Mixing things up →
Yesterday was to be a day of photographing. By 7:00am I had packed up 2 bags and was ready to roll. I sat for a few minutes thinking of what I might like to shoot. Then I sat for a few more minutes. The next thing I knew it was early evening and I had nothing. Banana and Bratwurst Failed at photography yesterday, so I punted.
Why I keep making photos of my dogs →
Who loves dog photos? I do, apparently.
Frank Petronio photographer: Camera Review →
frankpetroniophotographer: The 11-Month Pre-Announcement Period: The new Canikonyonicus X43Tid is going to be the last camera you will ever need. It redefines photography as we know it. The Three-Month Pre-Order Period: Duplicate orders placed through Amazon and B&H. The Month Before Shipping: Upgrade to Overnight… I’ve never experienced any of this. Nope. None at all. ...
This is the room of the wolfmother wallpaper. The toadstool motel you once...– I need to reread Skinny Legs and All.
We need to re-educate ourselves about human interaction and the difference...– Jack White
If your fidelity to perfectionism is too high, you never do anything.– David Foster Wallace on Ambition
The reason I use a manual typewriter,” DeLillo writes in a letter to David...
fygr: Song of the 1977 Grand Rapids Grand River...
Tupperwolf: Wealth, risk, and stuff →
vruba: Via Anne Galloway on Twitter, I just saw Living With Less. A Lot Less, an opinion piece in the New York Times. I run into some version of this essay by some moneybags twig-bishop about once a year, and it bugs me every time. Here’s the thing. Wealth is not a number of dollars. It is not a… I said this very thing today after also being annoyed by the NYT piece. I didn’t say...
When evening has come, I return to my house and go into my study. At the door I...– The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction
Prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you...– How to Do What You Love from paulgraham.com via Findings.
…can you imagine curling up in bed to read a computer? Weeping for Anna...– Letters of Note: Some things should happen on soft pages, not cold metal
Writing by hand is laborious, and that is why typewriters were invented. But I...– Mary Gordon on the joy of notebooks and writing by hand as a creative catalyst | Brain Pickings
…it’s amazingly powerful (and more than a little scary) to be able to just...– I agree. Every time I’m carrying my 1960s rangefinder and just flick my finger to take a photo, I’m amazed (and a little scared).
Digital Recordkeeping - baty.net →
A quick post about where I’ve landed, software-productivity-system-wise
Blogging with Tinderbox →
I take notes all day in Tinderbox, so I thought I’d give it another go as a blog publishing platform.
Processing my own color film →
Some notes on my first attempts at processing my own color film at home.