Anika looking “Cool” in her new sunglasses and tie-dyed jacket. She’s also cross-processed, meaning that the picture was taken on slide film, but developed as a negative.
The weather was perfect for the first night of the Waterfront Blues Festival. Robert Cray played a long set to a super enthusiastic crowd. Soon Oregon Music News will have a whole set of these images live. Over the next three days I’ll be shooting a bunch of different acts.
Reporter, a local Portland band opened for the Brooklyn rap group Das Racist for the Soul’d Out Music Festival. I photographed them for Oregon Music News. This weekend I’ll be covering some of the Waterfront Blues Festival. Images to follow shortly.
The Zone System is a methodology used to expose and develop black and white print film for maximum tonal range. Photographers using this system have a saying: “Expose for the shadows and develop for the highlight.” With digital photography, the proper approach seems to be the opposite of that.