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Slides.- Shooting Slides

In its day, most photographers used color negatives and made prints out of them. They rarely considered the possibility of photographing slides. In fact, slides were —and are— always strange territory, not for everyone… but it shouldn’t be a scary concept either. Shooting slides has

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SLIDES.- WILDERNESS

We are the last generation that can experience true wilderness. Already the world has shrunk dramatically. To a Frenchman, the Pyrenees are “wild.” To a kid living in a New York City ghetto, Central Park is “wilderness.” Even travelers in Patagonia forget that its giant,

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Slides.- Crops

Our world moves forward with broken things. Broken earth to produce a harvest, broken clouds to bring rain, broken grain to make bread, broken bread to give us strength. You too have to be broken at some point in order to emerge stronger. Slides of

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Slides.- Atapuerca

A cynic would say that the archaeological evidence shows primarily how buildings met the ground, not how they really looked. In fact, the most ardent archaeologists today may be not the professionals going by this noum, or the paleontologists or anthropologists. The modern builders, engineers

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SHOP.- NIKON F3HP WITH NPC PROBACK II

Once upon a time in New York… Once upon a time, before the Internet changed everything for better or worse, there was a guy at 37 West 47th Street that everyone went to when they needed an adaptation outside the standard options of the camera

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SHOP.- The Elusive Nikon MF-17

During the ’80, Nikons with a motor drive attached started running film at a rate of 6 fps. That meant that it took about 6 seconds for a reel of 36 pictures to be gone if you forgot to lift your finger … and changing

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WELCOME TO NIKON-FILM

Dear  Visitor,

Once upon a time, but not too long ago, computers breathed, ate, slept … and made pictures. Computers were people. People that, when working with film, love the mystery of not being able to immediately see what the image will look like —and just hope to capture that fleeting moment.

 

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