52:500c – Week 30 – Contest of Fortification

It was surreal stepping off the shuttle bus at the Dauphine Gate at the Fortress of Louisbourg. I had managed to catch the second shuttle bus of the day to the once large French Fortified town. The fog had settled in for the long haul, which is no surprising considering where I was in Canada…Cape…

Week 2, Fujica GW690

The Texas Leica, a big beastie of a camera that makes a lot of noise.  In this case I also had a first time problem with this camera, where after taking a shot and advancing the film, the next shot would not fire.  I tried most everything I could, but ended up releasing the back…

Roll 52: The Frosty Fog

Roll 52. Take a moment and soak it in, this one is special. I finish this 52 Roll Project with my trusty Nikon FM2 and a roll of Ilford HP5 Plus 400.   The FM2 is the whole reason that I started the project in the first place.   I thought I would use most…

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…

A part of me is gone

On Saturday morning I developed 6 sheets of film that I had taken over the previous week. Little did I know that over the weekend my treasured Toyo-View 45CF, tripod and most of my large format lenses would be stolen. These are probably the last photos I will ever have taken with “Toyo” unless it…