Taking a photo vs. savoring the moment

No Parking? North Tabor, 6 Nov 2022 Minolta Hi-Matic 7s/Ilford HP5 If there's one thing that people can agree upon in these divisive times, it's this: There are too many images out there. Digital cameras plus internet plus social media means on any given day there may be more photos taken in the world then... Continue Reading →

Coffeeneuring 2022, Ride 4: Futura Coffee, Thurs 10 Nov

Last time we checked in with you fine folks I was complaining about the weather, how after a hot and dry first two thirds of October we moved straight into winter. It was a good three weeks of much rain. Yeah, there were a few breaks, but dark and damp dominated. We basically got all... Continue Reading →

When to keep, and when to let go

Self-portrait in the boudoir, 6 Nov 2022. Minolta Hi-Matic 7s/Ilford HP5 In the almost three years of my film photography obsession, I've tried out a bunch of different cameras and built a small collection. My stable hovers at under ten--more than a minimalist collection, but paling in size to some other people's assemblage. I don't... Continue Reading →


Time for leaves and puddles. SE Division, 22 Oct 2022 Olympus Pen EES-2/Kodak Ultramax 400 After almost three years of pandemic I've managed to avoid COVID. I social distanced when advised, masked up, and got my vaccine plus a booster. I wondered if I could keep outrunning the virus indefinitely, especially since it seems like... Continue Reading →

The Opulence of Time

North Beach, Orcas Island. 5 August 2022. Camera: Olympus XA2/Film: Fujicolor 100 Stasia over at Carfree Rambles finished up a coast-to-coast (and Portland-to-Portland!) tour with her partner a little while ago. Like many folks who go on a big adventure like this, she's found the readjustment to "real life" a bit tough. In her latest... Continue Reading →

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