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Dan Pimentel

Sometimes an iPhone seems sufficient for photography. Sometimes picking up and learning a new, pro-level camera can help rekindle a long lost love. That’s what happened to my wife, and you can read about that here. But other times, it’s actually abandoning the complexities of high-end technology that can help you embrace creativity with something as simple as a film photography camera. My wife’s friend, Scott Connolly, did exactly that. As ironic as it sounds, Scott discovered medium-format film photography …

Back in high school, Oshkosh, Wisconsin photographer Jim Koepnick used the generic exposure guide on the slide film box to set exposures on his Argus C3 camera. He didn’t know at the time that playing around with a few boxes of Kodachrone would lead to hundreds of magazine covers and an uncountable amount of published images. He soon bought a Petri SLR from the J.C. Penney catalog to get involved with interchangeable lenses and flash. It was a logical next …