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About scott

I live in Minneapolis Minnesota and have a passion for making portraits with view cameras and large format black and white film. In the last ten years, I have been drawn to older film cameras and large film formats up to 8x10 inch negatives. I also spend a fair amount of time perfecting recipes for pasta sauce, home-made pizza and vegetarian soup. When not engaged in the previously mentioned pursuits, I think about which 14,000 foot mountain will be number 7.

Cowboy and Camel Reflected in a Lizard’s Eye

Zorki 4K Pinhole Camera photograph of cowboy and camel reflection in giant lizard eye An oldie but a goodie, this 2006 photograph will be included in the upcoming 4th Biennial Pinhole Show at the Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco … Continue reading

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Soon at a gallery near you…

This photograph will be included in the upcoming exhibit, “Picture This: What We Photograph” at the Mpls Photo Center, starting on January 18, 2013. Burke and James 8×10 camera and 305mm Caltar wide open. Captured on Kodak Ektascan B/R x-ray … Continue reading

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World Wide Pinhole Photography Day WWPD 2012

Here is what I shot on April 29, 2012 for World Wide Pinhole Photography Day this year. I have participated on WWPD since 2007 and this was another good year.

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Recent Work – 2012

I’ve been busy on weekends and rather prolific this year. Lots of film shot and processed.

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Wedding Photos

We had a great family wedding in the last weekend in October. Although I have several digital cameras, I chose to shoot film because I wanted to create images that stand out in our modern, color, digital world. Square photographs … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Landing

Alida and I made a nice trip to a place called Murphy’s Landing in September. I think it was September. Alida is a historical fiction writer and this was a great chance to see the re-creations of the 1750-1875 era … Continue reading

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Colorado Retreat 2011!

In July, we went to Colorado to write and make photographs. We stayed in Minturn, a small town near Vail and used it as a base to hike from. We hiked across the road, up a big hill to Lion … Continue reading

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October Kayaking!

We went out on the Mississippi on October 22 and had a wonderful time. We saw an adult bald eagle and two juveniles. We also saw a small parade of turkeys walking along the bank in single file. As we … Continue reading

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In Praise of Film

I have been shooting a lot of film this year (what else is new!) My formats of choice have been a little 35mm, but mostly medium and large format 6X6cm, 4×5 and 8×10. Here are some selected shots from the … Continue reading

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Autumn 2011

This gallery contains 9 photos.

The nature of things in our backyard. We moved in mid-August to a house in Hopkins, and for the first few weeks I set up a camera near our bird feeder to greet the birds of the neighborhood. We have … Continue reading

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