Mercy, Mercy Me … Tuesday is Earth Day. Celebrate the world’s natural places near, far and this year, Green Cities.
It has been raining like a cow p… well, you know. It’s been raining a lot here. So, I thought I’d take the time to play with some B&W conversions of some images I made while in Africa, in Kenya and Tanzania to be specific, a few years ago. These were originally shot on 35mm Kodachrome 25 and 64 films. That spectacular film, along with the rest of the Kodachrome line-up is gone. Victim of a crowded marketplace with other fine films that found favor with photographers and eventually by digital imaging. The colors in Kodachrome were legendary, the grain superb, there was nothing like opening a newly developed box of transparencies and putting a lope to the first few samples from a great shoot … too bad. In any event here are some conversions –