My son exploring the innards of his generic 35mm camera (which actually takes some passable photos).
[Taken 14 July 2016]
My 80-year-old camera would choose this particular frame to slip and overlap the next frame, so that the resulting photo isn’t the standard square format — and didn’t get automatically scanned and uploaded by The Darkroom. Glad I still have my trusty Epson Perfection V700 Photo flatbed scanner on hand.
Not the best camera for portraits — and I didn’t exactly get the color adjustments quite right in post-processing — but, like I’ve said before, I appreciate a slightly quirky camera. Plus, I got enough snaps with my iPhone to make up for one wonky film portrait.
[Taken 9 June 2016]
[Taken 30 April 2016]
What I had thought were rogue weeds around a dead shrub turned out to be suckers (or new basal growth?) from the not-quite-dead dwarf flowering almond. Beautiful display, even if it only lasted for a few days.
Somehow, I left this little gem out of my May Bloom Day post: Brunnera, aka false forget-me-not.
Seen on the Owens Corning campus in downtown Toledo.
Finally got last Fall’s four rolls of film developed! I took the Blackbird,fly out on our October date afternoon to Ann Arbor; I’d originally planned to take my Lomo LC-A, but the Lomo wasn’t recognizing fresh batteries that day, so the Blackbird filled in as pinch-hitter.
Two kalanchoes, both alike in dignity… One remained in the sunroom over the summer, and one lived outdoors in a pot.
The outdoor kalanchoe is currently in a larger pot than the one in which it spent its summer, and is spending the winter in our front foyer, sporting a multitude of teeny greenish white flower buds ready to open.
The sunroom kalanchoe, while tall and spindly, has been in full bloom for weeks now.
This kalanchoe is the only bloom I have to share for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day this month, but hopefully I’ll have some forced forsythia and crocus blooms for February!