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Workshop notes, 20170320

Got some encouraging results testing the prototype camera for the Compound Yellow workshop. Continue reading

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Workshop notes, pt. 1

In the spirit of full disclosure, I’ll be keeping an open notebook here as I stumble through experiments ahead of a workshop I’ll be holding on April 30 at Compound Yellow in Oak Park. Continue reading

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El Tracks Revisited

I wasn’t happy with the images I showed in this post, so I decided to rescan them on my new/old Epson 4990 in 16 bits, and processed in Darktable to bring out detail in the shadows. The negatives are the … Continue reading

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Flamingo Fever

Calder’s masterpiece, unwrapped three ways: I think this is a good start to a series about Chicago’s public art. There is certainly plenty to work with, not only in the Loop. I’m sure this won’t be the last time I’ll … Continue reading

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Under the El Tracks

First sun we’ve had for a while, but since I wasn’t downtown, I had to settle for el tracks. I’m making progress – my improving ability to plan the framing has made the images somewhat easier to read, and the … Continue reading

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