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Shinrin-yoku in Herrontown Woods

When Bhavna wanted to get out for a hike a few weeks ago, I suggested Herrontown Woods. It’s nearby, just a few kilometres from home, and we haven’t visited the trail in years. It had been so long she had forgotten’ she doubted she had ever hiked it. While the Yellow Trail traces Harry’s Brook, we took the Red Trail, which took us all around the woods. She still didn’t remember when I mentioned the Orange Trail goes to the…

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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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Weird?

The Lens-Artists Challenge #171 is all about the weird stuff we can find around us. I consulted the Weird NJ website and found quite a few weird things about New Jersey. But given the expected weather for the weekend, a trip out town seemed ill-advised. So I decided on doing something much much closer to home. It's almost a year since I have dabbled with macro photography. Until I purchased the Fujifilm MCEX-16 extension tube, I think the last time…

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