Nong’s Khao Man Gai

My friend Donna always introduces me to the great food in Portland. I happened to have my pinhole camera with me the day we went to Nong’s Khao Man Gai where I had the signature Chicken and Rice dish. Camera: Zero 45 (25mm) Film: Illford FP4 Plus Exposure time: 5 Seconds Advertisements

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#FP4Party Day 2, Post 1

So there is a thing called the FP4 party, started on the Twitters by some of my film photography buddies.Β  The shoot week was the first week of January and the post week is this week. My week starts on a Tuesday and this is my first post. I will post more each day of […]

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Beach People

Quick post for you today as I’m in-between a bazillion things at the moment. Another one from last Summer. Geeky bits: Camera: Reality So Subtle 6×6 Film: Ektar 100 Exposure time: ? My phone died and I had to use the force. Honestly no clue what the exposure time was for this.

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A Gift

My husband and I watched a documentary on the Tarot a few weeks ago. This jogged his memory that he’d bought a few tarot packs when we lived in Santa Cruz, so he went upstairs to look for them in our spare room. He came downstairs with them and started sorting through the Rider Waite […]

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A death poem for the new year

The glass slips out of my grasping hands. CRASH! A thousand suns glisten on my kitchen floor.   The death poem isΒ a tradition in Zen Buddhism. Our sangha writes one at the new year every year as a way to reflect on the past year. I believe the tradition is that Buddhist monks wrote them […]

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