seaside mediterranean hotel

Embracing Flaws: Film Photography in France

seaside mediterranean hotel

I had traveled 7 countries and 8 US states having shot about a dozen rolls of 120 film with my Holga camera, a lightweight plastic film camera from the 1980s. The whole idea of film photography with a Holga is what some people call a "low-fidelity aesthetic" where flaws such as light leaks, blurry edges and other distortions are the norm. Well, if flaws are what you seek, then I have a doozy for you. When I got home Read More

pacific coast big sur sunset shadows

Don’t Ever Forget It

pacific coast big sur sunset shadows

Sometimes when you are away from home or otherwise entirely consumed by a project, you think about how much you love your family and friends and what you would do for a big hug and just a few minutes with them.   Remembering some of my favorite moments helps me cope with it. I'm betting that you have a moment you absolutely loved... when the sun was shining on your face, maybe in the arms of someone you love or with best Read More

Gordon House Frank Lloyd Wright_Holga

The Home Frank Lloyd Wright Designed for Middle Class America

Gordon House Frank Lloyd Wright_Holga

West Coast Road Trip (continued) Our road trip from Los Angeles to Portland Oregon continues, and I planned a visit to a home that Frank Lloyd Wright designed: The Gordon House, just one hour south of Portland. Turns out, this home was built near Wilsonville Oregon, but in 2001 some well-off folks bought the property and intended to tear it down and build their dream home. The Frank Lloyd Wright Conservancy got a Read More

Port of Soller Mallorca Spain

First Peek: Travels with my Holga Camera

Port of Soller Mallorca Spain

  In the last couple years my Holga Camera and I traveled 7 countries and 8 US states together having shot about a dozen rolls of film. I have not seen any of those photos until now. Stupid crazy, I know. Just scanned the first negative and wanted to share it. It's the Port of Soller, Mallorca Spain. Stay tuned for more! Read More