How Do Different Woods Affect the Tone of a Bass Guitar?

Benjamin (“Ben”) Perlin is an active community volunteer and a skilled photographer. Recreationally, Benjamin Perlin pursues multiple passions, including the bass guitar, which he studies under Denny Sarokin. When playing bass, it is critical to understand how the materials making up the instrument affect the tone. The type of wood that comprises the body has…

Darkroom Master Pablo Inirio Shares His Process Using Iconic Photos

  As a photographer, Benjamin Perlin prefers shooting on film, which he says produces results unrivaled by digital photography. While digital photography offers the convenience of fast, easy printing, Benjamin (Ben) Perlin believes that developing photos in a darkroom is a craft that good photographers must master. One masterful darkroom printer, Magnum Photos’ Pablo Inirio,…