Category: General

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Keeper Rate

January 2022 | Minolta XD-11 | MD ROKKOR-X 45mm F2 | Kodak Professional T-MAX   ISO 400

One of the appeals of photography is the ability to capture fleeting moments. As photographers, we see a scene or even unfolding, and we desire to preserve that moment. It takes awareness of time and space (composition), attention to detail, practice and patience. It takes time to learn and master the camera and lens settings…

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Happy Fat Tuesday

October 2007? | Canon EOS Rebel 2000 | EF28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II | Kodak UltraMax 400 Colour Negative Film (35mm)

I’ve never been to New Orleans. But I have celebrated Mardi Gras. Sort of. Carnival has been celebrated for centuries in the West Indies, especially in Trinidad and Tobago. The islanders used Carnival to mock and imitate the pre-Lenten traditions French plantation owners brought to the islands. The Carnival season begins after the Epiphany and…

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