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May 2022

Film Photography

The Bank House

Dad moved around a lot within the British Commonwealth Caribbean for his career. By the time I was eighteen (1984), I had lived in St. Vincent, Bequia, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Kitts and Antigua and attended two pre-schools, two primary schools and two high schools. Whenever we lived on an island that was not his country of birth (St. Vincent, which was most of the time), Dad's employer, Barclay Bank Plc., provided a home. The higher the job the position,…

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Film Photography

North Eats

North Eats

The 35mm negatives from the roll of Kodak Pro Image I exposed last month in Asbury Park at the boardwalk were sent back. I digitised them using my 35mm scanning workflow. One challenging "feature" of exposing 35mm film is that by the time I get the film developed and the negatives scanned, I often forget why I took a photograph. North Eats is the summertime food truck court on the northern end of the boardwalk near Seventh Avenue. Food trucks…

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Photography

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler

We found three individuals making noise and chasing each other among the tree's branches, leaves, and blossoms. The Yellow Warbler was not on my shotlist, but the birds were so entertaining that Ray and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. The challenge was "How do I get a clear photograph of the birds". We had fun trying. The birds hopped among the branches and stems, sometimes zooming away to another tree on the far end of the small lakes.…

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