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The Kitchen at Spider Web Farm

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AgfaPhoto Vista Plus 400 / Canon A-1 / Canon T90 / Film / friends / Fujicolor Superia X-TRA 400 / kids / Kodak Ektar 100

Crumbs from a short stay with friends in CT last spring. My alarm clock, little E, called “Ampi Dom!” outside my door every morning. 14 years ago, his mother the magpie would pocket little objects she found in my dorm room, and it seems the boy has picked up the same tendency. Eyedrops, lipbalm, film canisters – poof. These photos were taken in the kitchen, which has a marvellous skylight, lots of windows, and an in-built trash […]

Serious little faces, shot on expired Fuji Natura 1600

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Canon Elan 7E / Film / Fuji Natura 1600 / kids

Above: Canon Elan 7E + lightly expired Fuji Natura 1600, shot at box speed. Hmm. What happened here? I needed film to shoot indoors at my niece’s birthday party, and Fuji Natura 1600 seemed like the best color option I had on hand. The rolls had expired by two months at most, and had lived alternately in my fridge and freezer since their purchase. But now I’m wondering how many x-ray machines they might have passed through. In retrospect, […]

Serious little faces, Part 1

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Canon Elan 7E / Film / Fujicolor Industrial 400 / kids / portraits

Above: Canon Elan 7E + Fuji Industrial “Gyoumu” 400 Toddlers make interesting subjects. They lack the muscle control to escape swoops from adults but possess the energy and persistence to wriggle out of their clutches. They’re curious explorers on the move, but sometimes they focus so intently on one task or motion – who doesn’t love ripping paper? – and then all of a sudden they space out, get lost in their own worlds. And when they become aware of a […]