January 14, 2019

Photo Blog /5

Gone Hiking Hello Internet, So I’ve been on a journey to find a new camera, and during this time I’ve been shooting a lot more than I used to… and I’m loving it! I’ve been doing more hiking–there’s actually some decent trails around GR–so I’ve been getting to shoot a bit more landscape, which I never really did before. Anyways, it’s been a little while since I’ve posted one of these, but I’ve been shooting a lot. Read more

December 11, 2018

Photo Blog /4

Back to Film After finally getting around to bringing in a few of the rolls I’ve shot in the last few months, let’s get some of these shots out there! Here are a few of my favorite shots from the last few rolls of film. This is a great example of one of the reasons I love film. That gradient on the water? That’s something I’ve never seen look quite the same in a digital image. Read more

December 4, 2018

Photo Blog /3

More Film on the Way But for now, here are some photos I’ve taken recently. The first few photos are from my old(?) Canon T1i with a nifty-fifty (50mm f1.8). Below those you’ll see some photos from my new (old) camera, the Sony a6000. More on that another time, maybe. Anyways, here are some images from Cascade Peace Park taken on the Canon T1i. The forest is actually quite lovely in the winter. Read more

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

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