Process Journal

Defining Framework
When you look at Joe Perri’s body of work, it’s immediately evident that he’s got a strong point of view. His images look and feel uniquely his own, an impression that few of us are ever able to achieve. We...
Lab Report: Gelatin Labs
Faced with dissatisfaction from the film labs they were using, Doug and Ben Krueger began taking matters into their own hands. The father and son duo purchased a few pieces of equipment and started processing and scanning their own film, all from the confinement of their basement.
Changing Course
with Jon Bregel | Interview by Jason Koontz I first met Jon on a job in Dubai, our email records indicate it was way back in 2010. I was just starting to get my feet wet in the business, while Jon on the...
For our campaign shoot, we traversed several different neighborhoods across NYC, immersing our cameras into the very essence of what makes this city special.
Modern Analog
There aren’t many labs still around today that have seen both the heyday of film as well as its demise, only to be left standing through it all. picturehouse + thesmalldarkroom is one of those places, a staple in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan for over 25 years. They are now ushering in a new era of interest in the analog medium, positioning itself to cater to both the working professional as well as the avid enthusiast. They are a hybrid of sorts, blending traditional darkroom techniques with modern workflows and service.
Uncharted Waters
Ben Weiland is a filmmaker who's name has become synonymous with films that touch the far corners of this Earth. Stories of the human experience, through struggle and triumph, told through a cinematic lens. He recently joined his close collaborator, Brian Davis, to launch Fielder Films -- a studio dedicated to telling the types of stories that have become the bedrock of their prior collaborations.
Light & Motion
Micka Woodless is a photographer based out of Capbreton, France. His work has a consistent through line of light and motion, as he uses different expired film stocks while chasing the thrill of his subjects. He has an infinity for things that have lived a previous life and are rich with character, be it a vintage car or bike, an artfully crafted surfboard or a well ridden skateboard.
Staying Uncomfortable
Along the shores of St. Augustine, Florida you will find cinematographer Dustin Miller. His journey into filmmaking has been anything but traditional, which makes his current body of work all the more commendable. Having never lived near a major production hub, he's had to work that much harder to connect with the directors and production companies he’s been keen to work with.
Roaming the Sierras
As a collaborative artist, Mike Pham loves to go on the road with others, searching for that raw moment, the one that results in that shot. Open to exploring new places and trying different techniques, Mike wants to see what’s real in a moment. He looks for pain, just as much as beauty, because it is all part of the human story.
Humble Beginnings
Last Good Film Lab is a fresh take on a timeless service. It started in founding partner Vixxion’s kitchen, where he tested and refined his home developing technique for several years before connecting with fellow creators JMP and Mike Koziel to open a proper lab in the heart of Hollywood in the fall of 2020.
Always King
Art. Community. Friendship. Three things that should thrive in every local creative scene, and yet it is not always easy to find - especially authentically. When we came across The Kings Lens and Friends, located in Newport, RI, we instantly felt its honest approach to showcasing artists’ work and the genuine support from the community. We knew this was no ordinary gallery.
Hometown Journal
We’ve been curious about the folks behind the pages of this magazine, so we reached out to founders Jan Eric Hühn and Alex Schuchmann to dig into why they started Hometown, what it means to them, and how they’ve gone about producing the tangible product they have.
Urban Solitude
Words & Photography by Clayton Barkman

Flow State
Ivan Antonyshev is a talented and highly sought-after tattoo artist. Originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, he now travels using his tattooing as a vehicle to see the world. He's found a new love for photography, a passion that has provided an alternative creative outlet for him.
Midnight in Little Tokyo
Words & Photography by Chase Yi

For me, you have to say “Yes” to making plans and exploring new areas of your city. In Los Angeles, there’s a historic set of blocks downtown known as Little Tokyo, and it holds so much beauty at night.
Being Human
Jess Kellner is a multi disciplinary artist who’s work has a strong focus on exploring the human condition. It’s a theme that you see in his artwork as well as his filmmaking. While his main forte on most days is acting, he’s also turned his attention behind the lens having recently written & directed his first short film, entitled “Enough is Enough”.
Matter of Perspective
Johnny Komar is a humble, soft spoken guy with an outlook on life that has been shaped by his formative years. He appreciates well-made items and friendships forged in the trenches. Earning his respect is bound by hard work and loyalty, values he himself embodies daily.
Yielding to the Chaos
A heightened sense of awareness brings to the surface the thoughts, questions, and beliefs that rest inside all of us. Carving out space for the subconscious to speak allows our true voice to be heard in our work. Join us on a discovery of creative possibility.
Community Expressions
Anyone who crosses paths with Kalani Mackson is instantly struck by his positive and uplifting vibe. His energy is infectious. Conversations had are deep and soulfully rooted. The guy gets it.
Shedding Light
There was a shed that was built on our property by the original owner in the 1970s. It had a lot of character so it got me thinking what it could be used for. Once I realized it was fully insulated, the idea of an office/workspace came about.
Deserted Minds
For most of us, the future presents us with the opportunity to plan, escape and thrive in adventure. Yet it’s too often our experiences are rivaled against expectations, and the memories gained compete with the thought of the next plan that has already begun to churn in our minds before we even return home.