Recommended reading

💻 Maria Popova shares some of Wilson Bentley’s groundbreaking 19th-century photographs of snowflakes. Read The Haunting Beauty of Snowflakes: Wilson Bentley’s Pioneering 19th-Century Photomicroscopy of Snow Crystals

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Nikon F3, 35mm f/2.8 AI Nikkor, Fujifilm Superia X-tra 800, 2020.

💻 I’m not into postwar Italian cinema. Heck, I hardly ever go to see a current movie in a theater. But Ashley Pomeroy‘s multilayered review of Frederico Fellini’s 1957 film Nights of Cabiria makes me think I might be missing something. She does a great job of considering the film in its time and in modern times. Read Nights of Cabiria

💻 The US is one of the last nations to require cash bail for most minor crimes. Daniel McGraw notes how this is changing — and how it brings greater equity to the poor. Read The Slow Demise of Cash Bail

📷 Hamish Gill finds out that even a plastic Pentax SLR can be fun. Read Finding joy in a Pentax P30 (despite it not working as expected)

📷 If you process your own black-and-white film, which developer did you start with? If you said D76, you’re in good company. Alex Luyckx reviews this classic. Read Developer Review Blog No. 1 — Kodak D76


2 responses to “Recommended reading”

  1. schmitterling Avatar

    Hey Jim, that first link is incorrect.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Fixed! Thanks.

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