The Canon EOS Elan (EOS 100) is more than 30 years old now. This one was given to me by a buddy who gave up film for digital and left this great 1990s marvel to get all sticky in a box in his closet or something. I protested. “I’ll give you a roll or two […]
Once the heat of the Texas summer finally broke, I needed a break. I felt a little bit stressed and really rather depressed, and I made plans to drive up to visit Mom in Northwest Arkansas, rest some, sit on the deck and look out at the trees, the valley, the picturesque little farm down […]
I took a trip to Arkansas a couple of weeks ago, ostensibly as a vacation (though my employer had better ideas), and while there, something interesting happened…
I didn’t say anything at the time, but I was in Costa Rica a month or so ago for business (again). It was as beautiful, and the people as friendly, as I remembered. Given that it was a work thing, I didn’t have much time for shooting and only made it through 6 rolls and […]
So the Agfa Optima Sensor 535 wasn’t the camera I thought I was buying, wasn’t the camera I wanted, but after two rolls, I’m glad to have it: it’s really a great little camera.
Today, I’m grateful for the opportunity to witness another Ramadan and the chance to enjoy fellowship with my brothers and sisters in faith as we celebrate on this blessed day of Eid al Fitr, the celebration of the breaking of the fast. May Allah accept our fast, charity, and supplications, may He bless us with […]
What are the odds that the batteries in two different cameras, batteries installed years apart, would fail at roughly the same time?