The return of the Olympus Pen EES-2

Self-Portrait at the mirror on NE Glisan. 8 Nov 2022. Olympus Pen EES-2/Kodak Portra 160 If you are the type to actually pay attention to what cameras I've been using, you may have noticed a lack of photos from my Olympus Pen EES-2 half-frame camera over this year. It's not because I no longer like... Continue Reading →

Break Stuff: The Camera Edition

Ouch. In a lifetime of owning things, these things are liable to break. I've broken two bikes: the frame on my Centurion Accordo cracked at the bottom bracket (back in 2008) and I separated the seatstay on my Raleigh Wayfarer from the frame. (That did get repaired.) Many things on the bikes have broken, too,... Continue Reading →

I’ve got two more 35mmc blog posts

Hello folks! My first post for the film photography website 35mmc was published in May. Over the past couple weeks I've had a couple more posts go live. Why don't you check them out? https://www.35mmc.com/03/07/2021/5-frames-of-oysterville-washington-on-portra-400-with-an-olympus-35-rd-by-shawn-granton/ https://www.35mmc.com/10/07/2021/5-x-2-frames-of-the-columbia-river-gorge-on-kodak-elite-chrome-100-with-an-olympus-pen-ees-2-by-shawn-granton/

An appreciation of slide film

As a certified Gen-Xer, I do have a personal history with slide film. My dad definitely shot his share with his Nikon, and a family slideshow happened every once in a while. My fourth-grade teacher Ms. Roberts would share slideshows of her travels with the class. While for other students it meant a half-hour or... Continue Reading →

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