Explorer: Justin Balog Date: 06/04/2015 - 06/07/2015 Instruments: iPhone, Hipstamatic Film: Claunch 72 Lens: Vincent Flash: OFF Observations Although I was toting a full framed DSLR coupled with a long lens for Steptoe Butte and my Fuji x100s for #WE35 research, it was my Hipstamatic Camera that inspired me the most. After finally deciding upon a film and lens combination, I was free to … [Read more...]
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Explorer: Billie Lusk (aka Ninja Penguin) ( Instagram | WWW ) Research period: 03/29/15-04/03/15 Instruments: Sony A57, Sony 18-70 (set to 35mm). sometimes my Variable ND Filter. Random use of a tripod. Animal (the trusty travel companion). The ever present muse (who disappeared when the trip ended but is slowly making her way back). Sandals (because I detest actual shoes). Location:American … [Read more...]
Explorer: Justin Balog ( Instagram @JustinBalog || WWW ) Research period: May 2-4 2015 Instruments: Fujifilm X100s / VSCO Astia 100F Location: Historic Santa Fe Trail/Route 66/HWY 287 Observations Armando and I set out on Expedition 66 to conduct three full days of WE35 Research as we traversed the Texas Panhandle on the historic Route 66. Inspired by Stephen Shore's research from … [Read more...]
Explorer: Gevon Servo ( Instagram | WWW ) Research period: March 7, 2015 Instruments: (Sony A7 x Sony 35 mm 2.8 fe) + Nitz strap / ThinkTank Urban Disguise v60 for the coffee swag (its also my daily bag) / Coffee Location: CoffeeCon 15 Broad Street Event Venue, New York (in the Wall St District) Observations The CoffeeCon 15 Expedition The goal of this expedition was to work only … [Read more...]
Explorer: Ugo Cei ( WWW ) Research period: Jan 31 to Feb 1, 2015 Instruments: Fujifilm X100s, Fujifilm X-E2 with 10-24mm F4 lens. Location: Barcelona, Spain Observations I recently spent a couple days in Barcelona. Not the first time I've been there, but the first time I've been able to set some time aside for photography, so I spent a lot of time just walking around, armed with my Fujis, … [Read more...]
Explorer: Susan Kaltenbach ( WWW ) Research period: 1/15/15-1/30/15 Instruments: Leica M9 and Leica 35mm Summilux asph Location: Eastern Park County and Western Jefferson Counties, CO Results: 1 image Observations: Even the most earnest research sometimes does not result in hoped-for outcomes. My goal was to conduct my research in “serious winter” Park County mountain conditions, but we … [Read more...]