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free 35mm film developing and prints

free 35mm film developing and prints

Today Walgreens is offering free developing and 4×6″ prints from one roll of 35mm film. Now I have a decision to make. Firstly, I won’t be using this service for any of the film in my five active 35mm cameras (Nikon FE, Petri 7s, Vivitar PZ3115, Target diposable camera, and Argus Super Seventy-Five). My standard […]

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frank lloyd wright bust

frank lloyd wright bust

Would you have a bust of yourself in your own home? There’s one of Frank Lloyd Wright in the living room of his Taliesin West winter home in Scottsdale, Arizona. That seems a bit odd to me. I suppose it depends on the perspective of the current owner. Apparently they are decorating the house for […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright spire in Scottsdale

Frank Lloyd Wright spire in Scottsdale

In Scottsdale, Arizona stands the Taliesin West Promenade Spire, otherwise known as the Frank Lloyd Wright Spire. Oddly enough it was snatched from Wright’s 1957 proposal for the Arizona state capitol building. Somehow I don’t think Wright intended for random architectural elements to be pulled from his designs and just plopped at the end of […]

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Zaha Hadid screwed over Chicago

Zaha Hadid screwed over Chicago

Ok, here’s the Burnham Pavilion in Millennium Park in Chicago designed by Zaha Hadid. When I visited it about a month ago I thought it just looked like a glorified tent. It was nice, but could have been so much more. (photo courtesy mojosmom of Flickr via Creative Commons license) And now I see Zahad […]

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South Australia botanical gardens

South Australia botanical gardens

Happen to be in Australia any time soon? Then think about visiting The South Australia Botanical Gardens Bicentennial Conservatory at the Adelaide Botanic Garden. Official websites here and here (It’s not worth visiting the official sites unless you’re serious about going. The sites are simply utilitarian in function.) There’s AWESOME photos at architecturerevived blog. And […]

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if i can get

My brother and I were IM’ing and our conversation was interrupted. I looked back at my screen moments later and noticed I had typed, “if i can get” and I was like, “what did i want? I have no idea what i was wanting. WHAT did I want?” Such a mystery.

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