Monthly Archives: April 2009

Shipping out

Our Portfolio photo show shipped yesterday, including a print of the image, above. God and UPS willing, it should be in Hudson, Ohio next Monday, at which time Linda and I will have shipped ourselves to Ameugny, France. The blog … Continue reading

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Big dish, big deal

We arose this morning, did our customary 100 quick crunches, then dressed in walking clothes and headed out for Stanford’s Academic Preserve, the home of the Big Dish. It’s been more than two years since I’ve been able to walk, … Continue reading

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Portfolio

We’ve narrowed the hunt for 20 definitive newspaper-era Gulker portfolio images down to 23 or so. Friend Gary Fong, former photo editor at the nemesis San Francisco Chronicle, offered advice this evening that brought my selection down to the final … Continue reading

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The little black dress

That oh-so-essential wardrobe item: you’ve got one in your closet, right? Here’s mine, a photo I made with a then state-of-the-art Balcar strobe in the early 80s. The camera I used was a 1950’s vintage Graphic View 4×5 camera that … Continue reading

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Scanning the past

We’re having fun today, once again at the controls of a Nikon Coolscan 9000 film scanner. Today we’re scanning old, big (6×6 cm) negatives I shot with a Hasselblad in the 80s. The quality is amazing… that’s the late Norman … Continue reading

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Under the weather, under the radar

Linda and I both awoke Sunday with sore throats and a tired, achy feeling. My symptoms began to reside recede this morning, but Linda’s got worse. So we’ve been mostly off line… minimal or missing blog posts, MIA on Twitter, … Continue reading

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Tired limbs

Linda and I headed back out to Arastradero Preserve this morning, where we walked together for the first time in two years, on a path from which you can see what remains of an oak that fell not long after … Continue reading

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