Week 25 | November 30 – December 6, 2019

The weeks are piling up. Nearly six months with it now. Half a year of weekly photos isn’t much. Not compared to Woody Campbell’s decade long photo a day marathon.

But the commitment to post once a week, the use of three unique cameras and living in (and traveling to) a beautiful area certainly helps inspire the practice.

Here’s a few from this past week:

Volunteer Park, Seattle. November 30, 2019. Fuji x100f.
My Office. November 30, 2019. Fuji x100f.
Frelard, Seattle. December 5, 2019. Fuji X100F.
Fremont. December 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. Silberra u400.
Phinney Ridge, Seattle. December 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. Silberra u400.
Fremont. December 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. Silberra u400.

Week 24 | November 23 – 29, 2019

Thanksgiving week. Oldest daughter home from college. Youngest one working on applications. Weather is cold and clear. Days too short. Dark by 4:30.

My film cameras are loaded with slower black and white films. Really too much sun to be using them. I shot a bunch of family stuff at the Thursday dinner.

Culled through this week’s work and grabbed these:

Three of the photos I took from my car. Almost feel like that’s cheating.

Ballard, Washington. November 24, 2019. Fuji x100f. Classic Chrome.
Ballard, Washington. November 23, 2019. Canon AE1 Program. CineStill 800.
Seattle, Washington. November 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Monochrome-R.
Snoqualmie Pass, Washington. November 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Monochrome-R.
Seattle, Washington. November 25, 2019. Fuji x100f. Monochrome-R.

CineStill BwXX 250 | Canon AE-1 Program

Sometimes we make mistakes. Good, bad: it doesn’t matter. The following photographs were mistakes of a sort. Loaded iso 250 film in and, while thinking of Ilford 3200, I set my camera’s iso for the much larger number.

Dropping the roll off at Moonphoto lab and explaining the blunder triggered some counting on fingers…how many stops is that?

I’m not one that pushes or pulls film. What the box says, is what I do. Anyway, after this, I might push (or pull) some more.

The film is CineStill BwXX 250. Described as a classic black and white film stock that has been relatively little changed since its 1959 release. According to the CineStill website Raging Bull (1980) and Schindlers List (1993) were shot on the film.

This set is from a walk I did after dark in Ballard.

Here are the shots:

Ballard, Washington. November 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. CineStill 250.
Ballard, Washington. November 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. CineStill 250.
Ballard, Washington. November 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. CineStill 250.
Ballard, Washington. November 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. CineStill 250.
Ballard, Washington. November 2019. Canon AE-1 Program. CineStill 250.