Author Archives: gretchen

About gretchen

I love living in the Pacific Northwest being close to the mountains and the ocean. My hobbies include photography, travel, reading, biking, walking and gardening. I am an Anglophile at heart and try to visit the UK often. My camera goes everywhere with me.

Ballard with my MP

Took a short trip to Seattle last weekend to attend a couple of Leica events at both Glazer’s Camera and Leica Bellevue. Both presentations were well worth the drive north from Portland. While I was there I also tagged along … Continue reading

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I recently returned from traveling in England over an eight-week period. I didn’t blog on my trip because my WiFi connections were spotty at best. So I will start at the beginning, looking back on some of the highlights of … Continue reading

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WiFi problems

While I was in England my WiFi was hit and miss, mostly miss. That is why I have not been able to post anything for weeks. Soon I should have my 30 rolls of film developed and scanned and then … Continue reading

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Finding an ancestor

I found the church where my ancestor, Christopher Barrett, is buried but not his tombstone as most of the stones have disappeared. The church, St. Andrews in Norwich, England is only open one day a week so I’d like to … Continue reading

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Beckenham Hill Park

I have not blogged in ages and want to get back to it. So today I am sharing photos of one of my favorite parks in SE London, Beckenham Hill Park. It is located just down the street from my … Continue reading

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Pinhole meetup

Back on January 28th I took part in a pinhole meet-up with a few photographers from Portland and Seattle. We met at a Chinese restaurant in Portland and then moved on to the Lone Fir Cemetery to make some pinhole … Continue reading

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Widelux in Astoria

Made a little trip to Astoria, Oregon, last weekend to see the amazing Platinum-palladium prints of Austin Granger being shown at Light Box gallery. If you are in the area and get a chance please go see his beautiful work. … Continue reading

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