Roll 18 & 19: A solitary visit to the Center for Wooden Boats

I knew a guy when I was in college who had a bona fide tagline: “The universe is abundant… (man)”  The last bit was optional and the the first bit was typically offered up after an herbal inhalation, a heart-felt discussion of the predictably unfair nature of the world, and an affirmation/invocation of Karmic balance.  We’ll call our…

Week 16 – Half Frame Fun!

I am a (proud) member of a film photography collective that often posts camera reviews.  Recently, there were several articles on half frame cameras, something I had never heard of before.  As I read, I became more and more obsessed with the idea of being able to make diptychs in-camera rather than trying to stitch them…

Sailing stones

Last November seems long ago now, but I have finally developed colour photos of the sailing stones at Racetrack Playa, made just before sunset on our last day in Death Valley. It was an incredible experience – almost surreal! I will never forget racing across the playa with a 4×5 camera and tripod, photographing the…

Week 12/13/14 tlf: March 19-April 8, 2015

This past month it has been hard, as a working photographer and busy Milwaukee socialite 😉 to get all my film shot. I finally got some two rolls shot, processed, and scanned. I am going to renew my efforts to get properly on schedule. Week 15 is at the lab now, and Week 16 >WILL<…

Week 12: Stop! Holga Time.

For week twelve I wanted something simple, so I took my Holga out for a spin. There was a partial roll of HP5+ already loaded, which had been in there a while, given the shot of the icy tree that was on there. I’m always super nervous about the exposure coming out well with toy…