52 Rolls Week 41:52

Since Advent Should be a Joyous time, I’m posting about a recent childhood memory revisited that did not disappoint: Welcome to the 1880 Train in the Black Hills of South Dakota.  This is actually an oil powered steam engine from the 1920’s, Engine #104.  Engine #7, which pulled our train ride in 1969 has been…

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 34:52

Some images from the Nebraska Road Trip.  And a Film Test for Film Ferrania P30 exposed as recommended, with disappointing results. Showing Landmarks along the Oregon Trail: Courthouse and Jail Rocks. Chimney Rock (left) and un-named Butte near Scott’s Bluff (right). For more images along the road in Nebraska Click Here. Tech Info:  Minolta XD-11…

52 Rolls Week 33:52

A Bit over exposed.  But Considering I didn’t do any of the film pretest that I planned on, the results are OK.  Honestly, I focused on Enjoying the Eclipse: See all of the Eclipse Images Here. Tech Info:  Minolta X-700 with Samyang f/8 500 mm mirror lens; Kodak Portra 160 Film; Developed and scanned by…

52 Rolls Week 31:52

We’ve been out trying to capture the ‘Great American Eclipse’.  But to keep you all occupied, we visit the Iconic Daniels & Fisher Tower, Downtown Denver. In keeping with the new policy, only two images.  See the rest posted HERE: The interior of the Clock Face is an Event Center. Please do read the history…

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 21:52

This Week wrapping up my trip to the Moab Photo Symposium.  We stayed an extra day to wander through bot Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.  I highly recommend Canyonlands if you are passing through the area.  Often a bit less crowded than Arches, because its a longer drive to get into the heart of the…

52 Rolls Week 20:52

Some telephoto perspectives.  I always carry the 150 mm lens for the Mamiya 7, but almost never use it.  And the 210 mm never gets in the bag.  Well I took them both out for a ‘drive’ in Moab.  By the way, I shot seven rolls of film in Moab.  I was trying lot’s of…

52 Rolls Week 17:52

This week the Results from Worldwide Pinhole Day (April 30, 2017).  You remember the Portra 160 Pinhole Time Tests.  So here we put the to work at Red Rocks Park.  Famous for the Natural Amphitheatre:    We try to go here for a concert once a year.  This year we will be seeing the Steve…

52 Rolls Week 16:52

It’s getting a little political in here, as we review the best of 3 rolls from the Earth Day March for Science.  As I scientist I was there to defend science, so that’s my perspective.  We need more science not less! The Marchers Remember that Louis Pasteur was not trying to preserve milk.  He was…

52 Rolls Week 15:52

I’ve been doing lot’s of film and exposure testing these past two weeks in preparation for a photography workshop and Pinhole Day, not much to report.  So I’m posting a final image of my Garden, which managed to survive the early threats of bad weather.  it is snowing now, but my Tulips and Daffodils are…