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SC Take 1 – B&W

Today I share with you quite a few images from my recent trip to southern California. Before I share the images, I want to let folks know that I am still processing my thoughts. Part of that process is working through the images and memories. For me personally, the images tell my experiences better than words. In the coming days, I will be sharing more thoughts on this trip in pictures and words both here and on the Salsa blog. For now you’ll need to settle with just images.

I chose to share these 15 B & W because I think they tell a story that hasn’t been told yet. My friends that went on this trip have all shared some images and all of them were in color. I thought I’d give you a bit of a different feel. I also prefer black and white so I think these images resonate with me more than color. I’ll be sharing color images in SC Take 2 coming up later this week.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy the images and since I haven’t gotten my words together yet to describe how this trip played out, please leave me a comment if you have a specific question. Also, since I haven’t used the gallery feature here before, click on the first image to view a larger slide show. Enjoy.

These trips and experiences are incredibly challenging. At times they are crushing. But in the end, they are incredibly rich and at times rewarding beyond comprehension.

7 comments on “SC Take 1 – B&W

  1. Nice stuff Gnat, thanks for sharing. Can’t wait to read more about the trip, looks like it was awesome!!

  2. gypsybytrade says:

    Which camera is this? I can’t ind any specific records in the blog archive of an Olympus digital camera. Something new?

    Looks like a great route!

    1. Gnat says:

      It is an Olympus OMD rented from Lensrentals. With the weather aealing issues I had earlier this year in Japan I wanted something fairly light, high IQ and weather resistant. The OMD is the only camera that ticked those boxes.

      Yes the route is awesome!

  3. Steve Fuller says:

    Love the B&W and the amount of grain you put in when processing these. I’m always jealous whenever I see you guys have gone on another awesome trip. 🙂

    1. Gnat says:

      Thanks Steve. Don’t be jealous. Let’s plan something for the future.

  4. Fonk says:

    Great pics, Gnat.

    1. Gnat says:

      Thanks Fonk.

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