Silent Night Deadly Night, Creepozoids, Return Of The Living Dead, A Nightmare On Elm Street 4 and Night Of The Demons all have this woman in common; The Scream Queen of them all, Linnea Quigley. This horror icon has befallen some difficult times and is … Continue readingHelp Save Linnea Quigley’s Family Home
Last night I went out and bought a 1979 Grumman Olson GMC 30 Step Van for the studio. She has a new transmission, an engine with less that 5,000 miles. She needs a little love and tenderness but still has many good years of service ahead … Continue readingNew vehicle for the studio.
Woke up this morning and mixed a fresh batch of collodion for shooting some plates. I had just enough dyethel ether left to mix 600 ml. Once I got it all mixed, I added about 50 ml of my old collodion to the mix, capped … Continue readingWet Plate Prepping
In a little over a week, Sunday April 28th, Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day will be upon us. What is the Worldwide Pinhole Photography day? It is an international event created to promote and celebrate the art of pinhole photography. I encourage anyone, whom has the means, … Continue readingWorldwide Pinhole Photography Day 28-APR-2013
Happy Saint Patty’s Day, folks! I know it was just a couple of days ago that everyone was worried about getting stabbed 23 times; But now that we have survived the Ides of March, we can kick back a couple of beers with our pals … Continue readingLá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh
In all serious, I do not think there is much to worry about; Unless, of course, your name is Cesar and you fear being stabbed repetitively(23 times to be specific). “The word Ides comes from the Latin word “idus”, a word that was used widely in … Continue readingBeware the Ides of March
Last night, I was looking for a documentary on Richard Avedon on netflix or Amazon Instant Video and ended up finding this gem. “Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff + Robert Mapplethorpe” is an interesting piece that covers a lot of material on these two people … Continue readingBlack White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff + Robert Mapplethorpe
It has been long week and I have felt that my energy has been draining rapidly. Everything has seemed, an unnecessary, battle. Last weekend, we had to cancel all of our shoots due to issues with heat in the house; I do not take shoot … Continue readingJust a quick update.
Halloween will be here soon… in just a few short weeks. When I was a child, the eve of Halloween was a wondrous thing; The streets filled with pranksters and trick-or-treaters. Today, it seems much more reserved. For me, It just seems to be a … Continue readingHalloween is quickly aproaching.
Well, I received my Canon 5D Mark III last week and I am giddy as a school girl. Given that I have been using the Rebel series for some time now, I am trying to get used to the controls and the difference in weight. … Continue reading5d Mark III and other stuff