52 Rolls Week 45:52

The Sioux Falls: Another Perspective: And Yes it was cold enough for some areas to freeze: See more of the Falls and Environs Here. I see that many participants and burning out and dropping out.  I’m so close to finishing, and I have tons of photos from this Trip through the Plains………So you’ll have to…

52 Rolls Week 44:52

A Tour of what I’m calling ‘Americana’ from our Recent Road Trip.  Sometime wonderful, quirky or kitsch…just things we saw driving the back roads in Valentine, Nebraska: Or something seen upon our Arrival at our destination Sioux Falls, South Dakota: See More Americana here. Tech Info:  Minolta X-7– with Tamron 28-200 zoom lens:  Kodak Portra…

52 Rolls Week 43:52

Still on our road trip through the Plains.  Many interesting things seen along the way….So I will pose the question to you.  What is this? The story is, we had stopped at a roadside rest area along the interstate highway when I spied this going on across the road.  So what are they loading in…

52 Rolls Week 40:52

Scenery from Around the Black Hills, along the Needles Highway.  First the Needles Eye: And more Silhouettes of the Needles: See More from the Needles Highway Drive Here. Tech Info:  Minolta X-700 with Tamron 28-200 zoom lens: Portra 400 film developed and scanned by Old School Labs.            

52 Rolls Week 27:52

The Return from Denver International Airport.  On the ride out, I sat on the west side of the train.  Returning to Denver, I sat on the east side of the train to get a different view.  The east side was definitely more interesting. The long escalator from the Plaza back to the Train Station. Above:…

52 Rolls Week 26:52

Presenting the best of 2 rolls and crediting myself for 2 weeks.  Recently we took a ride to the Airport (DIA) on the new Regional Commuter Train Next week you’ll see the ride back with some very different views.   For those of you overseas or on the East coast of the US, not a…

52 Rolls Week 13:52

A Panorama Adventure Part II: Color images from the Horizon Perfekt. You can view side by side comparisons of the viewing range for the Horizon vs. Mamiya 7 35 mm panorama insert HERE. Some unfortunate streaking which could be due to scanning or development.  But since I’ve never had this problem with my Color Lab…

52 Rolls Week 10:52

A bit “Over Exposed” this week.  My XD-11 exposure setting knob was knocked off the set exposure and I didn’t notice right away.  My one pet peeve with the XD-11 is that the exposure dial can easily be knocked out of position. So  I’ll have to reshoot most of the images on the roll, because I shooting them…

roll 52: I made it

Wow, I wasn’t sure when I started this journey if I would be able to complete it, but I did. I will admit that I ran out of things to say from time to time, but I am glad I did this project for 2014. This will be my last post. In 2015 I plan…

roll 42_ fog

When Autumn arrives in the Portland area we are treated to early morning fog. I try to get out early enough to see the fog, the dew on the long grasses and the rising sun through the trees. It burns off quickly, but while it lasts I try to make a few images with my…