I have been looking through a viewfinder for a very long time.  (The other side of the camera scares the daylights out of me!)  After a few years mentorship with an accomplished civilian & military photographer I went "pro" in 1974 upon graduating from the United States Naval Schools of Photography.

I have been honing my craft ever since. I have exposed and hand processed tens of thousands of film frames, printed many thousands of B&W and color prints the old fashioned way... in the "soup".  

There is a lifetime in between those exposures and prints that I'd be happy to share with you if you want to email me directly, interact with my blog, or send me a FaceBook message. timdardis@mac.com

I have been married over 42 years (to the same woman!)   I have two grown daughters, 6 grandchildren and a bratty little dog that runs the entire family.

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