Canon Rebel 2000 with Kodak Color Plus

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After my less than satisfying experience shooting with Ilford Delta 3200, I retreated to a safe place: shooting Kodak Color Plus 200 with my Canon EOS Rebel 2000. Both the camera and the film are entirely reliable so it was … Continued

December 2021 Update

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The tentative optimism that developed from the time Holly and I had gotten vaccinated late in the spring withered when we hit December thanks to the emergence of the Omicron variant. Luckily, we had gotten our booster shots in November … Continued

Fall Color 2021

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We tend to have at least a couple good weeks in Philadelphia for fall color, and this year was no exception. In fact, we still have some lingering color even late in November. Some of these picture have appeared, or … Continued

Practicing with Longer Lenses

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For the most part, I tend to shoot with either 28mm or 50mm lenses. Part of that is due to taking a lot of pictures in the city where everything is close so the 28-50mm range usually suffices. Even when … Continued

May 2021 Update

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Early in the month, Holly and I both passed our two week mark after getting our second vaccine shot meaning that we are fully vaccinated. We spent a good part of the month venturing out to reengage with the world. … Continued

Staycation Visit to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens

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During our May Staycation, which I’ll write more about elsewhere, Holly and I returned to Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens for the first time in 8 years. The Magic Gardens is a unique exhibit of mixed media, mostly mosaics, by local artist … Continued