Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

If you're a photo geek living in Portland, it's hard not to know about the tulip farm down in Woodburn, OR. Every spring I've had to live vicariously through friends who've made the trip down there and frolicked in the endles [...]
Test Drive with the F100

Test Drive with the F100

Earlier this month I hunted around for a used Nikon F100 and finally got it in my hot little mitts last week. I've been having a lot of fun with it -- going back to 35mm feels so good. It's great being able to spend more time [...]
Honeyspider

Honeyspider

This is my favorite day of the week, despite being prone to completely forgetting what day of the week it actually is. I can't help it -- I always fall into that Sunday stereotype of lazing about in the mornings and j [...]
Unidentified Flowering Object

Unidentified Flowering Object

Today I have a lot to accomplish, but the #1 thing on my list is picking up the first rolls of film from my new system camera. I'll have to finish up all my errands beforehand, though, because when I get off the bus with thos [...]
Lollipoppies

Lollipoppies

These flowers are in the very eccentric front yard of a home in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, where my best friend will be relocating to in July (from Silverton - a definite upgrade, to be sure). He's moving into the house next [...]
Diana vs Rollei

Diana vs Rollei

I really enjoyed the last time I did this - mixing three variations of the same scene, all shot with different cameras. Breaking rules feels good, especially when they're your own self-imposed rules. So here's two different [...]
In Bokeh's Name, Amen

In Bokeh’s Name, Amen

It's come to my attention that bokeh isn't something that every photography lover is obsessed with. Apparently, there are some people who don't look at a photo and see the bokeh first, and subject second. They just can't re [...]
Two Wrongs Make A Right

Two Wrongs Make A Right

I made this photo using the double exposure process I talked about in an earlier post, as well as a slight tweak to the color balance, to cool things down a bit. It was the only way I could think to salvage these two fram [...]