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I am at a house painting party. Here are two of my hosts. (The next day: This was the first post with multiple images in it I have ever posted from my phone. After some consideration, and in honor of … Continue reading
Polaroid is making a very small camera in the shape of a cube. It is called the Polaroid Cube, and it is oddly attractive. It is 35 mm in every dimension, is controlled by one big button on the top, … Continue reading
When I returned to more or less serious (kinda sorta) photography last year after a six year hiatus, I expected that I would find that things had changed. Up until I gave up taking pictures– temporarily, it turned out– I … Continue reading
I used to have a third eye, in the form of an 85mm f/2 prime lens that was pretty much a fixture on my old Pentax K1000 film camera. 85mm is what they call a “mild telephoto” on film, a … Continue reading
Spent way too much time in the art supply/educational materials store taking close up photographs of a malevolent plastic animal. Seriously, have you ever seen such a threatening expression on the face of a plastic animal in your life? “I … Continue reading
Corgi puppies are the cutest puppies. Discuss. Yes, that’s the dire corgi as a baby pup, one ear half up, the other down, standing in my parents’ driveway an hour or so after we saw him in person for the … Continue reading
Sitting here behind the wheel of Stinky, the old Lenovo ThinkPad, and feeling mightily content, since I’ve saved myself a thousand bucks or so, at least temporarily. Have been enjoying a brief flirtation with the idea of a Mac laptop … Continue reading
This one is for you Nikonists out there, and for anyone who loves old manual film cameras and the optics of their wonderful mechanical lenses. Last week I saw this beautiful old super long lens on display at a camera … Continue reading
The car spotter’s natural ally is the smartphone camera. When I think of all the cool cars I saw in the years before the invention of the phone cam, I am filled with a vague sense of both nostalgia and … Continue reading