Shooting weddings can be a lot of fun, particularly when you’re not the official wedding photographer. It seems likely that Robb Hohman was playing the role of guest when he snapped this vibrant candid shot of two fellow revelers engaging in the usual kinds of reception shenanigans. This pricelessly evocative image was captured on film using a Voigtlander Bessa-R3A rangefinder.
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Panoramic photographs: Ask most people how to make one, and they’ll say you splice several digital shots together in Photoshop, or, if your camera allows, use a built-in digital stitch and sweep the scene. But as with most things digital there was first an analog solution. Enter the swing-lens panoramic camera, a camera I’ve found to be an indispensable tool.
If a swing-lens camera has you scratching your head, you’re not alone. A more obscure camera, it was mainly used for landscapes and group portraits before the digital revolution came along and displays started needing higher resolution than a cropped 35mm frame. [Read more…]
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