Posts Tagged ‘ color ’

10/29/2013.

Fuck I’ve been slipping for the past 2 months. Instead of saying how busy I’ve been, I’ll spare everyone the excuses. I will say that I’m trying to keep shooting, though! Trying to be optimistic! Here’s a short series of photos I call…

A Forgotten Summer:

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8/12/2013.

So after an odd series of events that I can’t quite explain, I’m now going to be a server instead of a cook at my job. I think my boss basically hired someone else to do my job and I was placed in a server position instead. Looking back, I do vaguely remember him saying that he may do that at some point, but my Japanese isn’t 100% so I think I didn’t understand it at that time. Fuck I’m so awkward in front of people. Hopefully I don’t blow it.

This coming semester I’m taking 16 units (not the 18 that I originally thought). Tea Ceremony and Tea Culture, Modern Japanese Lit, Reading and Analysis of Cultural Texts (for GWAR), Japanese American Art and Lit (for Segment 3), and Geology Lecture/Lab. I basically have class everyday so any SFSU people hit me up and we can chill. I’m starting to scan the backlog of snapshots I have. Here’s one roll down.

7/2/2013.

Spent today doing lots of relaxing. I made time to do some lifting for the first time in like 4 days. Sean’s mom made some bomb ass dinner, too. Thanks, Ms. Culligan! The day after tomorrow is 4th of July and I get to do some shooting. Super excited!

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6/26/2013.

I somehow double exposed nearly this entire roll. I have no clue how, but I guess it’s kind of cool.

6/18/2013.

Me and the dude Sean went to a photo fair the other day where I bought a red, Leica shutter button for my M5. While it probably won’t make me a better photographer, it sure looks pretty fucking good.

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I went to Green Apple today after blowing through a couple rolls and saw “I, Tokyo” by Jacob Aue Sobol in the used section. I almost wet myself. It’s long out of print and fetches upwards of $200 used. I quickly tried to buy it, but Green Apple isn’t as dumb as I thought. It turns out that they had put it there accidentally and it actually belongs in the valuable book cabinet with a $150 price tag. Fuck me.

6/13/2013.

I’m thinking about buying a SF24D. I’ve been using a Vivitar flash mounted on my M5, but found that it’s a little hard to move quickly with it due to its large size. Since my M5 is the two lug version, it hangs vertically from my neck which also adds a lot of strain on the little plastic piece that keeps the flash on the hot shoe. I think having a smaller flash with a relatively large GN like the SF24D would benefit me more, but I can only find it in the ~$200 to ~$250 price range which is kinda pricey. Since I already need to CLA my M5 I don’t know if it’s a wise purchase or not.

6/8/2013.

Wow according to WordPress, it has officially been 2 years since I started this blog. Thanks to everyone that stops by once in awhile!

In other news, the majority of my cameras are in need of repair. My OM-1 and M5 shutters are capping, my FED4 and Kiev 4M shutter curtains are broken, my Canon Autoboy is locked up and won’t turn on, I dropped my SRT102 so it’s acting up a bit, my Yashica T4 is falling apart and has a broken flash, one of my Trip 35s needs to have the lens fixed.. The only cameras I feel comfortable taking out are my Elan IIe and XA2 and Instax Wide.