February 2022 Update

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February was another fairly quiet winter/pandemic month. The big news was my buying a new camera: a Nikon Z fc. I wrote a post about getting it and a post about my first lengthy outing with it. The weather started … Continued

January 2022 Update

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Between it being winter and the spreading of the Omicron variant, January was a quiet month. Early in the month, our wonderfully relaxing winter break came to an end. Unlike most Januarys when there are a couple of quiet weeks … Continued

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

Flexaret Automat with Ilford FP4 Plus

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One day early in December, Holly and I went for a walk to Philadelphia’s City Hall to check out the city’s annual Christmas displays. Every year, they put up a big Christmas tree, set up an ice skating rink, and … Continued