January 2024 Light Box Photos

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This year, January was, as it often is, dark and miserable so I didn’t get outside often to take photos. In order to scratch my photography itch, I broke out my light box to take some pictures inside. I used … Continued

2023 Washington DC Trip Part 1

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During our winter break, Holly and I took a short trip to Washington, DC. We usually don’t travel at that time and, weather permitting, often treat it as a 2nd Staycation doing some fun things around Philadelphia. However, in mid-November, … Continued

December 2023 Update

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Not surprisingly, Holly and I had a busy December. In addition to the Christmas holiday, December is always extra-festive because of Holly’s birthday early in the month. For each of our birthdays, we usually take the closest Friday off to … Continued

Top Posts for 2023

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I was planning on a Top 5 Posts for 2023 list but after the top 3, there was a 3-way tie so this is a Top 6 Posts list: #1 Minolta X-700 with Ilford HP5 Plus (February 24) #2 Minolta … Continued

Christmas in Philly 2023

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I had a few opportunities in December to take some photos of Christmas around Philadelphia. Holly and I live close to Rittenhouse Square which always has a Christmas tree and other decorations. I first took some pictures there with my … Continued

November 2023 Update

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Of course one of the most notables things about November is Thanksgiving. Both Holly and I love Thanksgiving, and it’s probably our favorite holiday. We always start the holiday early by ordering turkey sandwiches. This year, we revisited 3 sandwiches … Continued