I recently picked up a PEN-EE 1/2 frame camera on Ebay and have enjoyed getting back into film. Because it gets 72 shots to a roll of 36, it almost feels like you can casually take photos like a digital camera but it’s film, so it looks amazing and random stuff happens. I LOVE THAT.
Wandering aimlessly around Williamsburg the other night I stumbled across a garage that had been converted into a mini-venue. A classic Brooklyn makeshift space. A heavy wooded table was strewn with roasted peanuts and cheap beer and whisky. People were loose to the Blue Grass band. A slice of mountain Hicksville in an industrial street [...]
I just saw the documentary on Bill Cunningham, a big influence of mine. His complete devotion to his craft at the cost of an entire life is astounding, moving, and sweet. Such a monkish soul in the midst of the most fickle industry around. It’s amazing to see someone who works at photographing every hour [...]