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Cookout with Wisconsin friends.

Scan-141010-0004Day two of our little reunion with Marc and Mel. Nikon F2 shooting Fuji Superia X-tra 800 rated at 400 ISO.



Frankford Hall, Summer 2014

Scan-141009-0001Theme of the get-together: Babies and Beer. Just a quick reunion while Marc and Mel were in town. Nikon F2 shooting Fuji Superia X-tra 800 at 400 ISO.

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Born to Run.

Scan-141008-0014Well… either run or hike. It’s been a while. Olympus 35RC shooting Portra 800 at 400.

Bikes and People.

Scan-141008-0009Just finally finished a roll from the summer. Olympus 35RC shooting Portra 800 at 400.






Nothing more Wisconsin than cows.

Scan-141007-0006Just finally finished a roll from the summer. Olympus 35RC shooting Portra 800 at 400.




Granogue Cross

Scan-141001-0001Yeah… I didn’t do so hot. Running is taking its toll. Fun course though; I’d do it again next year. Rolleiflex MX-EVS shooting Tri-X pulled to 100.


Night Race!

_55A4826Due to diminishing daylight, the last race of our September series was run at night. It was actually pretty cool. Looking forward to a season of night running. Shot with the 5D Mark III.








Labor Day Weekend in Washington, DC.

Scan-140915-0015It was so humid, our running gear—clothing, watches, sunglasses—wouldn’t dry in the hotel room overnight even with the fan blasting. Nikon F2 shooting Tri-X pushed to 3200.








Street Fare Mount Airy: Sip, Savor, Stroke.

_DSF2770A change of pace for the running group. We usually loiter with pizza and beer in the Valley Green Inn parking lot after our run. Fuji X-Pro1 with a Jupiter 8.


Frankford Hall: The Next Generation.

Scan-140812-0023We missed the memo regarding bringing a baby. Getting them started with beer halls younger and younger. Nikon F2 armed with Tri-X pushed to 3200.

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Hit-or-Miss with Sunny 16

Scan-140812-0013I tried to do the math, but in the end I think I winged it. Some shots came out dense; others turned out way anemic. Lot of work on these. Tri-X pushed three stops in a Nikon F2. Maybe it was the push processing that screwed these up.

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Midtown Sangria

Scan-140812-0009Pre-gaming with drinks and hors d’oeuvres before Tammie’s birthday dinner. Nikon F2 shooting 400TX pushed to 3200.

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Thursday Night Running Group

Scan-140812-0005Engaging in suspect behavior at Valley Green Inn in the Wissahickon. Nikon F2 shooting Tri-X pushed three stops.

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Supermoon Afternoon

_DSF2524We cooked out at Kelly’s for a play-date with baby Grace and the dogs. Jupiter-8 wide open on an X-Pro1





Cooped Up

_DSF2508Poor babies. Between the heat, the rain, and my wife’s hamstring injury, we haven’t been able to run them much. We might have to resort to—gasp—walking them. Russian Jupiter-8 on a Fuji X-Pro1.


The Grate Ride

Scan-140723-0008Reconnecting with fall teammates and getting in some longer miles as the summer kicks into gear. Olympus 35RC shooting Portra 800 at 400.

The Dog Days of Summer

Scan-140722-0003A moped, free margaritas at El Limon, a pool, grilling sausages at Kelly’s. Olympus 35RC with Portra 800 shot at 400.

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Midwest Adventure Tour: Coming Home

Scan-140721-0002Tammie unintentionally took extra time off before returning to work. Which was fortunate because she unintentionally took I-80 instead of the turnpike, making the long drive (13 hours) even longer (15 hours). Above, the last proper rest stop we saw. Below, having post-post-run-Zorba’s coffee on our free day. Leica IIIf Summitar shooting Tri-x pushed to 3200.


Midwest Adventure Tour: Chicago Burbs

Scan-140719-0008Catching up with old friends and their young kids. It’s sad; we don’t even go to the city anymore. Leica IIIf Summitar shooting Portra 800 rated at 400 and Tri-X pushed to 3200.

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Midwest Adventure Tour: Madison, WI

Scan-140719-0005No one told us the Wisconsin visitor’s tax was 4 lbs. That’s a pound a day! Leica IIIf Summitar shooting Portra 800 rated at 400. The 120s are from a Rolleiflex 2.8f loaded with Tri-X at box speed.

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Midwest Adventure Tour: Galesburg, IL

Scan-140717-0001The first leg of our summer road trip. The dogs loved the open field behind Tammie’s childhood home. Shot on Tri-X at box speed with a Leica IIIf and Summitar lens. The camera might need service, one of the curtains isn’t clearing the frame.

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Scan-140716-0001This little guy survived a tree branch that took down our deck during the last ice storm. Tri-X 400 with a Leica IIIf, Summitar.

The haircut event: before, during, after.

Scan-140627-0003We usually make a night out of Tammie’s hair appointments in Manayunk. Above: pre-haircut quizzo at Earth in Mount Airy. Below: putzin’ around the towpath while she gets it done… followed by the finished product. Scan-140627-0005 Scan-140627-0008 Scan-140627-0007

Spring Roll

From my Bessa R3M shooting Tri-X pushed three stops to 3200. Took several weeks to finish off the roll.

Scan-140603-0012 Scan-140603-0014From Pizza night at Rob’s, hanging out on a chilly spring evening. Joe got ahold of the camera for a first-frame selfie.

Scan-140603-0008Scan-140603-0010From Corned Beef night at Joe’s; Rob with tequila in a Scotch glass, Joe with hi phone.




Scan-140601-0004In front of the Valley Green Inn after the last race of the Spring Trail Series.




Scan-140603-0007The party moved on to Iron Hill.

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