Day-off photography from Burlington, Iowa

Day-off photography from Burlington, Iowa

I knew I wanted to shoot an Iowa town on the Mississippi River, like the town I was raised in. And so, at random, over my morning coffee, I chose Burlington, Iowa. I had only been there once before, just passing through really but I remembered being charmed by it and wanting to explore it more. In my photographic work, I'm always looking to compare and contrast elements that remind me of or differ from my hometown—not just aesthetically but the feelings I associate with my home as well.

More photos from the South

  I got a chance to edit a few more of my favorite images from my Presidents Day trip to New Orleans and back.   I'm really excited to see that my digital camera with its new lens served me really just as well as my favorite film cameras. Of course, the resolution isn't as [...]

Medium format comparison

Take a guess: Which of the following images is medium format digital and which is film?   I took the opportunity to borrow the University of Iowa's Mamiya 645 camera with a digital back out to shoot and compare with my own Mamiya 645 1000s, which uses film. Both cameras absolutely have their advantages and [...]