Signs, again.

وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَكُم مِّن تُرَابٍ ثُمَّ إِذَا أَنتُم بَشَرٌ تَنتَشِرُونَ And of His signs is that He created you from dust; then, suddenly you were human beings dispersing [throughout the earth].

He knows

A reminder to myself first: He knows. Watch it. In Surah Al-An’am, Allah azza wa jall tells us وَعِندَهُ مَفَاتِحُ الْغَيْبِ لَا يَعْلَمُهَا إِلَّا هُوَ ۚ وَيَعْلَمُ مَا فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ ۚ وَمَا تَسْقُطُ مِن وَرَقَةٍ إِلَّا يَعْلَمُهَا وَلَا حَبَّةٍ فِي ظُلُمَاتِ الْأَرْضِ وَلَا رَطْبٍ وَلَا يَابِسٍ إِلَّا فِي كِتَابٍ مُّبِينٍ And with Him are …

6 Days in Costa Rica

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 …

a brief FOMAPAN 200 Creative review

Many months ago, I responded to a giveaway tweet from the incredibly generous Dan K, and ended up with a gift certificate to Camera Film Photo. I decided to take the opportunity to try out some of the other Black & White films* out there and picked up 5 rolls each of Rollei RPX 100, Fomapan …

Kodak Vision 2 100T: 1 Year, 2 Lomos, 3 Rolls

FPP-rolled, expired Kodak Vision 2  100T, is a rather grainy, motion picture stock from the good people at the FPP. Beware: it’s got remjet, but if you manage to get that gunk off, and can pull the green out of it in post (or shoot with a strong-enough orange filter over your flash (or an …