Day: April 19, 2004

Mama?

Spent the weekend printing and framing a collection of black and white photos from the 1970s. Like most newspaper photograpbers of the era, I shot mostly in black and white, almost always with Kodak Tri-X Pan film (grainy as hell with an ASA rating of 400).

The grain didn’t matter, though, because reproduction in most papers was marginal at best and — in many cases — the grain added drama to the photos.

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