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.

Halloweentown Part II

Yesterday I shared pinhole images of my trip to Halloweentown. Today I thought I’d share some photos of some of the characters I met while I was there. (all photos were taken with my Hasselblad 500Cm and Fuji 400 film. … Continue reading

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Halloweentown, Part I

In the town of St Helens, Oregon, just a few miles west of Portland, the people go all out for Halloween. The movie “Halloweentown” was filmed there and so every year thousands of people descend on this little sleepy community. … Continue reading

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Beaverton with my Hasselblad

Several years ago I started a series called ‘neighborhoods’. I wandered around different neighborhoods in Portland making photos of businesses, houses, trash or whatever caught my eye. Then came my foot injury and my days of walking  for miles and … Continue reading

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5 days with my new Zero Image

I recently spent 5 relaxing days at my friend Doris’ cabin along the Salmon River near Mt Hood. We had great weather, although a bit windy on some days, but no rain. Yay! We managed to get out for walks … Continue reading

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More alleys

It seems  lately I have had little time to sit in front of my computer to sort and edit photos, or to  write on my blog. It’s not that I haven’t made photos, I’ve made hundreds over the past few … Continue reading

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Pinhole

Over Father’s Day weekend I attended my high school class reunion. How many decades have passed is not important, but what is important is that it was the best reunion ever. I will have photos of it in a later … Continue reading

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My take on my Reality So Subtle 6×6 pinhole camera

Sometimes the first roll of film through a new camera doesn’t come out exactly as you expected. This was the case with my new Reality So Subtle 6×6 pinhole camera. I am not new to pinhole photography and have at … Continue reading

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