I have a friend (ahem) who dropped their camera. That's horrible, I thought, but it might still be fixable. Then they told me they dropped it in saltwater. Oh.* As soon as they said that, I remember thinking that if they had this stuff on their camera, it'd still be okay. (well, not any breakage, but no salt damage). The product itself is pretty unbelievable, but
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o7Q9qXXzhQ&feature=player_embedded When I started talking about grey cards and histograms along with reciprocity, a student sent me this link as a good video for students to see. Check it out!
I will not be shopping on black friday. At least not in actual stores. (I don't like having to wear body armor when I shop.) BUT, it is a great time to get some camera gear. Lots of places will have sd/cf cards on sale, there's lots of lenses on sale, and even some cool... Continue Reading →
Ooooh. I got this link of facebook, and thought some of you would love it. This is a set of videos that show the deconstruction of a digital camera--what the innards are and what they do. I would never try this with an expensive camera, but this version is something to you can pick up... Continue Reading →
So, I did tell a few of my classes this week about polaroid cameras and the newer polaroid film alternatives... You can find polaroid cameras all the time at estate sales, and I love grabbing them up. Anyone who sees how I clean and organize (darkroom habits never die) will know that I could never... Continue Reading →
This is for Professor Worsfold's digital class. If you are on the waitlist, I would either wait to buy this or I'd make sure you don't open it and keep receipts in case you don't get into the class. First and foremost, the camera. And not just ANY camera…you need a digital camera will FULL... Continue Reading →