This is my last post of 2015, and for me, it is week 53 since I have chosen to follow this calendar’s numbering. If you are interested in seeing my selection of favourite shots from these 53 (+) rolls, I have posted it today at my blog (at this link).
Just before Christmas we traveled north on Vancouver Island to a small rural community north of Comox to visit our granddaughter and her parents. Today’s photos are from that visit on a damp and chilly day when we did a bit of baby sitting by taking a walk on fisherman’s wharf in Comox Harbour. There is more to this roll of film, but it will show up on my blog as time permits. I love the featured shot – the colours and simplicity and dynamic pose all appeal to me but perhaps most of all I appreciate the “3” since my granddaughter turns three in a few days time. It seems perfect!
I am still dithering about whether to take part fully in a 2016 52Rolls project. With a daily blog to maintain, and extended periods off the grid, or otherwise on the road, it has been a stretch this year. And while that stretch has not ruined the fun, sometimes it was a bit more like work and a bit less like fun than I had hoped for. But, it did keep me shooting film, and I did shoot more than twice as many rolls of film as in 2014, and in many more cameras.
So, I will start a 2016 52Rolls project, but I won’t commit to finishing it this year. However I will, at the very least, take Urban up on his kind offer to those of us that have participated in previous years, to post occasionally even if not participating fully. Thanks Urban, and thanks for maintaining this project and creating a place for us like-minded people to hang out and show our work and seek help on a wide variety of topics. And thanks to this great community for all your support over the past year. May you all have a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.
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Roll 53: Olympus XA2, ISO400, Kodak Gold, commercially processed and scanned.