Olympus PEN FT. I was all set to sell it and then the scans from what I thought was the last roll of film I'd shoot with this camera comes back from the Darkroom. Of course the pictures I took turn out looking great and now I'm rethinking if I should hold on to this … Continue reading Film on Friday 26
I follow a bunch of photography blogs on WordPress Reader and several of the writer/photographers have made the decision to shoot less film and more digital. I've also come to this crossroad and will be shooting equal parts film and digital. Like the other writer/photographers I follow one of the big reasons I will be … Continue reading Picture taking
Night blooming cereus cacti line the rock wall along my daughter's school. There are some mornings when the entire 100+ yard wall has hundreds of blooms but they have already begun to wilt from the rising sun.
Disclaimer I am not a surfer but I like watching large surf from shore. Storm systems south of Hawaii have generated days of good size surf for the month. The footage below was taken at Point Panic a break dedicated for bodysurfing. The day I was there the larger wave faces were 4 to 5 … Continue reading October is swell
Several storms came awfully close to Oahu this summer. Hurricane Lane in particular shut down the entire state for nearly a week. The canoes belong to my club and were moved further on shore in preparation for the storm. The following photographs are from August 23rd.
I own a variety of 25+ cameras that are a mix from all mechanical SLRs to autofocus compacts. After shooting each item at least once my preference has leaned towards the SLRs and compacts with autofocus. Sad to say but my eyesight is beginning to fail me and the manual focus cameras I have, which I've had great experiences using, … Continue reading Film on Friday 25
I completed a goal before my fiftieth birthday in December by participating in the Queen Lilioukalani canoe race. This was the second time I went to Kona for the event, the first time I suffered an injury at the race start and was unable to compete. The course is eighteen miles and my crew of six completed … Continue reading Kona 2.0