Pics and stuff by Carlos Cabalu.

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2nd Annual Cornibe Pumpkin Carving Bonanza

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WhirlyBird 2015

2015-10-25-0010This year the race returned to the Bryn Athyn College campus. Not the same course, but at least it had the spiral. Rolleiflex 2.8 F shooting Tri-X pulled two stops.

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Highland Park Cross 2015

2015-10-20-0001Some snapshots of the Tamster’s race from the vantage point of the playground. Didn’t feel lime putting in much of an effort; it was cold in the shade. Hasselblad 500 C shooting Tri-x pulled to 100.

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Shenandoah and other spring photos.

2015-09-21-0002Our lives this past spring was pretty much claimed by the new house but we did manage to get away once. Olympus XA shooting Tri-X pulled to 100 and the miserable Canon T80 shooting Lomography 800 at 400.

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Wanderer’s Night Race

_55A6695Third race of the Fall Trail Series. Easy course, nice turnout. Finished the night off with the street fair in Mount Airy.

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Three birthdays and Labor Day weekend.

2015-09-08-0017Jon’s party was in the Cedar House under the canopy of the Wissahickon while Joe and Tony’s was in the urban setting of Brewerytown. One celebration was vegetarian while the other was a pig smoke. Canon EOS-1 shooting Tri-X pushed to 3200.

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The House in Cresheim Valley

2015-09-08-0002Just a couple of blocks from our house next to our trailhead to the Wissahickon. We almost got married here, but upon inspection it smelled like pee. Yashica A twin lens reflex—probably the simplest camera in my collection—shooting T-Max 100 pulled to ISO 25.

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Granogue Cross 2015

2015-09-07-0001Another cross season, another fabulous day at the DuPont estate in Delaware. Might be the dryest Granogue yet. Bessa I shooting T-Max pulled two stops at 25 ISO. Forgot to transfer focus from the rangefinder to the lens a couple of times.

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Pre-race, Post-race.

_55A6515Wanderers’ Fall Series, Race 1: Battle of the Sexes.

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Forgot how awesome medium format can be.

2015-08-24-0016I can’t remember which Rolleiflex I used. Definitely Porta 160 rated at 100 though. I think.

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Big pile of random spring/summer pics

2015-08-21-0001Moving and stuff kind of messed with my shooting/developing/scanning/posting mojo. So… here’s a bunch of stuff. Olympus XA shooting Ektar at box speed and Superia Xtra 800 rated at 400.

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Mayor’s Cup

2015-08-17-0010I was a sucker and did a race before I was ready. A road race nonetheless. But hey, the barbecue afterwards was worth it. Olympus XA shooting Ektar 100.

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Ball!!!

_55A6007Ball! Ballballball… BALL!!! Ball, ball, ball, BALLBALLBALL!!! Ball.

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Tony and the Photo Nerd

2015-08-14-0002From our first ever get-together at our new house, months before we moved in. Trying out the Canon EOS 650, the first body in the EOS line. Lomography 800 rated at 400.

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Making it ours.

_55A6080Someone should’ve warned us (me) what we (I) were getting into. Our awesome summer has been relegated to an awesome fall; but wait no, the work will never, ever end really. Welcome to homeownership us. Might as well take pictures.

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We bought a house. It was used.

_DSF2938The best photo of the day doesn’t show the house much. See the flowers hanging on the window? They’re plastic. First to get thrown out. Taken by our realtor using the X-Pro1 and Jupiter 8 Soviet lens.

Dogs in the Snow. Chair.

2015-04-04-0006Random pics from this winter. Bronica SQ-A shooting Tmax at 1600, pushed two stops.

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Spring Classics

2015-04-04-0005Small field at the start line of the last Classic of 2015. Bronica SQ-A shooting Tmax 400 shot at 1600, pushed two stops (leftover roll in the camera).

Quizzorks and Similar Scenarios

2015-03-22-0007Trying out CineStill 800Tungsten. I probably should started out with box rating. Shot at 3200, pushed three stops.

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Midwest Holidays 2014

2015-03-23-0005Just scanned more holiday negatives. Good weather for a trip to the Middle. Ran the loop at Geode State Park in Iowa, visited the site of the Snake Alley Criterium, unleashed the dogs at the in-laws’ yard in Illinois. Hipster set-up: Lomography Sprocket Rocket loaded with Lomography branded 800 speed film.

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Fat-Ass Trail Half

_55A5594Since I couldn’t do the Granogue 10k due to injury, I was able to hang out at the local club’s half-marathon. Great day for a race—warm and the snow was heavy—wish I could run.

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Shoveling

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Last Spring at the Lavender Trail

2015-03-02-0003It took almost a year to get this roll processed and scanned. A nice reminder of what we have to look forward to after this miserable icy winter. Mamiya m645 1000s shooting Portra 400.

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Free Beer

Scan-2015-02-27-0002We developed a system for getting free beer at Shake Shack. It worked for a while, until they got their act together. Mamiya m645 1000s shooting Portra 400.