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Digital vs Film Photography

I started out as a film photographer. My very first camera was a Kodak Instamatic 100 which used drop in film cartridges. I used Instamatics for years. Then I took a photography course in college. Our first assignment was to purchase a 35mm SLR camera. I found a Nikkormat FT3,…

The Brazos River Series

I’ve taken another trip down memory lane. This time to the summer of 1979, when I spent a weekend visiting relatives who lived on the Brazos River, near Houston, Texas. They had a lovely home which backed up to the river, and I brought along my 35mm Nikkomat FT3. Unfortunately,…

Monument Valley

© 2021 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. Monument Valley, Arizona, with its unique massive buttes, is a photographer’s dream. It’s located on the Navajo nation in northeastern Arizona, near the four corners. John Ford made Monument Valley famous in the 1930s when he directed a number of western movies…

Vintage Arizona State

© 1979 2020 by Gayle Martin. All Rights Reserved. I attended Arizona State University in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ASU is a beautiful campus with impressive architecture and scenic landscaping. In 2011 I revisited the campus. Some areas looked exactly as they did when I was a student.…

The 35mm Project

© 2019 by Gayle Martin.  All Rights Reserved. As some of you know, I’ve been doing photography for most of my life. At the risk of dating myself, I’ll admit to having used film cameras much longer than digital cameras. Like many “old school” photographers, I was skeptical of digital…