Summer 2022 Bike touring/status update
Camping at Ainsworth SP in the Gorge, 15 June 2022. Ricohflex Dia/Kodak Gold 200 We're just a couple days away from the start of July. If it's not too hot (or too smoky) July through September marks the best time to bike tour here in the Pacific Northwest--long, dry, warm days. Spring typically isn't a... Continue Reading →
Late June Update: Ride on July 9th, ANOTHER film camera ride in Portland, and what’s next
Hello friends of Bikes and Film Cameras. This “club” hasn’t been as active as hoped, as I have too many things on the fire as usual. But there are things going on that I do want to talk about!
First and foremost, here in Portland, Oregon we have our summer Bikes and Film Cameras Club Ride happening on Saturday, July 9th at 11 AM. There are still plenty of spots open if you want to come along!
We’ll meet in North Portland near a MAX station (you’ll get full deets about a week before the ride) and ramble for 10-15 miles to St. Johns. This is a casually paced ride with many stops, no one left behind.
We’ll end atBlue Moon Camerawhere you can drop off your rolls to be developed, buy…
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Pedalpalooza 2022, so far: Sunset/Moonrise Ride and Midweek Gorge Report, plus a Greenways Ride
We are almost at the end of the first month of Pedalpalooza. There's been at least one hundred rides and events that have happened since the Kickoff Ride on Wednesday June 1st. But how many rides have I been on? Not many. Many of the rides boil down into the pop culture reference, dance party,... Continue Reading →
Dead Freeways Ride POSTPONED
Hey all. After riding around in the unexpected and uncharacteristic heat in the Bay Area the last few days (92F/33C in San Francisco on Tuesday, really?) I'm not looking forward to leading a bike in Portland's first heat wave of the summer. So tomorrow's Dead Freeways Ride is not happening. I plan on rescheduling it... Continue Reading →
Bay Area Trip Diary 2022, Part One
Hello all! The blog is a bit quiet this week as I spend time in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here is a journal comic report of the trip so far. Enjoy!
REMINDER: Portland Art Picnic at Woodstock Park is TOMORROW, Sat 18 June
Hey everyone! I’ll be tabling at the awesome @portlandartpicnic tomorow, Saturday June 18th from 12-3 at Woodstock Park in SE. This is an awesome event, and free to attend. I’ll have available everything you can get from my online store. Hope you can make it! And if you can’t, the Art Picnic will be doing this monthly... Continue Reading →
A June film photography update: Reaching capacity, again
MG. Laurelhurst, 5 June 2022. Camera: Ricohflex Dia Film: Ilford XP2 Super (C-41 B&W) Hello, friends. It's now almost two-and-a-half years since I got back into film photography. It's been a journey of more ups than downs, a good diversion to have during these trying times. In this time I've shot several hundred rolls of... Continue Reading →