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Christian Murphy
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I rarely look up when I shoot unless it's night time (see my long exposures) but I finally did and caught this plane.

It captures a time when Monterey California was on fire, and nobody was outside due to the large amounts of lingering smoke.

Looking at this photo reminds me that life goes on. While the people on the ground worry about their homes, the people in the air worry about not spilling their drinks, or the person next to them using their arm rest.

Anyway, I hope this photo makes you think about the simple things in life, like I it does for me.

Minolta CLE, 40mm f/1.4 | Kodak Portra | TheFindLab
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The most elegant of jellyfish. Shot taken with my Nikon film camera with Kodak Portra film.
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Friendly feedback about app behavior:

When opening and closing the app on my Nexus 6P, it twists in and out of landscape. It looks like the app has only the landscape permission and not portrait? Not critical, just visually bothersome and laggy. Compared to other apps that don't have this permission, they open and close faster. ¯\(ツ)

Secondly, since my screen is so large, I find it difficult to hit the power button at the top right to escape the app. I miss having the standard Android home buttons to navigate around. Would it be possible to provide an option to turn that on/off as a user preference? It would definitely help my experience.

Thanks for making a great app!
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Thanks for your feedback!

Historically most camera apps on Google Play have been written as landscape only with auto-rotating controls to maximize compatibility. It will be a huge amount of reworking to change this.

You can disable immersive mode in settings.
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I have a whole new respect for Black & White film. #Ilford, you have my heart.
I'm a total noob in regards to film and processing, but man, I know good shots when I see them. I've never been happier with my shots, then the ones below. Nothing more to say, I'll let the images speak for themselves. - Murphy
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+Ben Allen Thanks man!

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#ProjectFilm is underway, day #2. This little box is incredibly intriguing.

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Did some charity work for the Jai Lao foundation this weekend. Enjoy the shots, and check the links for more info about this awesome charity!

#JaiLao #ANightInLaos2015 #charityfundraising
For those not familiar, the Jai Lao Foundation is a non-profit organization designed to create schools in Laos for children in need. In their words: "Jai Lao believes in the power of education as a mean of eradicating poverty and a way of having a more optimistic future". This is the second round of charity work I've done for Jai Lao, and it's always such a great experience. The first round was creating a calendar displaying Lao wome...
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A few weeks ago I traveled up to the Lick Observatory in San Jose, CA. I decided to get some long exposures on my Hasselblad (15 minutes to be exact).

I think they turned out great! I hope you like them too.

Hasselblad 500C, 80mm at f/8, Kodak Portra 400.
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Too bad the observatory couldn't stand still. Hahaha. I think it looks pretty neat, but someone not familiar with long exposures might mistake the blur as camera shake. The swirl of the stars reminds me of a Petzval lens. 
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Took my Hasselblad 500 and some Ilford to the beach! I really liked how these turned out. There's a super popular Taco Bell on this beach, with a walk-up window for those who are all wet and sandy.

Enjoy!
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+Stephen Thorley HP5 seems to be the one that makes me happiest. You can see other shots I got with this film here: http://murphyshots.com/ilford-delta/

I love the fine grain, as well as the super contrast. It makes for great stuff!
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New photos up! Go check the blog to read about my new gear, and see a few of the shots taken with it. #photographer #blog
It's hard to think that anyone would want to work backwards (start with Medium Format Hasselblad, then buy a 35mm Nikon) but for the price and convenience, I thought it might be worth a try. Cue the 1977 Nikon EL2. First, I had to admit that it's busted ass body makes it feel better in my hands. There's something about older used photo gear that has character and life. I had to get a decent strap, so I went for a decent CANPIS. (here's...
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My first roll of film on my Hasselblad. Go check it out!
Holy crap, I finally got my images back from the lab. I'm not going to ramble about my process, so just scroll down to see my very first film images. 120 Kodak B&W 400, 220 Kodak Portra 400. Hasselblad 500c. 80mm Zeiss f/2.8
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Awesome pictures it's hard to believe a few years ago you needed film for every camera and now almost all of them are digital I don't even know who sells film any more. Hopefully one day everything that's possible with film can be done with digital cameras too. 

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I'm so excited, I had to blog about it!
I finally found a Hassey that was right for me, the Hasselblad 500 C, 1965. It was a bit dusty, but I cleaned it up nice. Of course after it was sparkling again, I took some photos: Hasselblad 500c Face Hasselblad 500 Side Hasselblad 500 Badge Hasselblad 500 Lens Of course, I found a 80mm Planar f/2.8 to start. It's such an interesting gadget, I regret not getting one sooner or even starting out with film altogether. I also receiv...
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Recently, I set up a stall at a women's golfing convention with a banner stating "Punch me in the head for one dollar." I made eight hundred and thirty dollars that day. Tax free. With the money raised, I intend to buy a bigger stall for next year's convention.

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    Service Delivery Operations Senior Analyst, 2013 - present
    Making Android apps better for everyone
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    Photographer, 2009 - 2013
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Holy crap, I finally got my images back from the lab. I'm not going to ramble about my process, so just scroll down to see my very first fil

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