Articles

  • Love, Loss, and Lomography: A Story of Healing Through Analogue Art

    written by troch on 2011-05-30 in #lifestyle
    Love, Loss, and Lomography: A Story of Healing Through Analogue Art

    Let me say that this is an extremely personal story and I am not seeking your sympathy, nor your shock. My life ended and began again on March 28, 2010. That was the day I lost the love of my life, my partner, my lover and my best friend, Laurie Jensen. I can’t actually get into the details, as the Coroner’s report is still pending.

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  • Santa Fe - Art in the Desert

    written by troch on 2011-05-01 in #world #locations
    Santa Fe - Art in the Desert

    Come to Santa Fe, New Mexico for the sunshine - 300+ days a year - and stay for the art, cuisine and photographic possibilities. Be sure to bring along your sun screen, appetite, walking shoes and plenty of film, as there is plenty to see and do here.

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  • Santorini - Sun, Sand and Wine

    written by troch on 2011-02-25 in #world #locations
    Santorini - Sun, Sand and Wine

    Looking for a place to relax in the sun, a romantic getaway with sunsets and beaches, a destination with endless photographic possibilities? Give Santorini another look. Southernmost of the Greek Cyclades and close to Crete, you can get there by water or air and then relax.

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  • Gibsons - Home of The Beachcombers

    written by troch on 2011-02-22 in #world #locations
    Gibsons - Home of The Beachcombers

    Anyone out there remember The Beachcombers? It is the longest running series in Canadian television history (for English programming anyway), running from 1972 to 1990. It was filmed in and around Gibsons, BC and featured the stunning scenery of the area, both on land and at sea.

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  • Francis Point - A Favorite Walk

    written by troch on 2011-02-17 in #world #locations
    Francis Point - A Favorite Walk

    Do you have a favorite hike? Let my tell you about mine: the walk along the ocean in Francis Point Marine Park. It was established in 2001 to protect a rare piece of pristine waterfront and ecologically sensitive marine and forest habitats. It includes both a public park and an ecological reserve and therefore, only marked pathways are open to the public.

  • The Other Peru

    written by troch on 2011-02-15 in #world #locations
    The Other Peru

    I know you are going to Peru to see Machu Picchu, as well you should, but just remember that the Incas were not the only people in pre-colonial Peru. The Nazca people pre-date the Incas by a thousand or more years.

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  • Solarization Adds Zap to Negatives

    written by troch on 2010-11-13 in #gear #tipster
    Solarization Adds Zap to Negatives

    For anyone who processes and prints there own film, experimentation is a great way to produce new images. Many of you will be familiar with solarization of prints, or Sabbitier effect, but solarizing your negatives is another tool.

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