After three and a half days with Mom, I drove back home on November 21. I started to take the direct route out of Arkansas, but then decided to detour some, and ended up taking the same route through the wilds of Eastern Oklahoma.
I woke up one morning a couple of weeks ago, and decided it was time to tackle something I’ve been dreading for quite awhile… After a long summer, during which I more or less let the garden go completely, it was time to do something…
After my disappointment with the HD 400, I decided to shoot through as much of it as possible, as fast as possible. To that end, I loaded a roll into the FG and just shot around at random. It still took awhile, too long, really, and at about frame 18, the meter locked up again.* […]
I’ve been singing film’s praises for quite awhile, now, and it has its strong suits, for sure, but digital has something that film simply doesn’t: RAW.
On the way up to Arkansas, I had all cameras at the ready… I often forgot about one or the other, and I almost always forgot about the iPhone, bit I did get a few similar frames from all three…
Back in December, I took a few days of vacation and travelled to see Mom up in Northwest Arkansas. In the days leading up to the trip, I hemmed and hawed over which camera(s) to take along, which lenses, films, what sort(s) of project(s) I might want to start/continue/pursue while there, etc., etc., etc. In […]
d،اللَّهُمَّ بَاعِدْ بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَ خَطَايَاىَ كَمَا بَاعَدْتَ بَيْنَ الْمَشْرِقِ وَالْمَغْرِبِ ،اللَّهُمَّ نَقِّنِي مِنَ الْخَطَايَا كَمَا يُنَقَّى الثَّوْبُ الأَبْيَضُ مِنَ الدَّنَسِ اللَّهُمَّ اغْسِلْ خَطَايَاىَ بِالْمَاءِ وَالثَّلْجِ وَالْبَرَدِ O Allah, distance me from my sins just as You have distanced The East from The West, O Allah, purify me of my sins as a white robe is […]