Eastern WA with a 16mm fisheye

This was back in July.  (I’m so far behind in scanning.) One of the cameras I brought out that day was a Minolta XG-1 that a friend found in a box a street corner one day.      I don’t remember where I got the 16mm Sigma lens. I was using the camera’s light meter, and it…

52 Rolls Week 43:52

Still on our road trip through the Plains.  Many interesting things seen along the way….So I will pose the question to you.  What is this? The story is, we had stopped at a roadside rest area along the interstate highway when I spied this going on across the road.  So what are they loading in…

Wk 42(2017) Badlands of South Dakota

This roll of Portra 400 was shot in the area around Wall SD. We visited the Minuteman Missile silo national monument and the Badlands national park. This is the back side of the hatch covering a decommissioned Minuteman silo. In the event of a launch, the hatch would be propelled toward the camera position, clearing…

52 Rolls Week 42:52

Who knew there was so much going on in South Dakota?  We’ve made two trips there this year and still finding more to do. Perhaps appropriate on Pearl Harbor Day to take a look at some Cold War History….. This famous quote greets you at the entrance to the Minuteman Missile Museum. And as our…

Wk 41(2017) Carhenge

“Carhenge was conceived in 1987 by Jim Reinders as a memorial to his father. While living in England, he studied the structure of Stonehenge, which helped him to copy the structure’s shape, proportions, and size. Other automobile sculptures were subsequently added to the location of Carhenge, which is now known as the Car Art Reserve.”…

Wk 40(2017) Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Additional images at my other wordpress blog. Photographed using a Mamiya 6, 50mm wide angle lens, and Kodak Portra 400 color negative film shot at EI of 360. Developed at Old School Labs.

Week 52: The End

Finally, the year for me on this 52 Rolls journey is now over.   It was great fun and I even moderately enjoyed the posting part!   Thank you all for your comments and kind words.  I especially loved seeing everyone’s images and reading their stories. While I may not be posting anymore, I will…