Welcome to Between 2 Lenses: a collaboration between two people! Two perspectives, really! Each of us (Anna and Nick) bring a unique viewpoint to this endeavor. We want to share, in our own way, what we've learned from film photography. If you were to search film photography on YouTube, which we imagine you have, you'd... Continue Reading →
Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) For someone who disliked being called a street photographer, that is what Garry Winogrand is known for. He preferred the general title "Photographer." It allowed him to not be stuck to one type of photography. Garry worked to photograph life. He said: the true business of photography is to capture a bit... Continue Reading →
I first heard about Ansel Adams my Sophomore year in high school. His most famous photograph was called Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, but the first piece I saw of his was called Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, 1927. Ansel was born February 20th, 1902 and died April 22nd, 1984. He got his first camera... Continue Reading →
I am curious about people: their backstories, personalities, quirks, the reasons they act. Tin types were a way of capturing moments in time and the people involved. They were some of the first pictures I looked at and they instilled in me a love for history along with the desire to capture moments myself.
This is film and this is why you should do it! Currently we shoot 35mm film. Film is a thin piece of plastic that is coated with silver halide crystals and gelatin. We can get into the science at another time but that is the quick description of what film actually is. The image to... Continue Reading →