As my earlier posts have noted, I have been exploring various options to digitize my film negatives and slides. I have an Epson V700 flatbed scanner, a Plustek Opticfilm 120 scanner, and have also tried scanning using a Fuji XT-1 APS-C (16 MP) digital mirrorless camera with both a Leitz BEOON copy stand, and more recently, using a Minolta Copy Stand II. The scan quality … Continue reading Film Digitizing Gotcha!
Back in mid-July, I visited the Chicago Botanic Garden with neighbor and fellow photographer, Laura Hedien. Laura and I have frequently gone out on photo excursions to shoot a myriad of subjects, including lighthouses, a wolf sanctuary, downtown Chicago and Milwaukee, airplanes at Oshkosh, trains, and other things. This latest excursion was focused primarily on doing macro photography of butterflies at the Botanic Garden’s “Butterflies … Continue reading Butterflies and Macro
Memorial Day service in Grayslake, IL – May 27 2013 Continue reading Memorial Day – 2013