April 2008

29 Apr

Spring magnolias

Taken with a holga “macro” – a holga with a close-up filter over the lens.

23 Apr

Pitt Lake, BC

Taken with a Contax 35mm SLR, using crossprocessed Sensia film. The full set of my photos taken at Pitt Lake can be seen here. As my friend Neil commented, the weird colours make it seem like I visited a martian landscape. If you are a toy camera shooter like me, you may want to submit […]

17 Apr

Weekly collage

This week I skipped my moleskin sketchbook and went straight for one of the wooden cradle frames that have been wasting away in my art supply box for months. I started with a page torn from a book about the sketches of Leonardo da Vinci, and slowly built the composition around it with the hat […]

16 Apr


Taken with a pinhole camera, while sitting in the window of Brioche on West Cordova Street in Vancouver. They have really yummy soup, and very delicious looking desserts I have yet to try. Yesterday evening I went on one of my favorite Vancouver walks with a friend. When the water is at low tide, it’s […]

14 Apr

Somewhere on the way to somewhere else

Taken with a pinhole camera. Ten good things: 1. Taking the whole weekend off. 2. Unexpected invitations to a very yummy brunch with nice people. 3. A whole three days of glorious sunshine. 4. Finally buying my very own copy of “The Iron Giant”. 5. A mini road trip out of town with the help […]

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