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My friend Angela and I decided to celebrate our nation’s birthday by going to Canada during the 4th of July weekend, heading to Montreal where the Swing Riot took place. I brought along two digital cameras with me and shot other dancers on the dance floor in between my own dances. This was my favorite image from the weekend, an enthusiastic lunge to conclude a song. Photo shot on a Nikon D7000 with a Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 lens and a Nikon SB-900 speedlight.

Sure, there were plenty of other brand new modern sports cars on the Detroit Auto Show floor, some even sitting in the Porsche booth, but this Singer Porsche was far more captivating than almost all the other cars present. I framed the shot such that the red swoop from the Dodge booth forms a little halo around the Singer. Picture shot on a Mamiya C220 TLR with an 80mm f/2.8 lens on Kodak Portra 400.

I went to the Zoo Brew with a bunch of coworkers and brought along my TLR for the event. This is my favorite image from the evening, and fitting for the occasion. Photo shot with a Mamiya C220 TLR and an 80mm f/2.8 on Kodak Portra 400.

I got a chance to take a close-up look at the 50’s GM concept car, LeSabre. A GM employee, Jacob, served as the car’s handler and brought it out to Cars at Corktown, turning on the lights for photo opportunities and even opening the hood so we could peek inside. Jacob made this shot possible by turning on the car’s headlamps and parking lamps. Shot on a Mamiya C220 TLR with a 65mm f/3.5 on Kodak Portra 400.

I got a chance to take a close-up look at the 50’s GM concept car, LeSabre. A GM employee, Jacob, served as the car’s handler and brought it out to Cars at Corktown, turning on the lights for photo opportunities and even opening the hood so we could peek inside. This shot was made by wedging myself against the wall and trying to get as much of the rear bumper in the frame as possible. Shot on a Mamiya C220 TLR with a 65mm f/3.5 on Kodak Tri-X.

I stopped by my friend Matthew’s farm with a Nikon FM2n in tow and a roll of black and white film. I took a tour of the place, and while we were wandering around, his daughter decided that she wanted to go riding in the snow. Here, Matthew prepares the horse while his bundled up daughter waits in anticipation. Image shot on a Nikon FM2n with a 50mm f/1.8 on Kodak Tri-X 400.

Back when I was in the Ford College Graduate (FCG) program, a rotation-based new employee program, I attended a social event whereupon I and my fellow FCGs took a cooking class. I brought along my TLR and a few rolls of film, shooting exposures in between quiet moments in the kitchen (read: had my fellow FCGs take care of some of the kitchen activities that I didn’t want to do). This is my favorite image from the evening: Audrey using a comically oversized rolling pin for the task. Photo shot with a Mamiya C220 TLR and an 80mm f/2.8 lens on Ilford XP2 Super 400 film.

I attended the Cars in Corktown fall car meet, held at The Factory in Corktown (inside Detroit), and brought along my Morgan and my TLR camera to the party. The car, owned by a fellow named Richard, is an immaculate and perfectly period-correct car, right down to the accessories. Check out the drive-in dining tray hanging off the driver side window! Picture was shot on a Mamiya C220 TLR with an 80mm f/2.8 lens on Kodak Tri-X 400 film.