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  • Nov 21, 2015

    Categories: darkroom, printing

    The Darkroom: Part 1 - An Introduction

    At the risk of sounding like an aging curmudgeon yearning for a yesteryear I was never actually a part of, the darkroom stood at the center of photographic life from the art form’s inception until sometime in the past ten years, or sometime thereabout. For as long as negatives were made on photosenstive materials, a darkroom of some sort was needed to turn that negative into a real photograph.

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  • Oct 23, 2015

    Categories: gear, leica

    Leica on a Budget - Alternate Setups

    In part one of this little series on putting together a budget Leica kit, I gave you a quick rundown of the M3 kit I put together for $600. In this follow up post, we’ll cover some excellent alternatives to my setup if you’re bargain hunting for a Leica.

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  • Oct 9, 2015

    Categories: gear, leica

    Leica on a Budget - How I Got Over

    Since the release of the Leica MP in 2003, and even more so since it was partially taken over by a private equity firm in 2011, Leica has undeniably become a hyper-luxury brand. Built on the back of Leica’s heritage during the heydays, when film was virtually the only show in town, the Leica brand has morphed into something extraordinary. Yes, in 2015, The name Leica is synonymous with luxury. And depending on who you ask, maybe even douchebaggery.

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  • Sep 5, 2015

    Categories: oregon, roadtrip, photos

    Blue River

    In celebration of our friend Erin's birthday, a trip was planned to Blue River, Oregon, home of the.....well, home to some rental cabins, a school, and of course a blue river. We loaded DEB (a.k.a. The Kraken, my car) with 4 people, 2 dogs, and $200 worth of groceries and set off for a relaxing weekend three and a half hours away from the busy confines of Portland.

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  • Sep 4, 2015

    Categories: portland, oregon, changes, photos

    Snow to Spring 2014

    A lot has changed over the past two months, the period of time that these pictures were taken.

    I’ll explain more later, but for now please enjoy a few photos that I like taken in a period starting with Portland’s February snow storm and ending with a photo taken and developed today.

    Read more..

    Blog

    • Nov 21, 2015

      The Darkroom: Part 1 - An Introduction

      At the risk of sounding like an aging curmudgeon yearning for a yesteryear I was never actually a part of, the darkroom stood at the center of photographic life from the art form’s inception until sometime in the past ten years, or sometime thereabout. For as long as negatives were made on photosenstive materials, a darkroom of some sort was needed to turn that negative into a real photograph.

      Read more..
    • Oct 23, 2015

      Leica on a Budget - Alternate Setups

      In part one of this little series on putting together a budget Leica kit, I gave you a quick rundown of the M3 kit I put together for $600. In this follow up post, we’ll cover some excellent alternatives to my setup if you’re bargain hunting for a Leica.

      Read more..
    • Oct 9, 2015

      Leica on a Budget - How I Got Over

      Since the release of the Leica MP in 2003, and even more so since it was partially taken over by a private equity firm in 2011, Leica has undeniably become a hyper-luxury brand. Built on the back of Leica’s heritage during the heydays, when film was virtually the only show in town, the Leica brand has morphed into something extraordinary. Yes, in 2015, The name Leica is synonymous with luxury. And depending on who you ask, maybe even douchebaggery.

      Read more..
    • Sep 5, 2015

      Blue River

      In celebration of our friend Erin's birthday, a trip was planned to Blue River, Oregon, home of the.....well, home to some rental cabins, a school, and of course a blue river. We loaded DEB (a.k.a. The Kraken, my car) with 4 people, 2 dogs, and $200 worth of groceries and set off for a relaxing weekend three and a half hours away from the busy confines of Portland.

      Read more..
    • Sep 4, 2015

      Snow to Spring 2014

      A lot has changed over the past two months, the period of time that these pictures were taken.

      I’ll explain more later, but for now please enjoy a few photos that I like taken in a period starting with Portland’s February snow storm and ending with a photo taken and developed today.

      Read more..

Blog

  • Nov 21, 2015

    Categories: darkroom, printing

    The Darkroom: Part 1 - An Introduction

    At the risk of sounding like an aging curmudgeon yearning for a yesteryear I was never actually a part of, the darkroom stood at the center of photographic life from the art form’s inception until sometime in the past ten years, or sometime thereabout. For as long as negatives were made on photosenstive materials, a darkroom of some sort was needed to turn that negative into a real photograph.

    Read more..
  • Oct 23, 2015

    Categories: gear, leica

    Leica on a Budget - Alternate Setups

    In part one of this little series on putting together a budget Leica kit, I gave you a quick rundown of the M3 kit I put together for $600. In this follow up post, we’ll cover some excellent alternatives to my setup if you’re bargain hunting for a Leica.

    Read more..
  • Oct 9, 2015

    Categories: gear, leica

    Leica on a Budget - How I Got Over

    Since the release of the Leica MP in 2003, and even more so since it was partially taken over by a private equity firm in 2011, Leica has undeniably become a hyper-luxury brand. Built on the back of Leica’s heritage during the heydays, when film was virtually the only show in town, the Leica brand has morphed into something extraordinary. Yes, in 2015, The name Leica is synonymous with luxury. And depending on who you ask, maybe even douchebaggery.

    Read more..
  • Sep 5, 2015

    Categories: oregon, roadtrip, photos

    Blue River

    In celebration of our friend Erin's birthday, a trip was planned to Blue River, Oregon, home of the.....well, home to some rental cabins, a school, and of course a blue river. We loaded DEB (a.k.a. The Kraken, my car) with 4 people, 2 dogs, and $200 worth of groceries and set off for a relaxing weekend three and a half hours away from the busy confines of Portland.

    Read more..
  • Sep 4, 2015

    Categories: portland, oregon, changes, photos

    Snow to Spring 2014

    A lot has changed over the past two months, the period of time that these pictures were taken.

    I’ll explain more later, but for now please enjoy a few photos that I like taken in a period starting with Portland’s February snow storm and ending with a photo taken and developed today.

    Read more..

    Blog

    • Nov 21, 2015

      The Darkroom: Part 1 - An Introduction

      At the risk of sounding like an aging curmudgeon yearning for a yesteryear I was never actually a part of, the darkroom stood at the center of photographic life from the art form’s inception until sometime in the past ten years, or sometime thereabout. For as long as negatives were made on photosenstive materials, a darkroom of some sort was needed to turn that negative into a real photograph.

      Read more..
    • Oct 23, 2015

      Leica on a Budget - Alternate Setups

      In part one of this little series on putting together a budget Leica kit, I gave you a quick rundown of the M3 kit I put together for $600. In this follow up post, we’ll cover some excellent alternatives to my setup if you’re bargain hunting for a Leica.

      Read more..
    • Oct 9, 2015

      Leica on a Budget - How I Got Over

      Since the release of the Leica MP in 2003, and even more so since it was partially taken over by a private equity firm in 2011, Leica has undeniably become a hyper-luxury brand. Built on the back of Leica’s heritage during the heydays, when film was virtually the only show in town, the Leica brand has morphed into something extraordinary. Yes, in 2015, The name Leica is synonymous with luxury. And depending on who you ask, maybe even douchebaggery.

      Read more..
    • Sep 5, 2015

      Blue River

      In celebration of our friend Erin's birthday, a trip was planned to Blue River, Oregon, home of the.....well, home to some rental cabins, a school, and of course a blue river. We loaded DEB (a.k.a. The Kraken, my car) with 4 people, 2 dogs, and $200 worth of groceries and set off for a relaxing weekend three and a half hours away from the busy confines of Portland.

      Read more..
    • Sep 4, 2015

      Snow to Spring 2014

      A lot has changed over the past two months, the period of time that these pictures were taken.

      I’ll explain more later, but for now please enjoy a few photos that I like taken in a period starting with Portland’s February snow storm and ending with a photo taken and developed today.

      Read more..