Author Archives: Simon

About Simon

Born in 1968, I was tragically not recognized as a genius until three years later, when I built and flew my first home-made aircraft. Since then, my life has been a string of major successes interspersed with what can only be called triumphs on a galactic scale. I am currently waiting to achieve my next one - should be ready in another 15 minutes or so. Bear with me...

Manggha

After years of seeing it from across the river, I finally made it to Arata Isozaki’s graceful Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Kraków. A quiet, understated gem of a building. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to take pictures … Continue reading

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Throwback Alley

These pictures remind me of my alleys project, but they’re mostly a formal exercise and a warm-up with a larger-format camera. Still, something might come of them in the future. For now, I just hope you enjoy them.

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Lines and fields, or back to the basics

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Film’s not dead

Well, rolled out some of the newer 120 Tri-X (I have half a brick of the stuff that’s been outdated since 1984, but that’s not a subject for polite company), and I still love the stuff. Here’s a small sampling: … Continue reading

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Hassy’s back

A couple of days ago I developed some old 120 film I had sitting in my junk drawer, including some shots of Studio Gang’s WMS Boathouse at Clark Park. Most of it is pretty forgettable, but I do like this … Continue reading

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