It’s been a long dark winter but I think my instant cameras have saved me. I have embraced the stark images that shoot out seconds after I press the shutter. I have developed the patience it takes to wait for the images to fully develop. I have four instant cameras…different types and they inspire me. … Continue reading Musings….Instant Photography…The Answer To Wanting It Now. Gift, Frame and Share!
I find it difficult to find the time, opportunity and place to feed my creative soul and I am getting frustrated. My obstacles are finding the time, inspiration and a place that puts me in the right mind frame. Winter makes it difficult but I use that time to practice and research so the instant … Continue reading Musings…Feeding Your Creative Soul
The winter is hard for me. I thrive on sunshine and light and it gets rough. The dark days weigh on my soul and suck the creativity right out of me. My main obstacle is getting film developed this hurdle has me floundering but I will find a way. In the meantime here are a … Continue reading Motivation Musings….When In Doubt Don’t Think Just Shoot!
I am having a great time torturing my friends with my new Polaroid One Step…..my friends not so much. I am waiting for the day they rebel. I am dying to buy a new camera but will research aa new instant camera or a film camera. I have to put medium format cameras to the … Continue reading Flash Crazy! Loving My Polaroid!
I have been asked to take photos at my best friend’s daughter’s wedding. I have known the bride-to-be since she was a baby. My niece as I call her is a wonderful young woman and it has been a joy watching her grow and thrive. She serves overseas in the Air Force alongside her fiance … Continue reading Keeping It Simple….A Polaroid Wedding
I have always wanted to visit Cuba! It is a dream and will help me expand my street photography experience….the architecture, the vintage vehicles and the people it all appeals to me on a visceral level. The colors, the sights and sounds…it the kind of thing that makes my photographer’s eye twitch. So the bestie … Continue reading Lights! Camera! Cuba!
I have had a great time with ‘Minty’ my new instant camera! Saturday was a great day! One of the first fall day in Charm City! The weather in Baltimore has been amazing….perfect Indian summer days and cool, comfortable nights. So my cameras and I have been out and about. I live in a close … Continue reading Polaroid Around Town
So happy to walk in the house and a see a box waiting for me. My Polaroid Land Camera was here! I opened the box and there was at least 10 cameras in the box! Many were digital and that’s just not my thing these days but there was a great 35mm in the box … Continue reading Instant Life: My Polaroid Journey!
I thought I had it made! There was a photo store 15 minutes away on the other side of Baltimore and I was ready to develop rolls ten at a time. Before I got myself organized to send off the first set they stop developing. It means I don’t have a local place to develop … Continue reading The Film Development Struggle Is Real!
I have received cameras from friends and family all over the world. People find vintage cameras in their attics and basements and think of me. I have acquired cameras in flea markets in Europe that costs as little as $3 US but an unexpected trip home to Chicago added another camera to my collection. My … Continue reading Polaroid Wishes and Instamatic Dreams!