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 →

Oregon Coast Bike Tour 2021: The photos

Camp at Beverly Beach on the morning of Day 4, 14 Aug 2021. Olympus Pen EES-2, Fuji Sensia 100 Why yes, I took a bunch of photos during my most recent bike tour! And yes, most of them were on film. I decided to bring two of my smallest cameras along with me: my Olympus... 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 →

Olympus Pen EES-2: Constant Companion

For the uninitiated: The Olympus Pen EES-2 camera was produced for a few years starting in 1968. It uses standard 35mm film, but like every other camera that is part of the original Olympus Pen film camera series that started in 1959, it creates an image only half the size of a standard 35 mm... Continue Reading →

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