Farhana on the Beach

While writing my rather dismissive review of Martin Parr’s Beach Therapy, I had the idea to see what sorts of beach-type photographs I had in my archive. Turns out, not too many, really. I don’t live near a (real) beach, and other than the 3 years I spent in Holbrook, NY, I’ve never lived anywhere […]

Expired Film Day – Ektachrome 200D

Kodak Ektachrome 5306 200D was a daylight balanced chrome stock, if you couldn’t tell from the name… This particular roll came to me in an FPP Ollie’s Choice box and expired in 1982. I shot it at 100 in the Nikon FG with the 50mm f/1.8 E series, and developed it in a fresh batch […]

Vacation, Shmaycation… but at least it was foggy for part of the drive home.

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 […]