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Last summer when I went back to New Hampshire to shoot the Subaru Climb to the Clouds hill climb event, Cameron and I spent a few days prior to that shooting some other things first. We spent some time at his friend and race teammate, Alex’s, garage to shoot some photos and video for his business. My black and white film photos were shot with my Toyo VX125 on Fujifilm Acros 100 and the color photos were shot with my Rolleiflex 6008 on Kodak Portra 400. the This may become my new format of showing photos I’ve shot. I’m thinking to post a couple of my favorites to social media and then post full sets in the blog and then later rotate my favorites into the portfolio.

Black & white interior shot of AVA Restoration services

Black & white interior shot of AVA Restoration services

Black & white interior shot of AVA Restoration services' tool boxes

Black & white shot of AVA Restoration services parts boxes

Color photo looking head on into the bays at Ava Restoration

Color photo of book shelf full of car technical manuals at Ava Restoration Services

Color photo of a BMW 2002 with it's hood up in Ava Restoration Services

Color photo of low angle shot of grey Jaguar E-Type and Ava Restoration Services

Color photo looking at cabinets and work bench in Ava Restoration

Color photo looking behind the counter at Ava Restoration Services


My brother, Cam, was out in LA for a few days last week so we could work on shooting a book or series of photos. He ended up bringing out his nearly mint Yashica 124g which I had a chance to try and use more while he was here. I love how quiet and stable it is, I was able to get most shots hand-held at 1/15th or even 1/8th of a second without much of a problem. The only thing that was difficult was getting use to the meter, fortunately using the Caffenol C-C-L recipe in a semi-stand way was able to pull out quite a lot of detail despite the film being 2-3 stops under-exposed.