Christmas Lights in the neighborhood, 20 December 2021

Okay, I said yesterday's post would be the last before the holiday. So I lied. This one seems to be a more appropriate one to lead into Christmas. I've got mixed feelings about Christmas. As a young kid, I loved it, as most kids do. Then I got older, got sick of family and "obligation",... Continue Reading →

A ride on the Holiday Express, 19 December 2021 This past Sunday, myself, Emee, and her kids took a ride on the Holiday Express, the holiday special train run by the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation (ORHF). It's an excursion train run on the tracks of the Oregon Pacific Railroad, a shortline that branches from the old SP/current Union Pacific mainline just south of... Continue Reading →

Boise trip: The photo report

Camel's Back Park, Boise. 16 September 2021. Olympus XA2/Kodak ProImage 100 The last time I flew was in November of 2019, a visit back to New Haven. Not only was this trip pre-COVID, but it was pre-film (or post-pre-film?) I of course wanted to bring a film camera or two to document my Boise, Idaho... Continue Reading →

Film stock preferences: Am I doing it right?

My fridge film stock. Yeah, there's more in the freezer... Last month, word came down that Fujifilm was discontinuing its Pro 400H film. This pro-level color stock had a special "fourth layer", and the difficulty in economically making this layer caused them to shut it down. Word spread fast through the film community. Many photographers... Continue Reading →

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