Category Archives: Hasselblad

learning to use the Hasselblad

Before the big bloom

Every March photographers swarm to the Portland waterfront to capture photos of the cherry trees which seem to signal the start of Spring. This year has been wet and cold so the trees are a little late blooming. I managed … Continue reading

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ET, call home

We live in an era of information and communication by device, but what do you do when you are out in the country and there is no cell service? You might just find a phone booth when you least expect … Continue reading

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Stonehenge of the West

Maryhill Stonehenge is a replica of the real thing in England. It is located on the Washington side of the Columbia River.  It was dedicated in 1918 as a memorial to WWI. It was the first memorial in the US … Continue reading

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Roads less traveled

Most weekends you might find me driving back roads to places I have never been before. Just taking off with no real destination in mind is something my husband and I enjoy doing. A couple of weeks ago we decided … Continue reading

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along the Columbia

Since I am sidelined this summer from hikes and long walks I have to do most of my photography within close proximity of my car. I enjoy road trips so I have been able to get out a bit, but … Continue reading

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alleys and trash

I seem to be attracted to wondering down alleys and making photos of whatever I find. I especially enjoy visiting small towns throughout the Pacific Northwest. My husband and I returned to Cottage Grove, Oregon, to visit a favorite antique … Continue reading

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Small Town Oregon

We really know how to celebrate Valentine’s day. No fancy dinners, box of candy or red roses…forget those. We took 3 days and headed to small town Oregon with my Hasselblad and 6 rolls of black and white film. We … Continue reading

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