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Six Feet Apart: Living in Quarantine

It has been one week since the quarantine ‘officially’ started. This time last week, I was told my job (I work in retail) would close indefinitely. Shortly after, the governor issued a directive, then turned order, for all residents to stay home as much as possible. Any outings should…

Summer? Over. Film? Developed.

I started physically shaking when I finally got an email from The Darkroom¬†that my scans were being uploaded. My first and second rolls were my testers, my failures, my learning experience. But I knew that these two rolls were special. (Scroll to have your mind freaking blown at film…

My Second Roll of 35mm Film

Peep that first roll here.¬†Clearly, I couldn’t think of a witty title for my second roll. Shooting film has become way more personal. At first I would buy Portra 400 (what this roll was shot on) and take my time shooting through rolls. As of recently, I purchased the…

My First Roll of 35mm Film

This afternoon, while casually sitting in a coffee shop in San Francisco’s Financial District scrolling through my inbox, my heart dropped into the pit of my stomach. My scans from my first roll of film were ready. I quietly (loudly) gasped, my heart was pounding so fast that I…

How To Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet

Have you ever seen the movie How To Be Single? If you have, let’s chat about how amazing and underrated it is. If you haven’t, I won’t spoil anything. But in the movie, the main character talks about a group of hikers that watch the sunrise over the Grand…

Looking Back on 2017

Around this time a year ago, I was getting back to reality after a two week adventure in Europe. Oh how I wish I could say the same about this year.

2017 was, for lack of a better word, a complete whirlwind.

I visited new places, worked hard at current job,…