29/52 Port Before the Storm

Winter is holding fast in New England.  These shots were taken last Sunday before the forecasted massive nor’ easter that at least for coastal Rhode Island did not materialize.  The expected 18 inches of snow turned into a short time of snow and a long day of punishing wind and rain.  These shots were taken…

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TLR meetup

A group of photo nerds and I went out on a rainy day for a twin lens meetup.    I brought a Mamiya C220 (135mm f/4.5 lens) and an Imperial Reflex. The Maimya TLRs are such great cameras, and can make great shots.  I hadn’t shot with this 135mm lens before, and I was kinda surprised…

Week 10: Embracing the Unpredictable

I’d heard of cross processing E6 slide film using c41 chemistry but until last week I’d never tried it. I’d read that the results can be unpredictable and color shifts can be radical. In spite of having some misgivings about wasting a perfectly good roll of Fujichrome Provia 100f I wrote ‘please cross process’ on…

Roll 4 More lurking in alleys

I took the Isolette out again, this time with a roll of fresh Portra 400. I am really enjoying my overarching theme of finding weird stuff in my town. I have explored so many back alleys and obscure streets and found lots of stuff I never knew was there. Part of my mission now for…

Roll 3 The Pentax may be unwell

I have definitely underutilized this great camera and intend to change that this year. I recently purchased a 200mm lens for it but haven’t tested it out, due to the fact that the ensuing ensemble really requires a tripod and I haven’t got a shooting spot in mind for this yet. However, this roll led…

52 Rolls Week 8:52

Taking up the Barn Project this week…….where we set out to preserve the last remnants of rural life in Boulder County. Abandoned Barns and Farm Houses persist in the environs despite ravenous development: This small brick barn represents an old farm that is now a park for baseball fields and a recycling center..  The most interesting…