Getting off the beaten track

Apartments at SE 60th Av at Belmont, 8 Feb 2021. Minolta SR-T 101, PG Rokkor-X f/1.4 50mm lens, Kodak ColorPlus 200. Over the past couple decades I've led bicycle rides in and around Portland. These rides tend to focus on what I call Portlandia Obscuria: The weird and unknown little bits and pieces, often hidden... Continue Reading →

Neighborhood photo walks: Trying to find motivation, trying to find my style. (My journey in film photography)

Shogren House Steps. 9 June 2020. Camera: Konica C35 EF. Film: Kentmere 400. I've taken quite a bit of film pics since I got the Minolta Hi-Matic 7s. I'm enjoying getting into film photography, and there's something about having an actual camera strapped 'round shoulder that compels shooting. Most of the pictures I've taken over... Continue Reading →

Neighborhood Walks

Since the shutdown, walking has become my preferred "getting outside" activity. I still bike, but only two to three times a week, not daily. With cycling, I've been seeing them more as adventures to find secret places off the beaten path. But with walking, it's all about the neighborhood. Since I'm not using public transit... Continue Reading →

Big Plans for 2011

As the year closes, it's time for me to think of what I'd like to do in the auspices of "The Urban Adventure League" for 2011. It's pretty obvious that I haven't done any rides or walks in a long time. This is due to various personal reasons (read: I'm busy and/or slacking) and the... Continue Reading →

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