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Sloppy Accidents

On a recent photo walk around the neighborhood with the family, I had loaded a roll of Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 400 I found sitting alone on one of…

Film for Snapshots?!?

The other day, in a photography forum, a member asked for opinions on what kind of camera people used for everyday family snapshots. I hadn’t really thought about…

These 8 Words are Music to My Ears

Your Facebook Account is Scheduled For Deletion. These 8 words are music to my ears. Here are some of my photos that I’ve neglected to share here lately….

A Van Down by the River

Well, actually it’s a van down in a pasture by the lake, but I like the title. This past month has been somber, frustrating, and even a little…

Camera Review – Elikon 535

You might be surprised how many interesting cameras came out of the former Soviet Union

Olive Oil – Holga Conversion

I’m frigging grumpy, so here is a new post about my mean, green Holga that smells like whiskey and feet because the previous owner tried his hand at…

Instamatic X-30 – Embracing Uncertainty

Film cameras are a labor of love. There is nothing practical about them in today’s age of social media and instant gratification, but that doesn’t mean that the…

Camera Repair – Agfa Optima

Hooray for me, I did my first successful CLA on a camera and didn’t have any parts left over. In fact, it went back together very nicely. Why…

Tri-X Trifecta

If I hadn’t already mentioned it, I was invited to join the Frugal Film Project for 2020. I get to pick any camera under $50 that I own,…

Vertigo

Taken in the office today, looking up from the basement floor to the penthouse.