Category Archives: musings

The American Pictorials Project – Year 5 of 10

by Gavin Seim: It’s now year 5 of a 10 year plan to build my American Pictorialist brand one day at a time. I thought I was setting out to take photos. Turns out there was much more I was after. … Continue reading

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A 3 Month Photographer’s Road Trip – Day 91, The End

Once upon a time there was a guy, his family, a bunch of cameras, a Super Camper and lots of passionate ideas. No sponsors. No backup team – Just the open road, a sense of adventure and three months to … Continue reading

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Gavin Seim on Wet Scanning 4×5 Film Using His Epson V700.

  Those of you that follow my work know that I love working with 4×5 large format film. I still use digital, but 4×5 scans blow it away in terms of detail for my wall prints. More about why I … Continue reading

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The Second Coming of Film – A Story About Light

It was Spring of 1968. Motor Trend had just crowned the GTO car of the year, Eddie Adams just made one of the most iconic images in history and in a few months the Detroit Tigers would win the World Series. Honeywell Pentax was telling us they made “fine photography easy.” and the Polaroid swinger was happily swinging off shelves. Continue reading

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Photo Couch Podcast 32 | Throwback. Canon FTb, Classic 35mm

  My friend Barry Howell guests this week and shows off the classic 35mm SLR in black and talks about how cool it really was. I even bought one myself to add to my collection. — Photo Couch Podcast #33, … Continue reading

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