Photos: Northern Indiana (July 2017), from Tri-X 400 Film

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Here are some photos I captured using a Canon Rebel X film SLR with Canon 40mm/2.8 STM lens on Tri-X 400 black and white film. I developed them at home with Rodinal and TF-5 fixer, scanned them with a cheap Wolverine scanner, and processed them in Adobe Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC to make them look decent. The beach photos were taken at an Indiana Dunes/National Lakeshore beach. The shopping photos were at Lighthouse Outlets… Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.

Event Photos: Antioch West Morning Worship Service – July 30, 2017

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I enjoyed having the opportunity to take more photos at the Antioch West worship service this morning. I needed to operate the video camera for the archival recording this morning, so I was unable to take any photos during the preaching portion of the service. Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.

Event Photos: Antioch West Church Service and Potluck – July 23, 2017

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I recently was blessed with the opportunity to upgrade my photography equipment. I upgraded from the Canon 40D to the 80D and bought a few new lenses: Canon 18-135mm/3.5-5.6 IS USM, Canon 200mm/2.8L and the Canon 85mm/1.8. I love the large aperture on the primes which makes them work really well for indoor event photography. The zoom seems like a good all-around lens, and eventually I hope to obtain its companion external servo unit to… Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.

Photos: Smithsonian’s National Zoo

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My niece is in town and we decided to visit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in nearby DC. Despite the hot weather, the place was packed with tourists. The hot weather made the animals seek shelter, the tourists (especially kids) were constantly in the way of my camera, and my zoom lens (Tamron 70-300) missed focus a lot, but I was still able to find a few pictures worth sharing with you. Would you like to know more? Continue Reading.