One boring, wet day, I was browing the web when I found an article on how to convert a point & click camera to an IR point & click camera.
It looked pretty simple. All you needed was an old camera and some exposed 35mm negative strips.
I wanted to steer my career in a different direction, more outside instead of inside behind the computer. So I took a flower growing course to learn to grow flowers, but I ended up in a dark studio photographing these gorgeous creatures that I have grown.
My introduction to “real” macro photography came more than a decade ago when I was reviewing the Canon MP-E 65mm F/2. 8 1-5x Macro lens and Canon’s macro strobe setup. I had shot macro before, but this was my first time shooting with a lens that captured images greater than life-size, and it was a mesmerizing experience.
I barely remember my dad. My twin sister and I were only 6 years old when we lost him. He was killed. I was too young to understand back then, still have a memory in my head of him laying in the grave, with his eyes closed.
Street photographer Jonathan Higbee is our next guest on Inside the Photographer’s Mind. Street photographer Jonathan Higbee is one of New York’s up and coming photographers who not only has an interesting approach to street photography but also has a very curious background in photography.