Week 19 | October 19 – 25, 2019

No film this week. Some Astia jpgs with the x100f and even an edited iPhone pick.

I struggle with the color on the x100f. I wrestle with shooting RAW and using vsco presets. But I don’t want to get bogged down with more choices, more technology.

Anyway, here’s some shots from the past week:

Loyal Heights, Washington. October 19, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Fremont, Washington. October 24, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. October 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Astia.
Ballard, Washington. October 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Astia
Loyal Heights, Washington. October 25, 2019. iPhone 8 Plus.
Memorial Stadium, Seattle, Washington. October 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Astia.

Magnolia Library, Seattle

The Magnolia Branch of the Seattle Public Library was built in the early 1960s. The style is described as Northwest Regional Modernism.

The architect, Paul Hayden Kirk, worked with landscape architect Richard Haag to design a library that integrated with the surrounding landscape and marked a distinct break from the libraries build between 1908 and 1921 in the Beaux-Arts Carnegie style.

It won an Award of Merit from the Seattle Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 1965, and garnered the First Honor Award in the AIA American Library Association’s third annual Library Award Program in 1966. In March 2001, the Seattle Landmarks Board voted to add the Magnolia Branch Library to the city’s list of historic landmarks.

More information can be found at this excellent resource: sah-archipedia.

Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Magnolia Library, Seattle, Washington. October 10, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.

Week 18 | October 12 to 18, 2019

With ballots dropping next week, political fires are are heating up. Yes, impeachment inquiries and pre-primary presidential debates are rising levels of sturm und drang in our national press but it is the local races where the trench warfare occurs. After all, all politics are local.

This week the photos all come from the same day (October 13th) and camera (Fuji x100f). Not from a lack of photos, I had a roll of Ilford Delta 400 scanned and returned. Several iPhone photos worked out well. It was just that these photos stood out for me. The tones, lighting and composition came out pretty well.

All my photos are jpegs. Minimal edits. Sometimes a crop (often to a square).

Ballard, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Highway 99, Seattle, Washington. October 13, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.

Ballard | Fuji x100f | Acros-R

Wandered around Ballard on a post night rain Monday morning. Shot with my Fuji x100f. SOOC JPEGs with minimal edits.

Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.

Week 15 | September 21, 2019

Weather continues to be colder and wetter than normal: a winter storm warning for some of the mountain passes.

Fewer digital shots this week. I’ve been walking around with the Canon and the Rollei. Still taking pictures everyday, just don’t have the proof.

The last photo is, of course, an imitation of Vivian Maier.

Here’s a few from the past week:

Loyal Heights. September 22, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros-R.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Classic Chrome.
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Classic Chrome
Ballard, Washington. September 23, 2019. Fuji x100f. Classic Chrome.

Modica and Ragusa, Sicily | Fuji x100f

Over one hundred photos on my digital camera and a couple rolls of Kodak, Portra 400 and I left many shots untaken.

Our day trip from Siracusa, Sicily started in Noto and continued in Modica and ended in Ragusa.

Church of Saint Peter, Modica, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Classic Chrome.
Modica, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Classic Chrome.
Modica, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Acros-R.
Ragusa, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Acros-R.
Ragusa, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Classic Chrome.
Outside Siracusa, Sicily. Friday, August 16, 2019. Fuji X100F. Acros-R.

Week Twelve | September 6, 2019

Back to work. Back to school. The best two months of the year for photography in the northwest.

All with the Fuji in Acros. Minimal edits.

My Office. August 31, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.
Ballard, Washington. September 2, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.
Loyal Heights, Washington . September 2, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.
Our House. September 6, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.
Golden Gardens, Seattle. September 6, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.
Shilshole Marina, Seattle. September 6, 2019. Fuji x100f. Acros.