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I Am More Than Black & White

Style: A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed... (As per Google) To an artist/photographer, the word "style" is often very important. For me, it's always been something I was striving toward. Not necessarily... Continue Reading →

My First Roll from the Rolleiflex

I think the Rolleiflex is the funnest camera I've ever had in my possession. The waist-level finder is so cool, and bringing it up to my eye to focus is even more visually intriguing than freelensing. The world is placed... Continue Reading →

My First Canonet Roll in Five Years

My husband bought me a Canonet as a Christmas present in 2011. I wanted a small, vintage camera that I could tinker with and carry around with me when I needed an artistic nudge. At the time I was still... Continue Reading →

I Went Monochrome for the Entire Month of April. Here Is What I Learned

Monochrome for a Month was a challenge I gave myself so that I would be forced to overlook color when shooting. I love black and white photography and it used to be my go-to edit, but during 2016 I went... Continue Reading →

Monochrome for a Month: Week Deux

For those of you who don't follow the blog, I decided to go entirely monochrome for the month of April. Week one was a bit of a struggle, but this week I was determined to make better progress. I went... Continue Reading →

Monochrome for a Month: Week One

All images © 2017 Lina Forrester A week ago, I decided I would go monochrome for the entire month of April. I changed my camera's settings and loaded my Instax and Pentax with B&W film. After the dull and snowless... Continue Reading →

Monochrome for a Month

Going monochrome always changes my perspective with photography, even if it's only for a day. I begin to *see* the world in lights, shadows, tones, shapes, and patterns, and it really improves my skills. This year, I've decided to challenge... Continue Reading →

Lifestyle Practice with the 50mm

It was a cold day yesterday. Nothing like the beautiful, spring-like weather we've been experiencing lately. Not wanting this flu thing to relapse (again), I spent most of the afternoon indoors. I'd thrown some chicken into the slow cooker earlier... Continue Reading →

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