Welcome to the ArtistsFora! We are a new community of aspiring, emerging, and professional artists living and creating in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. Enjoy your visit with us, and don't delay in becoming a free registered member. When you join our community you gain access to member-only benefits that connect you with peers, resources to share your work and ideas, keep you informed, and help you succeed. Our first 100 registrants will receive special recognition as Founding Members. Click here to sign up today--and Make Art Happen!
Publisher, from Bath, NY
- Papa Tango was last seen:
- Jun 21, 2018
- June 29
- Home Page:
- Bath, NY
- Working Media:
- Film, Digital Imaging, Alternative Process
My journey as a photographer began at age 9--with a Polaroid Model 125. That was in 1966. By 1970, I had moved "up" to 35mm with the venerable Argus C3--what an amazing brick--especially when combined with Pan-X film souped in Microdol.
- Additional Website:
Through the years photography has been a consistent avocation, and at times a professional endeavor. Although I have a solid Canon A-1 kit, I hardly ever use 35mm film anymore--preferring medium format with the Mamiya RB67 Pro kit and BW film. Hurray for Ilford There is also a Yashica 124 TLR in the regular MF lineup, a great camera for street photography. I sometimes use LF 4x5 as part of my kit, primarily for architectural documentation or creative work.
Digital has finally found a solid place, with my trusty Nikon D7100 and a stable of Sigma and Nikkor lenses. But I still love wet chemistry black and white--where I control the process in a traditional way. Currently I live in the Finger Lakes Region of New York with my wife Donna, a houseful of four-legged critters, and spend time exploring the world with my 12 year old grandson--who enjoys photography too!
Signature"I should probably put something humorous or profound here..."