A Stub Stewart Hike, 2 Jan 2023

Happy 2023, everyone! Hope that this will be a good year. (Fingers crossed.) Emee and I stayed home this year. After a decade-plus of being out of town every New Years, this is still a big deal to me. Perhaps we'll restart this tradition again. Anyways, Emee's friends decided to do a hike on Monday... Continue Reading →

My top three film cameras for 2022, and why

I'm not much of a joiner when it comes to internet stuff. Y'know, whatever "thing" there is to do on the internet, the thing that's shared amongst your Instagram/Twitter/What have you friends, usually prefaced by a "figured I'd give it a try." Recently it's been the whole "you rendered by AI". I just can't get... Continue Reading →

My Minolta XD5, about a half-year in

Puzzled person. Cathedral Park, 4 May 2022. Minolta XD5/Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7/Kodak Ultramax 400 Back at the end of April I decided to get my second single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. I loved (and still love) my Minolta SR-T 101, but I wanted something different: something smaller, something that had some automatic exposure settings. Since I... Continue Reading →

I Shoot Film Ride Report, 28 June 2022

Please note: This post also appeared on our sister site, the Bikes and Film Cameras Club blog. Ah, Portland, I love you. I thought I might be the only person to lead a "pedal bikes, shoot film" typed ride for this Pedalpalooza. But no, there was someone else leading one, someone I didn't even know!... Continue Reading →

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