Tag: 35mm Film Photography

Palmer Square West

23 March, 2022 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 45mm F2

Last month, I grabbed my Minolta XD-11 and Minolta MD Rokkor-X 45mm f/2 lens and drove to Palmer Square in downtown Princeton. Palmer Square is a public square and planned development across from Nassau Street and Princeton University that forms a collection of shops, restaurants, offices and (expensive) residential spaces. It's a mall. Palmer Square…

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Film aesthetics without content

Avalon Beach, 7 Mile Island | 26 August, 2020 | Minolta X-700 | MD Rokkor-X 50mm f/1.7 | Portra 160

I grew up in the 1970s and learned the craft of photography in the late 1980s with an inexpensive Pentax 35mm analogue SLR camera in hand, spending countless hours in the darkroom. Stacks of 35mm film negatives and colour transparencies still bear witness to my creativity. Back in 1999, I was quick to jump onto…

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