I went to a nearby state park on my day off. It's the one I usually go to, as it's nearby, quiet, and full of trees, but the fall colors have been especially bright around here this year, so I wanted to go while the color was at its peak. I didn't get as many … Continue reading Morning at the Park
I usually have dinner with friends on Wednesday nights, but they were busy so I'll see them next week. Since it was a beautiful night, I decided to go out to the park and take some photos while the light was good.
We don't have much in the way of woods around here, really. There is a stretch of wooded area just outside the city that serves as a park and watershed. It is lightly maintained, with volunteers who come through to make sure the trails are clear and cut up any trees that have fallen across … Continue reading Walking Through the Woods
We had our first truly autumnal day a couple of days ago. The day's high was around 60°F, and it rained most of the morning, which we definitely needed. It was cloudy most of the afternoon, and the sun didn't come out until late in the day. Of course I took advantage of having the … Continue reading Photos on a Rainy Day
A co-worker had some rolls of black and white film leftover from one of her photography classes, and because she doubted she was ever going to use it, she let the two of us who use film take what we wanted. It's Arista EDU 400ASA, an inexpensive black and white film made for students. I've … Continue reading Black and White Photography: Trying a New Film
I've been using more 35mm film these days, so I've been going through some of my film photographs and printing them out. There are some shots that I had forgotten about, but that I find interesting even though the subjects are mundane: the gymnasium of a local college, an apartment building, a bench, and some … Continue reading Film Photography: Some Horizontal Things