Month: January 2019

Something reminded me of this

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Something reminded me of this

Something reminded me of this so I found the original file and tweaked the curve some, it was fairly dull in the previous version*. A couple of points (Warning: thinking out loud) When I posted this to online a number of years ago I wrote something about how it reminded me of being twelve. I said that a lot, some years ago, and now I can’t recall why, or what it was about this image, […]

Exploring to do

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I’d been making pictures of rural areas, in the manner of Ansel Adams, but the conference organizers asked me to make documentary pictures of the city of Colordado Springs, which was growing rapidly. I did so, and was surprised. The scenes were frightening, but one or two had about them an unexpected beauty. I couldn’t account for it. From that point on, I felt I had some exploring to do. Robert Adams, Along Some Rivers

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A few Fuji films in 120 and 220 format laying on a wooden box.

It’s been staring at me, the Pentax, for a long time now. Begging me to go for a walk so it could see, not the world exactly, but at least the nearest surroundings. Stretch out, move a little, internally as well as just being around, breathe the fresh air.. And I’ve always replied, —“nahh, I don’t even know where your films are, so being outside wouldn’t make much sense, right?” And it would nod, as […]