I started shooting film in a middle school photography class, where we bulk-loaded Tri-X and developed and printed in the darkroom there. Our teacher, Mr Truman, was a WWII air force veteran and had a patience and acceptance of life that I think only combat can forge in a person. We had to turn in […]
Author Archives: Timothy Roper
I am a photographer living in Silicon Valley, CA. Recently I have begun working again with film and darkroom printing--for the aesthetics, slower process, and, ultimately the unique experience that comes from viewing silver gelatin prints. I wish to use this process of creation to share my experiences as I explore more and more of the world, near and far.
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Thinking in 28mm: Learning to love wide
I’ve always been a little scared of the 28mm focal length (on 135 film/full frame digital). Although perhaps I should say, a little scared and intrigued by it.