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FSS: The Rim Again · Fri­day Slide Scan #29 re­vis­its Pa­cif­ic Rim Na­tion­al Park; if you like these you’ll like the pre­vi­ous vis­it­s: #20, #21, and #23. This time we have a storm shot and a sand shot ...
FSS: Wood in Black and White · Fri­day Slide Scan #23 is an­oth­er December-1985 Pa­cif­ic Rim shot; the wood is drift­wood, most of its colour bleached out ...
FSS: Rim Details · Fri­day Slide Scan #21, like last week’s, is De­cem­ber 1986 pho­tographs from Pa­cif­ic Rim Na­tion­al Park. Th­ese are on a small­er scale: a seashell and a leaf ...
FSS: The Rim · Fri­day Slide Scan #20 has four sam­ples from in 1985-86 in Pa­cif­ic Rim Na­tion­al Park. Th­ese are pic­tures of the very Rim it­self ...
Friday Slide Scan: Driftwood · Others may prac­tice Fri­day Cat­blog­ging, and a regularly-scheduled event is a fine thing, so I’ve de­cid­ed to in­sti­tute one. I reg­u­lar­ly ded­i­cate a late-evening hour or two to scan­ning old slides (it mul­ti­plex­es nice­ly with oth­er ac­tiv­i­ties) and I now have an in­ven­to­ry of 2,000 or so, and it’s grow­ing. So, rather than let them lan­guish unloved in the safe but cold em­brace of DVD-ROMs, I shall drop one here at the end of most week­s. This week: drift­wood on some Pacific-Rim beach, cir­ca 1990 ...
On Darkness and Film and Bits · Win­ter sol­stice, which at 50°N lat­i­tude means damn few hours of light, and in this grey cor­ner of the world the light is poor stuff, a dark cot­ton ceil­ing, edge­less, col­or­less. Which, plus an in­ter­est­ing es­say from Glenn Reynolds has me think­ing about film and com­put­ers and pic­tures and the light that isn’t here ...
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