Nightime, Right Time

A quick follow-up to this morning’s Reminder… Here’s the same view, shot moments apart, by 3 different cameras, at 30, 45, and 60 seconds (all manually counted, and so probably not accurate…).

On the left, the Cosina CX-2; in the middle, the Lomo LC-A; on the right, the Sears 35 R|F (Ricoh 500 G). All on Kosmo Foto Mono, developed in Ilfotec HC 1:31 for 5.5 minutes. (I moved the LC-A slightly during exposure. Ooops. Oh well.) Continue reading “Nightime, Right Time”

Kosmo Foto Mono at the Neighborhood Picnic

The weekend before Ramadan, the neighborhood got together for a picnic. Fun! About 5 minutes after it was supposed to start, I received a frantic call from brother Riyaz, one of the organizers. He was breathless. “Brother James… we need a photographer here… hurry.”

I was happy to oblige, and, interestingly, I had just received 3 rolls of Kosmo Foto Mono, so I grabbed 3 cameras, loaded the 3 rolls of Kosmo into them, and off I went… Continue reading “Kosmo Foto Mono at the Neighborhood Picnic”

signs, signs

 

وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ خَلْقُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَاخْتِلَافُ أَلْسِنَتِكُمْ وَأَلْوَانِكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّلْعَالِمِينَ

And of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth and the diversity of your languages and your colors. Indeed in that are signs for those of knowledge.

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the best sign

وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً ۚ إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ

And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.

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