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. I use both digital and film cameras.

Titan 4×5

I’m spending these rainy days in Portland going through my catalog of pinhole images. I came across these that I made with the Titan 4×5 pinhole camera while staying along the Salmon River at the base of Mt Hood. I … Continue reading

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Cemetery pinhole

I don’t research my family history but I do enjoy visiting pioneer cemeteries. Normally I like living people appearing as ghostly creatures in my long exposure pinhole images but one day last week I visited Lone Fir Cemetery in SE … Continue reading

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I’ve been missing from my blog, Flickr, Instagram and all photography. Difficult summer for me with so many things that were out of my control. My cameras had to be packed up and they are still packed up. Now hoping … Continue reading

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I’ve got one word: plastics

Anyone who has watched the movie, The Graduate, knows those profound words spoken to Dustin Hoffman’s character. Who knew how right those words were. All these decades later when I travel to the Oregon coast I prefer to take some … Continue reading

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A walk in my neighborhood in pinhole

I always have some kind of camera with me wherever I go. Sometimes more than one camera but always a pinhole camera. Out on a walk in my neighborhood a couple of weeks ago I carried my Reality So Subtle … Continue reading

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Holga doubles

I haven’t used my Holga 120 in awhile. I usually save it for the beach and rainy days because its plastic body is perfect for those conditions. I long ago gave up taking my digital camera out in those conditions. … Continue reading

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Timberline with my Titan 4×5

I am in love with large format photography. I’ve owned my Titan 4×5 pinhole camera for a few years but since listening to both The Lensless Podcast and the Large Format Photography Podcast I am totally back in. I recently … Continue reading

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