Day: April 7, 2017

Old Shanghai


More tinkering. I think, for the foreseeable future, this is where I’m headed. I like the notion of bringing more to a photograph than just pushing the button and letting digital processes do all the rest. This feels like my version of photography. Something a little ephemeral. But, at the same time tangible. Something that you can hold in your hands. Or, hang on your wall. There were a couple of interesting comments yesterday on a couple of pages. One, about certain filters emulating a certain film “look” got me thinking. I actually don’t think a digital filter can be made to look like a certain film emulsion. You can come close. Better yet, it’s jumping off place to someplace better, newer and unique. Something that is yours. Then, the equipment thing raised it’s head. Again. To be honest, I guess I helped that a little. I think people get confused and attach status to things. Things. Like phones, cameras, cars. This prompts them to buy stuff they really can’t afford. And, likely can’t use …