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New work for the new year

New work for the new year

A few new images with my Rolleiflex and Yashica-mat for my TLR selfies series. You can view the first few images here and here. I have several rolls in the mail to Citizen’s Photo from my recent trip back home to Honolulu for the holidays. I hope you had an enjoyable season and look forward … Continue reading

More selfies with my Rolleiflex

More selfies with my Rolleiflex

Sharing a few more self-portraits taken with my Rolleiflex. The pop-up focus is missing on my camera which wasn’t a problem when I was shooting landscapes, but now that I am trying to focus a little closer the inability to fine-tune my focus is a problem. I’ve been dropping my loupe on the ground glass … Continue reading

Weird experiments with Holga close-up filters

Weird experiments with Holga close-up filters

Seattle’s Glazer’s Camera announced their Toy Camera Contest recently so I broke out my Holga and macro filters to experiment with a few ideas I’d always want to try. My friends organized a medium format stroll through the Fremont Sunday Market which was full of interesting objects and hand crafted arts. I don’t quite know … Continue reading

Scanning Experiments

Scanning Experiments

I took a little time off and haven’t been shooting or developing any film for a few weeks. It feels good. Every once in awhile I like to step back and leave the cameras at home. This week a friend has been talking about flatbed scanners which had me thinking about the first rolls of … Continue reading

To crop or not to crop?

To crop or not to crop?

I took this picture on the fourth floor of the Seattle Public Library, the blood red floor, and wanted to play with the geometry of the grids and the reflection on the floor. Two of my photos were underexposed but I like the look of this picture: This is a scan of the full 4×5 … Continue reading

Birthdays and the road ahead

Birthdays and the road ahead

SCD66U6VMA8M It’s my birthday today and I’m recalling these words by Winston Churchill from my challenging, but ultimately rewarding, Comparative Politics class: “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of … Continue reading