Day 151

this is my first official speed graphic portrait. i've shot plenty of 4x5 but have always lusted after a handheld large format so i could realistically bring it with me wherever instead of just in the studio on a huge stand. featured is, shockingly, jamric.

for illustrative purposes, here is a shot of me holding the camera, very soon after i took this shot, which the guys will very likely mention on their brand new blog.

i suppose im a tiny part of a larger trend of people enjoying older cameras, processes, and approaches to taking photographs. of course there are tons of people who learned on this stuff and still use it and it is just now time for me to clue in to its greatness.

i had more to say but i have derailed and