Two days in Atlanta is not really enough, but Hana and I packed in as much as we could… Continue reading “Atlanta Vacation (2)”
My darling, adorable wife joined me in Atlanta on Thursday, and we enjoyed all of Friday and most of Saturday driving around in a rental car and checking out the different things Atlanta has to offer.
This is part 1. Continue reading “Atlanta Vacation (1)”
Back in October 2017, I was blessed to take part in one of Dan K’s generous giveaways over on Twitter. It consisted of a gift certificate to Camera Film Photo and shipping, and I picked up a bunch of black & white film that I hadn’t tried before, including 5 rolls of Rollei RPX 100 in a Japan Camera Hunter Half Case.
I shot the first three rolls rather quickly, but sat on the last two for a few months, and by April 2018, I was all out. Will I buy more? I don’t know. Maybe. It’s a nice enough film, with pleasant grain, good tonal separation and nice contrast, but it’s a bit expensive, almost double the price of Fomapan 200 and a third more than FP4+, both of which I prefer. Still, it’s a nice enough film, and I’m glad I tried it. Continue reading “Rollei RPX 100 – a review in 3 parts”
Oh the expression on my darling, adorable wife’s face there… I wonder what she’s thinking?Continue reading “Diversion”
Just because one season comes to an end, don’t think you get to rest…
When it came time to dismantle the vegetable patches last winter, I just had to stand back for a minute and marvel at the bounty Allah azza wa jall blessed us with. Allahu Akbar.Continue reading “Bounty”
وَإِذَا حُيِّيتُم بِتَحِيَّةٍ فَحَيُّوا بِأَحْسَنَ مِنْهَا أَوْ رُدُّوهَا ۗ إِنَّ اللَّهَ كَانَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ حَسِيبًا
And when you are greeted with a greeting, greet [in return] with one better than it or [at least] return it [in a like manner]. Indeed, Allah is ever, over all things, an Accountant.