While in my son’s backyard shooting hoops and playing with the kids, I set up my Toyo View VX-125 film camera to take a photo of my son and wife. While I was loading the film, my son’s daughter, and our granddaughter, ran over to be in the picture. We liked how this one turned […]
While we were at my son’s house in Bethany, I set up my Toyo VX-125 to take a picture of me and Kay. My grandsons were playing with my digital camera while I set up my Toyo and focused on Kay. Once I had everything set and the film loaded, I had Charlie snap the […]
My favorite 35mm portrait lens is my Nikon 85mm 1.4, and I was looking for a 4×5 portrait lens that resembled that field of view. I have used my Nikkor-W 210mm F5.6 extensively as a portrait lens on my Toyo View VX-125, but to get a head and shoulders shot, I have to put the […]
The past week was quite windy here in Edmond, and Kay’s fast-growing tomato plants didn’t fare so well. Top-heavy already, the wind blew them over and broke a few plants. I had put a few rebar stakes in the ground earlier this spring but they weren’t enough to hold the plants in place against these […]
I love shooting with my Nikon F3 film camera on good old TMAX-100 film. It is nearly impossible to replicate the look of actual film from a digital image in my opinion.