Realization of Focus

Sometimes everything just falls into place, you know? On an early Saturday morning, with the sun shining and a record on the turntable, I’m a new man. All the stress of the week is gone and I can finally get to things that matter to me. Now, sometimes this might manifest as a morning session…

In Wonder, We Continue

The smell of burnt bacon, smoke filling the apartment, an egg in the pan, coffee dripping into the pot. A standard Saturday morning in my old apartment. Stuff that I can’t enjoy as much now that I don’t live alone. I can’t say I mind the smoky haze from burning something on the stove (as…

Slowly, Slowly

It’s increasingly important these days for us to slow down. Too much of our life is spent rushing from one thing to the next, never stopping to smell the roses, to borrow a tired colloquialism. I’m even aware of that as I write, since I usually write 2-4 of these posts in a sitting at…

To The Root Of The Matter

Staggering life change and sudden, unexpected shifts can bring us back to the heart of who we are. This was the case for me roughly two months ago when my ex and I broke up. Finding some shots of her on this latest roll of film was surprising, but a bit welcome for a retrospective….

Instigation of Character

I am notoriously careless with my film, and I have no intention of changing that fact. I have four or five rolls cut into 4-6 exposure strips on my desk just beneath he lip of my monitor, and a larger handful in an old development sleeve on the bookshelf. A vast majority of my rolls…