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

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

December 2022 Update

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This December, as usually is the case, was really enjoyable for me and Holly. Although I dislike how little daylight there is, we have significant time off from work and always look forward to Christmas. In addition to the time … Continued

Canon Rebel 2000 with Kodak Color Plus

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After my less than satisfying experience shooting with Ilford Delta 3200, I retreated to a safe place: shooting Kodak Color Plus 200 with my Canon EOS Rebel 2000. Both the camera and the film are entirely reliable so it was … Continued

December 2021 Update

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The tentative optimism that developed from the time Holly and I had gotten vaccinated late in the spring withered when we hit December thanks to the emergence of the Omicron variant. Luckily, we had gotten our booster shots in November … Continued

Flexaret Automat with Ilford FP4 Plus

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One day early in December, Holly and I went for a walk to Philadelphia’s City Hall to check out the city’s annual Christmas displays. Every year, they put up a big Christmas tree, set up an ice skating rink, and … Continued

One More Roll from 2020

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When I got my test rolls for my replacement cameras developed, I also had one remaining roll from 2020. I had taken a roll of Fomapan profi line creative 200 with my Canon EOS Rebel 2000 during our winter break … Continued