Richard Man

10 posts

Qi of the Brush

“Way of the Dancing Brush” Yes, I know this is a photography blog 🙂 However, I am also a Chinese calligrapher. My speciality is large scale calligraphy – words that are 3 feet or larger. They look great at your home, in yoga studios, martial arts schools etc. More details […]Read more »

Jeremie Posing for “Hearts on Our Sleeves”

Jeremie, posing for another portrait for the Heart on Our Sleeves project, portraits of transgender people on 4×5 large format film. They ballet dance for fun, and we tried a couple poses. This one comes out nicely. #heartsonoursleeves #transgender #ordinarypeople #imaconflextightscan #filmisnotdead #ishootfilm #kodakmoment #largeformatphotography #largeformat #gibellinicamera #cookeps945 #portra160 #kodakportra […]Read more »

You Get What You Pay For

Photographers seem to be on a race to the bottom. Here’s a demonstration of a $10 headshot vs. $25 headshot. For the record, I charge $150 and you get 4 to 5 final images…

The Art of Engineering

A Review of the Gibellini ACN45 4×5 Large Format (LF) Camera, a post I wrote in 2016 on another site. Twisting and turning Large format photography is a dying breed. From its heyday as the medium of choice for the world’s great portrait, landscape, fine arts and commercial photographers such as […]Read more »