Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, saw the fifth iteration of the Instant Film Society‘s Polacon event, and my fourth in a row. Given that this is 2020, usual activities were few, with most moved online (to Instagram Live) and a few cancelled, and I skipped the Denton Polawalk for the first time, opting […]
Happy Thanksgiving, gentle readers in the US, and Happy Thursday for everyone else. This year, I’m thankful for so much, but for purposes of this blog entry, I’m thankful for the Instant Film Society and Polacon.
If you’re unfamiliar, Polacon is an annual Instant Film Convention, held the first weekend of the State Fair of Texas, mostly in Denton. I totally missed the first one, didn’t even know about it. I made the photowalk in downtown Denton on the second day of the second one, and was absolutely committed to making […]
I don’t know why I jumped on the Lomo’Instant Square Kickstarter. Further, I don’t know why I went for the gorgeous Ginza Edition, with it’s orangey-brown leatherette and off-white plastic body. Sure, it’s pretty, but it was quite a bit more than the white, black, or Kickstarter editions. I do know why I splurged for the […]
A reminder to myself first, as narrated by Abu Huraira, the prophet, peace be upon him, said يَنْزِلُ رَبُّنَا تَبَارَكَ وَتَعَالَى كُلَّ لَيْلَةٍ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ الدُّنْيَا حِينَ يَبْقَى ثُلُثُ اللَّيْلِ الآخِرُ يَقُولُ مَنْ يَدْعُونِي فَأَسْتَجِيبَ لَهُ مَنْ يَسْأَلُنِي فَأُعْطِيَهُ مَنْ يَسْتَغْفِرُنِي فَأَغْفِرَ لَهُ Our Lord, the Blessed, the Superior, comes every night down on the […]