Tag Archives: personal blathering on

king pentax

A phone camera can make a decent black and white image, particularly when used with a specialized app like Lenka.  But I’m pretty sure this medium format SLR can do a somewhat better job when loaded with monochrome film. The … Continue reading

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the birthday corgi

Today is a very special day: it is our old corgi boy’s 15th birthday.  We can say about him the greatest thing you can say of any of his kind: he is, and has been every single day since we … Continue reading

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the brannock device

At last, it is mine. I am now the proud owner of this classic 20th Century Brannock Device.  For some mysterious reason I have wanted to have one of these since I was a little kid, and today, at the … Continue reading

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blogging by candlelight

The power has been out just long enough get a little worrisome. The familiar stuff on the kitchen counter is looking rather spooky and pretty soon somebody is going to have to go out and start up a car so … Continue reading

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instagram again!

On this busy weekend, please excuse this second post announcing that I am now on Instagram! My username is “kekiongacomics”. This is my first venture into the big bad 21st century world of social media and I am already learning … Continue reading

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instagram!!

More slow steps into the world of the 21st century– I have decided to dip my toes into the big scary ocean of social media by opening an Instagram account!  More photos, more commentary, more hashtags, more weird stuff from … Continue reading

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sign of the day

This sign is crude but effective. I actually bought the product advertised: my new giant duffel bag is purple with grey straps. Note that the store behind the sign is mostly dark. It was 102 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday and … Continue reading

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they call it “k-70”

Excuse me, no blog today. Pentax has just announced  a new camera and lens, and I am afraid I spent way too much of the day studying  the press release and photographs and reading discussions on the topic in the … Continue reading

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ridiculously glad to know this

The personal Google on my phone knows me all too well, offering up this little nugget of news: Jeff Goldblum will play The Grandmaster in the next outing in the MCU’s Thor series, Thor: Ragnarok. This is, by any definition, … Continue reading

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spiders in their youth

This is as much a photography post as a spider post.  Even if you are not a huge spider fan,  if you can stand looking at them at all you might like to look at the images as examples of … Continue reading

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