Introducing: mack505

Here I sit on New Year’s Eve watching the snow swirling outside and thinking I should introduce myself to the 52 Rolls community. My name is James. I’m a paramedic, married, father to 1 daughter, 8 cats, and a dog. I have photographic ADD.  For over 5 years I have been blogging and rambling about…

roll 52: I made it

Wow, I wasn’t sure when I started this journey if I would be able to complete it, but I did. I will admit that I ran out of things to say from time to time, but I am glad I did this project for 2014. This will be my last post. In 2015 I plan…

roll 51: Last minute Christmas

After 50 rolls and 50 weeks I am running out of things to say. My roll 51 is from my Olympus OM1 and Portra 400 film. I scanned on an Epson V700 and did no editing, which is pretty obvious. I think I am burned out. I made a  trip into downtown Portland to do…

Week – #0 (The Nightmare Before New Years)

So this year for 52-rolls I am still entirely undecided on how to follow with it. Last year was a near on disaster as I shot far more than 52-sheets, but didn’t scan.. Laziness.. Then as the summer dragged on into autumn, and now winter, I have printed more than scanned. Also losing my little…

52rolls 2015 Introduction – UNDEREXPOSED: Alternative Photography

(Photo by Todd Graham of Todd Graham Media) My Name is Blake Griffin and I have been shooting under UNDEREXPOSED: Alternative Photography (UNEXPhotography) since 2007-ish. I started out primarily shooting film, and then moved to digital when I started working more professionally. Long story short I decided around October-ish that I wanted to challenge myself…

Simple…

Sometimes the simplest images are the best.. and sometimes not.. I wanted to try some still life (reminder, don’t use WIDE LENSES).. Unfortunately I completely missed seeing the front of the rail in the image (yes bottom there) as I was concentrating entirely on getting the bananas in sharp focus.. Oh the joys of “Live…