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Downtown Princeton

Film Photography

12 August 2022

Palmer Square

One of my frustrations with 35mm film photography is the effort involved in compensation for the lack of metadata. This week, I spent a lot of time learning to read 35mm film strip edge DX bar codes. The photographs are all from around Palmer Square.…

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Film Photography

Saturday 1 May 2022

Last month, I grabbed my Minolta XD-11 and Minolta MD Rokkor-X 45mm f/2 lens and drove to Palmer Square in downtown Princeton. Palmer Square is a public square and planned development across from Nassau Street and Princeton University that forms a collection of shops, restaurants, offices and (expensive) residential spaces. It's a mall. Palmer Square is named for the original builder, Edgar Palmer, heir to the New Jersey Zinc fortune. Constructed between 1936 to 1939, the Square was created by…

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Photography

Fog Out

It's drab and dreary outside right now. The weather reminds me of the drab grey days we had even in mid-March. I'm looking forward to some beach weather. I captured this photograph while having breakfast muffin and a cappuccino at Sakrid Coffee Roasters in Princeton. There was a soft drizzle, and a fine mist hung. I focused the camera on catching the woman who was crossing the street. A truck pulled up and parked on the corner at about the…

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