Film photography isn’t dead, and plenty of insights prove the truth of this statement. Digital photography has given us unthinkable possibilities when it comes to photography, but something about film makes it unique. From mature photographers to the most recent newcomers, everybody feels a certain kinship with, or intrigue, about film photography. Perhaps hipster culture aided this recent enthusiasm for film (or not!).
COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY – this 1909 sculpture was cast in Paris, and won a gold medal for its exhibition in the Paris Salon. It was installed outside the main entrance to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in January of 1912
The “Cyclone Storm” had just hit and we were warned we might be knocked back to the ice age. However, in the end it was just a really nice snow, and as anyone can tell here there was really not even that much snow left on the ground when I went for a photo walk through the Boston Common, the Public Garden and part way down Commonwealth Avenue. It was a very nice day, even the temps were up near 50. From 3 degrees with a wind chill of -25, to almost 70 degrees in less than a week… what can you say?
OIL ON CANVAS – NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES – The Old Corner Bookstore is a historic commercial building in the center of Boston, Massachusetts. It is located at the corner of Washington and School Streets, along the Freedom Trail of revolutionary and early American historic sites.