One Bent Way

TK Roll 2015-27: I Saw the Sign (Minolta 7000, AF 70–210/4.5–5.6, dm ISO 200)

As a historian by day, I have often wondered why my profession has such a penchant for photographic metaphors. We “sharpen images” that have been seen before, but will profit from higher resolution. We “zoom in” on tiny facets, or attempt to see things with a “wide-angle lens.” We attempt to increase the “depth of field”…

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Week 32: Traveling

The wildfires are awful, they’re choking everybody out, making it hard to breathe, everything has a weird color to it from the red sun shining through the haze. And it’s dry. Crackling, blisteringly dry. My skin feels like sandpaper and my lungs do as well. SO what better time to pack up the kids and…

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Week 18: Chinatown, with a side of T-MAX 400

In week 18, I did some more exploring around my usual haunts in Chinatown. This time I thought it might be productive to make some challenges for myself. The first challenge was to “get low”, and the second was to make an interesting photo of a parking meter. Both happened, although I’ll let you be…