Week 47 A Bit more about the Racetrack

I shot a lot of film at this second visit to the track. I wanted to test out the Canon, as noted in my earlier post. Overall, it is a great camera and I have some nice lenses that were “lent” with it. But I find it hard to use because, paradoxically, it is so…

Week 46 Back to the track

I’m really trying to get caught up here. But I also want to keep caught up on what everyone else is doing, as I love all the different work and approaches on this blog. So I just spent over an hour reading recent posts by others and I’m still not caught up. This week and…

Scenes from the horse paddock

Late afternoon the horses like to have a feed in the top paddock on the young green pick and clover. Meanwhile their home paddock gets a tidy, manure is collected, empty feeders are filled with hay, and the trough is filled with water. On the wall of their shed hang toys, and out the back,…

Don’t move!

Invariably, there is a film that has been sitting in the fridge for a while needing a camera to roll in. It could be treasured a bit longer, left in that dark trove and not moved, but the world has called. Somehow it seems like the perfect film for pinhole, with its fine grain, high…

Saturday afternoon

It is always a treat to go for a walk with the horses. They enjoy ambling along quiet country lanes, through the bush and getting out of the paddock. New or different vistas are always refreshing, and it is always best when none of the horses is left behind. Come Saturday afternoon we are all…