the human canvas

The girl behind the camera

I love photographing. I hate being photographed. Fully dressed or half naked, this is my trademark face in front of a camera. It took this shoot to realize it, so this is what I'm offering.

I love photographing. I hate being photographed.

I bought my first camera with my own money
when I was fifteen. It was a manual Pentax
film camera. Already ten years old when I
picked it up, it had some shots on it. The light
meter is a little off, but I still use it seventeen
years later. There’s something wonderfully
tangible and surprising about a film camera.
I love that when I hear the shutter fire it’s
authentic, and not a digitally created sound
byte. I haven’t had access to a dark room since
college, but waiting for prints to come back
from the lab is like being five on Christmas Eve.
For me, film has preserved that sense of magic
and wonder.

4 Responses

  1. Oh my goodness! an amazing article dude. Thank you However I’m experiencing situation with ur rss . Don’t know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anybody getting identical rss drawback? Anyone who knows kindly respond. Thnkx

    January 2, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    • msieja

      First, Thank You!
      Second, I will work on this…I’m still figuring it all out, so I apologize for any glitches.

      January 2, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    • msieja

      RSS is functional! You can find the SUBSCRIBE link in the menu at the top of the page. Thanks!

      January 2, 2013 at 6:50 pm

  2. This is fantastic. Very cool stuff with Tank! :) I will be following this, keep up the good work!

    April 2, 2013 at 7:35 pm

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