Super gray, soggy, dreary Portland winter day today. In a small lull in the deluge, some red berries on a tree. A little color in an otherwise gray world.
This was inked on the fence around the perimeter of Holladay Park in Northeast Portland. No idea what it means. Any ideas?
This is the downtown Rook’s location. It’s in the Medical Dental Building, which is this odd 10 story-ish building near the main library full of dentist offices. The dentist I’ve been seeing for the past 17 years is in this building. The Rook’s is fairly … Continue reading January 9: Rook’s Barbershop Downtown
Shooting outside in the rain. Too dark to shoot. Pushed ASA. Everything washed out. 40mm f/2.8. Only salvageable shot. I kind of like it.
My friend Nancy arranged a dinner at her friend Noel’s home. Noel is from Sri Lanka, and he showed us how to make several incredible Sri Lankan dishes. These are a spicy ground beef and potato mixture, rolled in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs. Kind of … Continue reading January 7: Noel Frying Sri Lankan Treats
In my normal wheelhouse today. Finally stepped out of the house post-influenza for the first time since Tuesday. I made Mediterranean stuffed eggplant with harissa chickpeas and lemon tahini dressing for the blog.
Starting the year of right. This is my fourth day home sick with the flu. I’m starting to come back to life, working a bit from home. Still stuck in doors with nothing to shoot. It’s dark and rainy, and I’m shooting with natural light. … Continue reading January 5: Home Sick Day 4
This is the third full day with the flu. Still home. Still feeling terrible. Here’s a photo of my fireplace mantle with the Canon 5D Mk III with a 40MM f/2.8. Getting cabin fever. Not a lot to photograph in here. The dichroic glass vase … Continue reading January 4: Dichroic Vase and Obsidian
It’s the 3rd of January and I’m trapped inside, at home, with the flu. Really all I could do to get up and shoot this in the living room. This photo project, like the year, is proving to be be a challenge from the start. … Continue reading January 3: The Buddha
Not a great start to 2018. I started feeling queasy on the afternoon of the 1st. I left work at noon on the 2nd and went straight to bed and slept for a good 15 hours. Not much to photograph but my sick self. This … Continue reading January 2: The Flu