Covid Exposure

Like everyone else on the entire planet, normal life was on hold for me between late winter 2020 and, well I guess now. I received my second shot a few weeks ago and am now able able to unmask and…

Canon EOS Elan

I have a lot of photographer friends, almost all of them shoot in digital exclusively, yet they probably all have a film camera or two in storage somewhere. More a dozen times one of these friends will get in touch…

Canon AE-1 Program

This is another one of those cameras billed as an ideal starter camera for photo novices. This was my third camera acquired after getting back into film photography, behind the Pentax Spotmatic and the Pentax K1000. I decided this was…

Holga 120

Holgas are a piece of shit. You don’t want one. Yeah I know, you might THINK you want one, but you don’t. Don’t buy it off Amazon, don’t buy it from your local camera store or even that overpriced package…

Fort Crown Point

Just over the bridge from Addison, VT lie the remains of two 18th Century forts: Fort Saint-Frédéric built by the French in 1731 and Fort Crown Point built by the British in 1759. During colonial times and the American Revolutionary…

What’s In My Bag?

(I originally wrote this bag-unpacking piece for japancamerahunter.com) Hello and welcome to my bag! It’s a Chrome Industries Niko camera sling that I spent too much money on because the other seven or eight bags in the back of my…

Curse of Black Agnes

In an old cemetery in Montpelier, VT sits a striking monument, marking the gravesite of a wealthy businessman from an age long past. This statue. depicting Thanatos, Greek God of death, caries a curse of untimely death to anyone who…