Me and my Baby Canonet in Chicago January 2012

This is a relatively new blog–definitely not my first–and so a lot of my newer readers might not know that I also love photography. However, unlike my art, photography is just a hobby for me. I’ve sold a few photos here and there, but I haven’t had much desire to start a business in portrait photography or something similar.

I’m not going to go into my whole “life story” with photography. I think, more or less, I just want to share with you some of my favorite photos taken over the years. I’ve used both film and digital, and have used many different cameras and films. My favorite camera in my collection is the Rolleiflex, passed down from my great-granddad, to my granddad, and now to me. They also passed down a gorgeous Leica M3 and a few other beauties. Finally, I can’t go on without mentioning my Baby Canonet, with which I’ve had a deep bond with since receiving it as a gift from my husband for Xmas 2011. Continue reading “Photography!”

A Nice Refreshing Freelens

It feels like it’s been forever since I’ve freelensed. For those of you who don’t know, freelensing is when you detach the lens from your camera–at your own risk–and move it around to focus on tiny details. It creates a dreamy blur that I have never been able to recreate in an editing program. Continue reading “A Nice Refreshing Freelens”