Every time after Winter comes Spring

Winter was cold. There were a couple of days of snow. The car slipped in the snow. Finding a spot to park is complicated in Capitol Hill. N got here before we had planned it, and it was awesome. I have the most awesome manager ever. I don’t really like my car, so I’ll swap it soon enough. Vancouver is pretty when the sun comes out. My mentor is the person that knows how this place works… from A to B. Haven’t spoken that much to parents; no news is good news. Good news is even better. I wish I could afford all the toys I want. The lifeboat laptop just got an awesome battery. This blog post.

(This is a tribute)

This is a film entry.

It had been a while since I used my F100. Amazing body… super tight, and a shutter solid as a rock. No big deal here. The F100 and the M6.

Delta 400 – m6

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Can’t remember where this was

After Steilacoom, I put the M Motor on, and misplaced the base plate. Contacted the US offices, and the replacement part was like US$350.

I was bitching about losing it when Paula said she had found something similar in his apartment. I tied loose ends, and remembered that I put the baseplate on the pocket of my jacket, which I took off that day during a dinner Paula hosted.

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Paula found the baseplate of my M6, and I took her picture… she’s cool
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Paramount Theatre — good venue
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Ghosts at PF Chang’s
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Kermit making funny expressions
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Typical Capitol Hill lamp post
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Windows – metering experiment
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View from the Needle
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Needle homo-photographicus
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Weird light coming from the horizon
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Using a telescope with the M6. This was cool
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Pizza – lonely night
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Pablits on his way to Austin
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Bob seen through an old 50mm Summilux
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Bob seen through a brand new spanking 50mm Summilux Asph. Worth the US$3,600? Maybe.
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Yours truly through the good ol’ trusty CV 35mm f1.4
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Last day of the Seattle P.I.
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Lasagna night chez Paula. Yum.
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Late night, post dinner… everyone on their own world
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Man holding dessert. Girls in the background.

T-MAX 400 – m6

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I like the contrast in this frame
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Alki Beach — Sunset
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Auditions for “So you think you can dance?”
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Having a burger at Dick’s
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N in between many many Converses
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Teen girl with a mustache on the Needle
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Dressing rooms – Anthropologie. I still can’t get over the “Girl Power” I felt there. Definitely a no-man’s land.
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Waiting for the night bus
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Sleeping guy at Barnes and Noble
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Kermit paying for his lunch. Trying to play with shadows
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Kermit and his little self hanging from the rearview mirror

Ektar 100 – This was shot on the F100. For 17mm you need the full frame to use it properly. No d700 for me for now. Maybe some time in the future.

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I think this is where Nath lives. Reminds me of a cylinder.
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Hardcore 57R337. (Wolf, B., 2008)
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N looking around Pike Place Mkt
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Man + Tulips
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Inside a store at Pike Place Mkt
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Ladies; Gents; Mr. Nathan Manley… master of his craft.
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Nath’s recommendations
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Shooting straight into the sun. I love this lens
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N + YRS TRLY enjoying a good ol’ starbucks
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The alphabet according to Anthropologie
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Findings…
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Cap. Hill pharmacies
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The Needle in a random angle
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From the O deck. Top of the Needle

Reala 100 – F100

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Work laptop – Personal netbook. My adored kitchen floor

I went downtown with René and proceeded to document his day. It was fun.

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“Downtown is too far to walk; I take the bus”
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“Let’s have a bite”
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Not sure what he was having for lunch
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Looking for the perfect emo t-shirt… tight and dark
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Cigarette break before American Apparel
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Thinking about getting leggins
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Paying for the leggins
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At American Eagle
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So the Twilight guy is in the cover.

Nothing really brilliant. Had lots of fun, though. Should do that with my friends more often.

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Dirty apartment chandelier
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Evening colours
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N posing on the bridge
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The flowers by the window. LOVE this frame.
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The flowers at 1.4 using the 85.
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City Girl

Portra NC400 pushed +1.

This is the m6. I wanted colour for St. Patrick’s day. Only had a 400 so I decided to push it 1 stop. The results are not thaaat bad, but I wouldn’t do it again unless forced to.

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Crowd
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Girl with dreads… her dreads were super cool
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Booze –> Friendship
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Julie with a funny expression talking with Pablits
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Moni taking the photo of some random dudes; I was giving her shit for so doing.
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Nath + Pao
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Bar Dude
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Leaving the bar. Outside, smokers.
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Another lamp post.

So that’s about it. I’m happy… things seem to be working out fine.

I will upload the digi-frames soon.

Hope life catches you well…

J