Entries by Ryan Gillespie

Getting Through A Creative Block

 By Ryan Gillespie Creative Blocks, or barriers to inspiration, can be described as the inability to access one’s internal creativity. Those in creative professions – writers, musicians, performers, artists – are often more likely to be affected by creative blocks, which can last for days, weeks, months, or even years. Throughout all my years as […]

A Path to Consistent Results

A Path to Consistent Results By: Ryan Gillespie Some time ago, I thought I would try some different developers for my black and white film. I knew there would be some differences in the chemistry and developing times, but I figured “As long as my exposure was correct, I should have a nice negative to […]

Platinum Palladium Contact Prints

Platinum Palladium Contact Prints When it comes to capturing an image, there is something almost spiritual when you do it utilizing a Large Format Camera. The entire process of capturing an image is so much more than just clicking the shutter. Viewing the image and composing it on the large ground glass, checking and double […]