Konica Big Mini with Lomography 800

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After shooting rolls of Kodak Tri-X and Kodak Color Plus with the Konica Big Mini I bought while on vacation in Long Beach, I next loaded it with Lomography Color 800, one of my current favorite films. It was somewhat … Continued

Salinas and Pacific Grove with My Minolta Hi-Matic 11

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It seems like every year that Holly and I stay in Carmel-by-the-Sea we wander farther away. Last year, we went to Seaside for the first time. This year, we went to Moss Landing, Elkhorn Slough Reserve (which is in Watsonville), … Continued

2023 California Vacation Part 5

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Day Eleven (Sunday) Another day spent mainly in Carmel-by-the-Sea. We returned to out relaxing morning habit before heading to Stationæry for breakfast. We went there in 2019. Holly really enjoyed what she had, but I was more on the fence. … Continued

Carmel River State Beach with my Minolta X-700

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On our second-to-last full day in Carmel-by-the-Sea, we took a walk along the aptly named Scenic Drive to get to Carmel River State Beach. Last year, the river didn’t reach the ocean. After a very rainy winter, we were curious … Continued

2023 California Vacation Part 4

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Day Eight (Thursday) We drove to Monterey for breakfast at First Awakenings. We had been there on our past 2 trips and have enjoyed it enough to make it a priority this time as well. After breakfast we drove to … Continued

Monterey and Cannery Row Photos

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One day, Holly and I found ourselves back in Monterey for breakfast. We decided to visit Old Fisherman’s Wharf despite having been there numerous times. It was nice being there mid-May when it’s not as crowded as it can get … Continued