Paul Contino | Photographs

Newsletter Issue No. 2

This is outside of my film developing store of choice in Philadelphia: Indie Photo Lab. That’s Jackson the owner on the right, masked up and describing how business is going and detailing specifics with respect to the processing of Kodak’s Ektachrome film. They take walk-ins as well as mail orders. They’re top notch and highly recommended regardless of where you live!

It’s November!

Hello and welcome to November. Just a couple months before yet another year ends and a new begins. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Today is the start of a new month, and one centered around giving thanks. As motivation for photographs this month of November, how about making it a capturing the spirit of thankfulness?

Also, Halloween just passed. Hope everyone had an enjoyable and memorable one! If you’ve got some photos to share do send my way and I’ll post some in the next newsletter. I’d love to see them! Email them to me here

Photographs of the Week

If you’re interested in purchasing send me a message - my suggestion would be to consider either metal prints, or matted and framed traditional prints, either an individual image or a collection of your favorites.

Product Profile

Photography News and Views

Sony just released an updated version of their very capable A7III. If you’re interested in Sony I’d highly consider the A7III (based on price) or their a6100 body (portability). Black Friday sales soon …

Olympus rebranded and is now called OM System. And has a new camera on the way.

Nikon unveiled a new mirrorless camera, a handful of lenses, and an accessory. Mostly interesting if you are a pro shooter and have some cash to spend.

Looking for general reviews on cameras? Check out

Interested in a scrutinizing take on Nikon products and the camera industry in general? I recommend perusing Thom Hogan’s website.

Looking for a comprehensive photography-centric podcast? Check out This Week in Photo or Lenswork

If your into film photography take a look at the Casual Photophile, a blog highly recommended from a photographer friend who shoots film

What I’m …

Reading: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Listening to: What If by Matthew West

Drinking: Kona Coffee Purveyors espresso blend

Procrastinating online: These bookstores are incredible

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