A Land of Geology: Part 1

When the first explorers discovered the glacier covered archipelago about 1,000 miles above Norway called Svalbard, the land probably appeared slowly from the grey arctic backdrop, imposing mountains silhouetted like a Lovecraftian alien planet. For me, Svalbard came suddenly into view from an ever-lightening night sky as my plane traveled further North. The dark of … Continue reading A Land of Geology: Part 1

Bartleby’s Machines: Hermes Rocket/ Hermes Baby Typewriter Review

The day I received my Hermes Rocket in the mail, I opened it in the five minutes I had before my Medieval Romance class was due to begin. My professor, a lovely  woman in her mid 60s with a German Shepard named Bodo constantly in tow, recognized the brand immediately, and then promptly corrected my … Continue reading Bartleby’s Machines: Hermes Rocket/ Hermes Baby Typewriter Review

Olympus Trip 35 Review: A Legacy of Pivotal Moments Through Clumsy Glass

If you were born before the late 90s, there’s a good chance you have distant memories of your parents taking pictures of you or your siblings as children on film cameras. You probably weren’t aware of what they were shooting on at the time of course. If your folks were anything like mine, a young … Continue reading Olympus Trip 35 Review: A Legacy of Pivotal Moments Through Clumsy Glass

Lomo LC-A Review: Comprehension of the Necessities

What can be written about the Lomo LC-A that hasn’t already been said by its cult following or the marketing team at Lomography? It is the genesis for the entire Lomography movement, as well as a critical factor in convincing my younger self to take photography seriously as an art form back in High School. … Continue reading Lomo LC-A Review: Comprehension of the Necessities