Photography lives somewhere between a passion and an obsession for me. I got my start working in a grocery store minilab in 2000, before digital really took off. I spent the next four years working in developing, printing, and photography retail sales. I started developing my own film at home in 2004, and have been ever since. Today, I have a modest darkroom that I set up in my bathroom whenever I have the time, and develop black and white, colour negative, and slide film on my kitchen counter.
I've found that over the years I've built up a reasonable amount of knowledge and skill working with film, however I didn't really challenge myself artistically until some time in late 2013. Since then, I've been seeking to learn the qualitative aspects of photography - composition, mood, and feel, those oh-so-elusive aspects that can't be found in a dusty old chart or with a google search.
I have a long way to go. But the journey sure is fun!