September 14, 2018

What Took So Long?

Why it took me so long to start a journal. It’s 2018, I am 26 years old, and I just decided to start journaling. Why did it take me so long to start journaling, and what changed that prompted me to start? Why is something that I used to think was a waste of time, unenjoyable, and not for me now one of my favorite things to do? Let’s take a look at some of the main reasons I avoided journaling, and what changed my mind. Read more

June 27, 2018

When Interest Becomes Addiction

And what to do about it. What is addiction? Taken straight from Wikipedia: “Addiction is a brain disorder characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli despite adverse consequences.” Just think for a few minutes about how many things in your life might fit into that category. No really, think about it. It’s probably a simpler definition than you might have expected. Now, obviously I’m looking at addiction in a pretty low level, but even so, at a low level the effects can be more than just noticeable. Read more

June 12, 2018

Photo Blog /2

Loving this film thing… The more I shoot with my film cameras, the more fun I’m having, and the more I appreciate the medium. As I get more comfortable using film, hopefully I’ll have more photos to share, and more variety as well. All photos were taken with my Canon AE-1 (or AE-1 Program) with on Kodak Ultramax 400. Enjoy! Photo Credit: Jess Colvin That’s it for now! Come back soon, and I’ll hopefully have more to share. Read more

June 7, 2018

Photography and Film

Of all the artistic mediums that I’ve tried, only one has stuck with me as something that I truly love: photography. I love photography. I also have an immense appreciation for film. And now, I’m going to delve into why that is, and maybe it will spark an interest in someone new! I first got into photography in high-school. Like many things in my life, I got the idea to try out photography from my older brother. Read more

May 19, 2018

Photo Blog /1

It’s Been a Minute. If you’ve read my post about setting new goals this spring, you might remember that one of my goals was to shoot more photos, and share those photos in ways I haven’t done before. One of the ways I thought of to share more photos is to create photo blog posts here on my personal blog. Basically, after I get a roll of film developed, or go on a little trip somewhere, or just go for a photo walk, I’ll post my findings here. Read more

© Chris Colvin 2018