I'm late but maybe I can make it worth the wait.
I'm on my last of several very rare days off and I used them to watch a lot of high level chess, play some decidedly bad chess, work on photos, shovel snow and make some really crappy prints.
but all the while chewing on a thought.
This is the second time I've wrote this weeks newsletter and where the last stopped was after I said "I've spent the last 3 years trying to improve my edits to be on par with my favorite film work." and with that line came sudden realization how much time I've invested into exploring editing on the edges hoping like a fool to make digital ever have the character of film stocks.
never mind the question of why we all feel so emotionally bound to film in the first place. hold that thought.
This fool's errand started while nursing my mother to her horrific end. A time of high stress, high emotion and little opportunity for creativity or time/en…
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