film for Polaroid cameras

When Polaroid announced that they were discontinuing production of their film for SX-70 and 600 cameras, a group of independent entrepreneurs calling themselves The Impossible Project purchased the defunct Polaroid factory in The Netherlands and started producing new monochrome…

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Making Monday Funday!

Making Monday Funday!

Breaking up the monotony of Monday with some Film Photography fun… I received an e-mail letter from Ireland’s own Ryan Leathem. Ryan was the winner of the Minolta X-700, which I gave away on the Spring Film Photography Podcast.…

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Ian’s Trip 35

Ian’s Trip 35

This past May I received an e-mail from Ian Cook praising the Olympus Trip 35 (35mm film camera). Ian said: I don’t know what it’s like in the usa, but over here – in the uk [and in other countries,…

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Downtown Delight USA

Downtown Delight USA

In an age where indoor and highway strip malls rule, it’s always a real joy to skip the norm and go local. I lived in Pompton Lakes, NJ a few years ago and really dug the town’s “main street”…

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Film Photography on Internet Radio

Film Photography on Internet Radio

I started recording a monthly Internet Radio show called the Film Photography Podcast last October in order to share my enthusiasm about shooting film. At that time I was already recording a monthly show covering underground B-Movies (called the…

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