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Downtown Princeton

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Milk and Cookies

After finishing my coffee at Sakird Coffee Roaster, I stood on the Nassau Street sidewalk near my parked car, trying out Fuji X Weekly’s Ilford XP2 Super 400 Film Simulation. I was intentionally underexposing to bring down the highlights. I was just about to get back in my car when I heard a voice: Are you taking my picture?. I looked up and saw her standing there; all dressed up. I apologised: I’m an amateur, not a professional. She quickly…

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New York Camera of Princeton

New York Camera of Princeton

For the last few months, I have sent my film to The Darkroom for development and scanning. Perhaps it was COVID isolation but, despite the proximity, I had not been to downtown Princeton for several months and had forgotten that we still had a camera shop, which is odd because I bought an M42 lens there last year. COVID fog? ????? In any case, I called the shop (New York Camera), and they offer full film services. I’ll spend my…

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Leigh Avenue

It's another cold (2ºC), grey, overcast but thankfully sunny and windless morning in Montgomery Township today. The air is a lot dryer and cooler. I was hoping to get outside to complete the roll of Rollei RPX 25, but the vertigo is still present from yesterday. I am not keen to walk or drive when my sense of balance is off-kilter, so I expect I will spend another day indoors. I took the day off from work yesterday to rest…

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