Posts Tagged ‘ xa2 ’


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.



I’m sitting here writing this on Monday night since I don’t feel like working on my paper. Things are starting to get kind of overwhelming and I’m wondering if I can really do everything I intended to do. I was talking to a friend who was having issues regarding his life after college and began to ask myself, “Am I really qualified to tell this guy what is best when I don’t even know what I’m doing?” I do have a vague plan of action, but there are so many things that can go wrong and that can work against me that I don’t know what I would do should I fail. I’m kind of a control freak to a certain degree.. While I don’t like being in a position of leadership, I do like having control over what happens so when things fall outside my control, it bothers the fuck out of me. There are some people who get thrills out of scary movies because things pop out of them and because they don’t know what will happen next. I’m not one of those people. I need to know what happens next.


Yesterday I shot Sean’s senior portrait. We grabbed some lunch and then I headed out to my good friend Takeo’s (early) 21st birthday party. Hope you enjoyed yourself man.

I’ve been busy with school and work lately. I got hired at a new spot and will start in a couple weeks. I’ve still been shooting though. Sean’s having about 13 rolls of color that I shot this month developed for me and I have like 20 rolls of b/w I still need to scan. I’m thinking about posting some projects I had to do for my Photography class as well just because. Speaking of which, the gallery I mentioned last post is going great and is open until this coming Thursday if you have time to visit. It’s at 518 Valencia St in SF.

In any case, I will be busy for a couple more weeks due to finals/papers/etc so there won’t be too many updates. Thanks to the people who still check in every now and then haha.

Here’s a rol of film I shot a long time ago that I just scanned. I have to start catching up on my scanning ugh.


There’s been a lot on my mind lately. Things from the past, moments from the presents, thoughts about the future. One step at a time doesn’t work out when you’re walking down an up escalator.


I developed two more rolls. Unfortunately, I didn’t put what ISO I shot at on the rolls so I had to guess on development. It turns out I exposed at 800 but developed for something like 640 haha. Shots came out useable I guess. Excuse the dust.. I need to find an area to keep my negs to dry away from my dogs and stuff.



“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”