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

2023 California Vacation Part 3

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Day Six (Tuesday) We started our first full day in Carmel-by-the-Sea with breakfast at Carmel Belle which has been the place we’ve gone to for our first breakfast the past 3 visits. We usually get something on the healthy side … Continued

New Canon 28mm Lens

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I haven’t been as interested in buying new film cameras lately. After buying my Olympus XA in March 2021, I felt pretty satisfied with my film camera collection. However, I did recently buy a Canon EF 28mm f/1.8 lens. Last … Continued