Roaming around…

Mariposa, CA. Nikon FM2. Kodak Portra. 

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Jakey in color


I recently tested out a Nikon FM2 a dear friend gave me. No better place to test it out next to a pool and a dog. I hope to add this to my semi-not-so-annual ‘Camera of the Month’ posts….guess I should really change that name. Anyway, I’m pleased with how the whole roll came out. The Nikon FM2 is almost a fully manual camera, which I’ve never had the pleasure of using. It was fun and I’ve officially added it to my bag of tricks. More to come. 

Nikon FM2, Kodak Portra 800. 

Seating for Two

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I shot this at Newhall Mansion after scouting it for an upcoming wedding. The historic mansion is full of pleasant surprises, beautiful architecture, and lovely views. I am very much looking forward to capturing the beautiful couple at this amazing location. Taken with my Canon AE-1, Kodak Portra 800 film.

California Hills

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I shot this while driving around with my Dad near Mariposa, CA. He was very patient with me since I wanted to stop and take photos…everywhere! This particular shot, we had pulled over and I climbed into the bed of his truck so I could get just a wee bit higher. It was a beautiful cool day in December and you could hear all the cows talking to each other, which I must admit, makes me giggle. I’m mature, I know. But listening to animals “talk” is something I find comical and enjoyable. Taken with my Canon AE-1, Kodak Portra 800 film.