K. Praslowicz Blog


Photography In Algeria

Published September 17, 2017 in Reflections On Photography

A photographer's account of photographing a public execution in Algeria during the 1850s.


The Woman Who Just Had To See My Camera

Published August 2, 2017 in Photography Journal

A story about a conversation about my Mamiya 6 that was eavesdropped on.


Sekonic Twinmate L-208

Published July 29, 2017 in Gear & Technique

Review of the Sekonic Twinmate L-208 light meter as a meter for everyday use in street photography.


The Time I Was Published In Boys' Life Magazine

Published July 20, 2017 in Life Journal

About the guilt I felt after being published in Boys' Life magazine in 1990.


Some Color Slides Found In A Gutter

Published April 9, 2017 in Found Photos

Commentary on some color slides from the 1970s that were found alongside a road in Duluth, MN


19th Century Cameras and Bicycles

Published April 7, 2017 in Vintage Media

Vintage advertisements and essays regarding bicycling and photography in the late 19th century.


6 Trends In Titling Photographs That Need To Stop

Published March 30, 2017 in Humor & Satire

Why do people do these things when they title their photographs?


Memory Card Dump #11

Published February 26, 2017 in Life Journal


Kip's List of Portmanteaus

Published December 24, 2016 in Life Journal

All my portmanteaus, now in one convenient location.


Raiding the Archives 10: Street Photography in Canal Park

Published December 8, 2016 in Archive Raiding

Black & White street photographs from a day of wandering around Canal Park in May 2008.


D.R. Martin: Streets of Duluth: 1968-1971

Published December 1, 2016 in Photography Journal

Web gallery for the photography exhibition D.R. Martin: Streets of Duluth: 1968-1971 that was on display during the summer of 2016


Memory Card Dump #10

Published November 29, 2016 in Life Journal


Photographic Patents, 1895

Published November 15, 2016 in Vintage Media

Two Photographic Patents from 1895.


The Worst Dream I've Ever Had

Published November 7, 2016 in Life Journal

The retelling of a dream I had a few years ago that still stands as one of the worst I've ever had.


Raiding the Archives 9: Kitty Wompus

Published October 31, 2016 in Archive Raiding

Forgotten color photographs of the cat I had while growing up.



Following Rules For Stupid Reasons

Published October 23, 2016 in Reflections On Photography

Two stories about apply rules that didn't need to be applied, or even rules at all.