Sunday, May 1, 2011
Episode 34 - May 1, 2011
Show Notes by Dan Domme
Film Photography Podcast host Michael Raso and Mat Marrash are joined in the studio by guest Dan Domme. Show includes a re-cap of the first FPP Meet-Up in NYC! Meet-Up participants are interviewed on the streets of NYC along with a visit to Lomography NYC, Impossible Project NYC. Plus, John calls in from Sea World, the Big Polaroid Giveaway, Listener Letters and more, more, more!
It’s the FPP New York City Meetup Show! Join host Michael Raso as he meets up with podcast listeners in New York City. On April 16th, 2011, listeners of the FPP met in New York City, and for those of you who weren’t able to attend (or just said, “Are you crazy? I don’t want to meet these jerks!”) can experience the next best thing! It’s just like being there, only you’re not getting rained on. Sprinkled in the show notes are YouTube videos that you heard on the show!
In the studio, Mike is joined by newly official FPP co-host Mat Marrash and special guest Dan Domme.
Dan talks about organizing the meet-up, and the gang discusses even MORE meetups from around the world!
Let’s roll the audio tape! Mike interviews the gang: Mat Marrash, Chris Fecio, Tom Schaefer, Michael Calleia, Ted Gallucci, and Dan Domme... Speaking of Michael Calleia, he’s currently working on the new and improved Film Photography Project website! Watch for it soon.
We go through the roster of all the meetup’s attendees! There’s...
Phil Judd's Split Enz discussed. Do you like Genesis, especially when Peter Gabriel was the frontman? Then check out New Zealanders Split Enz, who debuted in 1975:
Split Enz “Sweet Dreams” (1976)
Polaroid Spectra System $20 Rebate commercial (Circa 1990)
One of the things we saw on our photo walk was the “High Line” (From Wikipedia:) “The High Line is a 1.45-mile (2.33 km) New York City park built on a section of the former elevated freight railroad spur called the West Side Line, which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan; it has been redesigned and planted as an aerial greenway. The High Line Park currently runs from Gansevoort Street, one block below West 12th Street, in the Meatpacking District, up to 20th Street, and will eventually run through the neighborhood of Chelsea to the West Side Yard, near the Javits Convention Center.”
Back on the audio tape, Mat introduces the Lomography Spinner 360. Anton asks Mike about his film format habits and talk about his Olympus OM-1 and how he doesn’t have Gear Acquisition Syndrome, despite having 20 cameras. Ron talks about the podcast that he hosts with FPP listener John Meadows, called the Film Photography Forecast.
1979 Olympus OM10 commercial
We do our spectacular giveaway of EIGHT Polaroid cameras! Thanks to Arthur Smith, Keith Derrickson, Warren Yi, and Lance Rothstein, Angela and Jackie from Macs Diner, and Nate Matos for donating so much to the FPP!
Vintage Polaroid Swinger Commercial
Discussion about E-6 services at Hamiltom Photo Lab. Mike chats about Brad Hamilton and his favorite film! Hey, have you ever seen Fast Times at Ridgemont High?
What Bon Jovi is supposed to sound like:
Mike talks to Hans Hendley of Lomography!
(below) Antonio Álvarez met up with the group once they got to the Lomography Store.
(below) Jordan Starr is a friend of Ron who joined us and may turn out to be a new listener. Frank Love is an Impossible Project employee who gives us the latest and greatest on what the magicians in Austria are making.
We also mention Frank, Jon and Josie at The Impossible Project.
Below: Frank Love (The Impossible Project) and the entire group!
Ever wanted to get started listening to the Beach Boys? Check out their spectacular album Pet Sounds. Look for an upcoming release of the original Smile sessions, too!
Dan talks about the inner workings of The Impossible Project.
In the spirit of Cinco de Mayo, Pancho Ballard and the Banditos play us out with their hit (at least as defined within the FPP Universe), “Lucha Libre!”
No stranger to FPP listeners! Pancho Ballard and the Banditos
Dan Domme is the organizer of the 4/16/11 FPP NYC Meet-Up and a long-time FPP listener.
What is FPP?
The Film Photography Project seeks to inform, engage and inspire amateur and professional photographers working in the traditional film medium. Launched by FPP founder Michael Raso in 2009, FPP provides a forum for photographers from around the globe to share their creative output, challenges and product reviews, while promoting the viability of vintage cameras and film through frequent give-aways and exchange programs. In addition to the Film Photography Podcast Internet Radio Show, the Film Photography Project network of imprints includes the FPP Flickr Page, YouTube Channel, Facebook Group, Twitter Account, newsletter and the Film Photography Project Store.
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