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My Equipment History Told through Love and Affection

My Equipment History Told through Love and Affection

I started messing around with film on a 110mm camera when I was 9. It wasn't serious, mostly animals and stuff in my backyard. I remember the 'pop' of those disposable flashbulbs. Then my mom and dad bought me a Minolta X-700 when I was 13. It baffled me. F-stops? Shutter speeds? Iso? Manual what? Everything came out either black or white and I was shooting colour film. If you know what I mean.  I left that camera mostly on the shelf until my freshman year of University.

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Colour Calibration in Metaphor and Practice

Colour Calibration in Metaphor and Practice

What do colour calibration and completing a tax return have in common? Not much except anticipating the colour calibration process can feel as painful and bemusing as completing a tax return. I assure you neither is the case. And the reward? As far as the colour calibration is concerned, I can think of few things in photography as satisfying as preparing an image on screen for birth into the physical world and having it come out as you intended it to be. On the first try.

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